Sirius Black was a pure blood wizard, the older son of Orion and Walburga Black, the brother of Regulus Black, the best friend of James Potter and the godfather of Harry Potter. He was also a member of the Order of the Phoenix.
Major Story Arcs
Before Philosophers Stone
Sirius along with his best friend friends James Potter, Remus Lupin and Peter Pettigrew created the maurderers map.
When they found out Voldermort was coming for them James and Lily Potter asked Sirius to be their Secret keeper but instead he suggested them to make Peter Pettigrew their secret keeper, a decision which he regretted later.
After the Potters died, Sirius gave Hagrid his motorcycle and then went to confront Peter. He was framed by Pettigrew and had to go to Azkaban.
Prisoner of Azkaban
Sirius saw Ron's rat Scabbers in a newspaper and instantly recognised him as Peter Pettigrew He managed to escape Azkaban and came to Hogwarts to kill Peter and Harry from him. Remus Lupin had also joined Hogwarts as a Defense against the dark arts teacher this year. He turned into an Animagus and tricked Harry Ron and Hermoine into coming after. With Lupin's help he managed to convince them of his innocence. But Peter Pettigrew managed to escape and Sirius was caught with no evidence of his innocence. But Harry and Hermoine (with Dumbledore's assistance) used a time turner and helped him in escaping.
Order of the Phoenix
After Voldermort returned Sirius joined the Order of the Phoenix. Voldermort tricked Harry into thinking he was torturing Sirius and thinking his godfather was in trouble, Harry rushed to the ministry thus falling into Voldermort's trap. Later Sirius along with the rest of the order came to the ministry to rescue Harry and his friends. Sirius was duelling with Bellatrix Lestrange when her killing curse hit him and killed him.
- Eyes : Grey
- Hair : Black
- House : Gryffindor
Powers and Abilities
Sirius was one of the most skilled wizards of his time. He along with James Potter was able to brew an animagus potion which was known to be complex, time consuming and difficult to brew at only the age of fifteen. He was also an expert in charms as he was able to create Maurderer's map, a map of Hogwarts along with the rest of his friends. He was also an expert duellist as he was able to survive the first Wizarding war. He also had an iron will and was able to survive in Azkaban for twelve years without going mad.
Sirius appeared in three films of the Harry Potter film series namely Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He was portrayed by Gary Oldman.