Harry's Muggle uncle. He loves making Harry unhappy but because he hates having Harry around even more, he allows Harry to attend the Quidditch World Cup and leave his home early. He also lives in fear that Harry is going to tell Sirius that he's unhappy, as Harry shares that Sirius is an escaped convict but doesn't tell Vernon that Sirius is innocent. Vernon loses his temper when Mr. Weasley is late picking Harry up for the World Cup and destroys his living room, and when Dudley eats Fred's Ton-Tongue Toffee.
Uncle Vernon Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The timeline below shows where the character Uncle Vernon appears in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...enough to accommodate him, so the school nurse recommended a diet consisting mostly of what Vernon calls "rabbit food." Petunia insists that the entire family follow the regime to make Dudley... (full context)