The actor, 54, had a role in the 2004 film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third film in the franchise. Tavare played Tom the Innkeeper, a role known by many fans of the series for Prior to spending time in the wizarding world, Tavare made a name for himself as a sketch comedian. He appeared on ITV series The Sketch Show, which aired from 2001 to 2004. Later, the actor guest starred on episodes of TV series like Californication, Chuck, and Tosh.0. Recently he appeared in horror flicks The Houses October Built, The Cursed Man, and Dances With Werewolves.