Lynn C. (Harry Potter fan)

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Name: Lynn C.
Alias(es): various (not publicly linked)
Type: fansite owner, news reporter, convention committee member
Fandoms: Harry Potter
Communities: Chris Rankin Online, Harry Potter Connection, Nimbus 2003
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Lynn C. is a Harry Potter fan who was active from circa 1999 through the early 2000's.

She is perhaps best known for founding and maintaining Chris Rankin Online, what started as a fansite for Chris Rankin (the actor who plays Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter films) and later became Rankin's official site.[1] Lynn ran the site from August 2001 until around 2009.

Lynn was also a writer for Harry Potter Connection, a Harry Potter news site, in 2001.[2]

Lynn was the Public Relations director for Nimbus 2003, the first HPEF symposium. Her biography for Nimbus read:

Lynn [C.], the Public Relations director, has traversed the HP fandom under many guises over the last four years. Presently, she serves as a global editor for and maintains Chris Rankin's official website. When in need of sleep, a rare occurrence, she attends classes at the University of Washington. In her more lucid moments she moonlights as a web designer and obsesses over Chris Guest movies. Amongst her weaponry are such diverse elements as: fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope, and nice red uniforms.


  1. ^ See the "About" page at Chris Rankin Online at, archived 03 December 2001, versus, archived 11 June 2002 by the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Harry Potter Connection, Frequently Asked Questions, archived 17 July 2001 by the Wayback Machine. Lynn posted news items to the site from circa June through November 2001. See also The Leaky Cauldron's September 6, 2001 post linking to a news report by Lynn.