Founder: Godric Gryffindor
Colors: Red and Gold
Animal: Lion
Head: Minerva McGonagall
Ghost: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington ("Nearly Headless Nick")
Characteristics: Courage
Common Room: Gryffindor Tower, entrance on the seventh floor.
Notable Gryffindors: Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, Rubeus Hagrid, Lily Evans, Sirius Black, James Potter, Peter Pettigrew, Remus Lupin, Arthur Weasley, Molly Weasley, Bill Weasley, Charlie Weasley, Percy Weasley, Fred Weasley, George Weasley, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Ginny Weasley, Neville Longbottom, Oliver Wood, Angelina Johnson, Katie Bell, Alicia Spinett, Dean Thomas, Lavender Brown, Seamus Finnegan, Parvati Patil, Colin Creevey.