Harry's uncle. He's a huge man with a massive moustache. Vernon detests Harry and thinks he's always up to no good, so he doesn't take Harry seriously when Harry wants to watch the news over the summer. Vernon cares about normalcy most of all, which is why he hates Harry and all people who are different. Vernon loses his temper and tries to kick Harry out after a dementor attacks Harry and Dudley, but he agrees to back up Petunia when she insists that Harry has to stay.
Uncle Vernon Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The timeline below shows where the character Uncle Vernon appears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...porch. Harry rings the bell, Petunia opens the door, and Dudley promptly vomits. Petunia and Vernon help Dudley inside while Harry attempts to slip up the stairs unnoticed. When Vernon asks... (full context)
...continue, except to say that he fell and felt cold and unhappy. Harry explains to Vernon that a dementor attacked Dudley, and Petunia adds that dementors protect Azkaban, the wizard prison.... (full context)
...composed of Moody, Tonks, Lupin, Mr. Weasley, Mrs. Weasley, Fred, and George. The group approaches Vernon and Petunia, who are also there, to tell them that there will be consequences if... (full context)