JK Rowling has won a top award. She's won the Variety UK personality prize at the British Independent Film Awards, for her contribution to movies.
A spokesperson for JK told CBBC Newsround that she was sure the author would be "delighted".
As well as writing the Potter books, JK has always worked closely with the production team of the Potter films.
Award bosses said her books had led to the UK's film community playing a huge part in the Potter movie phenomenon.