Birth Date 08/24/1988
Birthplace Harlow, England
Credits 7 Movies, 1 TV appearances, 1 award
Grint is the eldest of five children .
Father: Nigel Grint
Mother: Jo Parsons
Sister: Charlotte Grint
Sister: Georgina Grint
Sister: Samantha Grint
"I lived the books and I knew the Weasleys inside out." --Rupert Grint on his determination to be cast in the film, quoted in the London Times, October 7, 2001.
"Ron is kind and thoughtful and slightly insecure, and has a generousness of spirit that I also see in Rupert. ..." --casting director Karen Lindsay-Stewart on Grint, quoted in the London Times, October 7, 2001.
(2004) Again portrayed Ron in the third installment of the Harry Potter series "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," directed by Alfonso Cuarón
(2001) Cast as Ron Weasley in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," adapted from the first novel in the best-selling fantasy series by J.K. Rowling
Performed in local stage productions
(2002) Portrayed the title character's best friend in "Thunderpants", about a flatulent youngster
Raised in Hertfordshire, England
(2002) Reprised Ron in the sequel "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"
(2005) Reprised the role of Ron in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," adapted from the fourth book in the fantasy series by J.K. Rowling and directed by Mike Newell
(2007) Reprised the role of Ron in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," adapted from the fifth book in the fantasy series and directed by David Yates
(2006) Starred in the coming-of-age drama, "Driving Lessons"