Rupert Grint

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Rupert Grint
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Grint in 2018
Born
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint

(1988-08-24) 24 August 1988 (age 34)
Harlow, Essex, England[1]
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present
Partner(s)Georgia Groome (2011–present)
Children1
Signature
Rupert Grint signature.svg

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint[2] (/ɡrɪnt/; born 24 August 1988) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Ron Weasley, one of the three main characters in the Harry Potter series of movies. He was cast as Weasley at age eleven. Before that, Grint had acted only in school plays and his local theatre group. From 2001 to 2011, he starred in all eight Harry Potter movies.

Grint started to work outside of the Harry Potter franchise in 2002. He had a main role in Thunderpants. In 2006, he was in Driving Lessons, a dramedy movie. He was also in Cherrybomb in 2010. Grint was in the comedy Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt. His first movie project after the Harry Potter series was in the 2012 anti-war movie Into the White. In 2013, his movie CBGB was released. That same year, he was cast in CBS's program Super Clyde. His first work on stage was in Mojo in October 2013. It was at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London.[3] In 2014, he was the voice of the character of Josh in Postman Pat: The Movie. From 2017 to 2018, he executive-produced and starred in the programme Snatch, It was based on the movie of the same name. Since 2019, he has been in the Apple TV+ horror series Servant.

Grint supports several charitable causes. Since 2011, he has been in a relationship with actress Georgia Groome. They have a daughter.

Filmography[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Director(s)
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Ron Weasley Chris Columbus
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Thunderpants Alan A. Allen Peter Hewitt
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Ron Weasley Alfonso Cuarón
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Mike Newell
2006 Driving Lessons Ben Marshall Jeremy Brock
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Ron Weasley David Yates
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
2010 Cherrybomb Malachy McKinney Glenn Leyburn & Lisa Barros D'Sa
Wild Target Tony Jonathan Lynn
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Ron Weasley David Yates
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
2012 Cross of Honour Gunner Robert Smith Petter Næss
2013 The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman Karl Fredrik Bond
CBGB Cheetah Chrome Randall Miller
The Unbeatables Amadeo (voice) Juan José Campanella
2014 Postman Pat: The Movie Josh (voice) Mike Disa
2015 Moonwalkers Jonny Antoine Bardou-Jacquet

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Happy Birthday Peter Pan Peter Pan (voice) TV documentary special
2010 Come Fly with Me Himself Episode 3
2012 American Dad! Liam (voice) Episode: "Killer Vacation"
2016 Tracey Ullman's Show Himself 1 episode
2017–2018 Sick Note Daniel Glass Main role
2017–2018 Snatch Charlie Cavendish Main role, also executive producer
2017 Urban Myths August "Gustl" Kubizek Episode: "Adolf the Artist"
2018 The ABC Murders[4] Inspector Crome Miniseries
2019–present Servant Julian Pearce Main role
2022 Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts Himself Reunion special[5]
2022 Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities TBA Anthology series

Video games[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Ron Weasley (voice)
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part I
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part II

Stage[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Mojo Sweets Stage production at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London
2014 It's Only a Play Frank Finger Stage production at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Broadway

Music[change | change source]

Year Title Format Notes
2011 "Lego House" Music Video Song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran
2012 "Over the Rainbow" Song Into the White Soundtrack
2014 "Struck by Lightning" Postman Pat: The Movie Soundtrack
2021 "The Sky Cries" Music Video Song by Saleka

Other roles[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Baggy Trousers Molesworth Series, BBC Radio 4
2012 We Are Aliens Narrator The National Space Centre's Show


Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rupert Grint biography". biography.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  2. "Ron Weasley (Note: Click appropriate actor's image, click "Actor Bio")". Warner Bros. Archived from the original on 10 April 2006. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  3. Benedict, David (14 November 2013). "West End Review: 'Mojo'".
  4. Clarke, Stewart (23 May 2018). "John Malkovich to Play Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's 'The ABC Murders'". Variety. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  5. Roots, Kimberly (20 December 2021). "Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint (Plus Many More Wizards) Gather for Magical 20th Anniversary Reunion Trailer — Watch!". TVLine. Retrieved 20 December 2021.

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