Newt Scamander is the main character of, Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them (Movie) and the author of the titular book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them. He is portrayed by Eddie Redmanye.
His full name is Newton Artemis Fido Scamander
He was born in 1897. He attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1908/1909 where he joined the house of Hufflepuff.
After Hogwarts he joined the Ministry of Magic spending two years in the Ofice of House-Elf Relocation before joining the Beast Division. After a fast succession of promotions he was appointed magizoologist.