Who is Dumbledore gay for? Following the publication of the final “Harry Potter” novel, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” in 2007, Rowling revealed that Dumbledore was gay and that his prior relationship with famed evil wizard Grindelwald (now played by Mads Mikkelsen), was indeed romantic.
Is Dumbledore gay in movie? Jude Law plays Albus Dumbledore in “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.” Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros. J.K. Rowling first announced in 2007 that Albus Dumbledore was gay. For years, his sexuality was never depicted in any canon books or films in the franchise.
Who is gay in the secrets of Dumbledore? Nearly 15 years after J.K. Rowling revealed Dumbledore is gay, “Harry Potter” fans finally saw that backstory play out onscreen in the third prequel spinoff “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”
Is Albus Dumbledore gay in the books? Translation for the non-Harry Potter set: Dumbledore and Grindelwald are both wizards introduced in the original Rowling books; Rowling revealed after publishing her series that Dumbledore was gay, and very much in love with Grindelwald.