Rupert Grint

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Rupert Grint (born 24.08.1988)
Rupert Grint is an English actor most famous for playing the role of Ron Weasley in the 'Harry Potter' film series based on the books by JK Rowling.

Rupert Grint: Childhood
Rupert Grint was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. His parents are Joanna, a housewife, and Nigel Grint, a dealer of memorabilia.
He attended St Joseph's Primary School in Hertford and began performing in school plays. He then started attending a theatre group called Top Hat Stage and Screen School and later went to Richard Hale School but left at 16.

Rupert Grint: Acting career
Rupert Grint appeared in 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone', the first instalment in the book to film series, in 2001 aged 11. He was cast alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson after sending in a video of himself performing a rap about wanting to receive the part. The film was the highest grossing of the year and totalled $974 million in theatres.
He subsequently appeared in 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' in 2002, '. the Prisoner of Azkaban' directed by Alfonso Cuarón in 2004 and '. the Goblet of Fire' directed by Mike Newell in 2005 before David Yates took over direction in 2007's '. the Order of the Phoenix', '. the Half-Blood Prince' in 2009 and '. the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2' in 2010 and 2011 respectively.
He has won several awards for 'Harry Potter' including an Otto Award and a Young Artist Award.
In 2002, he starred in the family comedy 'Thunderpants' opposite Bruce Cook.
2006, saw him opposite Julie Walters (who plays his onscreen mother in 'Harry Potter') and Tamsin Egerton in the comedy drama 'Driving Lessons'.
In 2010, he appeared in the thriller 'Cherrybomb' opposite Kimberley Nixon and also 'Wild Target' alongside Emily Blunt and Bill Nighy. Neither film was very well-received.
In 2011, he made a cameo in 'Little Britain' stars Matt Lucas and David Walliams' new BBC comedy 'Come Fly with Me'. That year also saw him cast in Norwegian World War II film 'Into the White'.
As well as that, he was announced to voice Postman Pat in 'Postman Pat: The Movie - You Know You're The One' with David Tennant, Stephen Mangan and Jim Broadbent. He also stars in a music video for Ed Sheeran as an obsessed fan in 'Lego House'.

Rupert Grint: Personal life
Rupert Grint was allegedly dating 'Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging' star Georgia Groome in 2011 though it remains unconfirmed.
He is afraid of spiders just like his 'Harry Potter' character.
He owns an ice-cream van.
He supports the British football team is a Tottenham Hotspurs.
He carried the Olympic torch during the London Olympic Torch Relay in 2012.
He has got involved with various charities including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution which involved taking part in 2010's Wacky Rally with his onscreen twin brothers James and Oliver Phelps, and Keech Hospice Care for which he auctioned a butterfly design on eBay.
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10th July 2014 -

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8th July 2014 -

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J.K. Rowling has released a short 1500 word story on Pottermore detailing the lives of Harry Potter and the rest of the Hogwarts gang 16 years after they defeated Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters....

Rupert Grint wants invisibility cloak

24th June 2014 -

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Rupert Grint wishes he could wear an ''invisibility cloak'' at music festivals.The 'Harry Potter' actor has joked he would like to use some of the magic accessories from the wizard series to allow him to...

Rupert Grint Made Theatre-goer Vomit

23rd June 2014 -

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British actor Rupert Grint made a theatre-goer vomit during his recent West End run.The Harry Potter star appeared as a drug-addled criminal in Jez Butterworth's gritty play Mojo from October (13) to February (14), and...

Rupert Grint to star on Broadway

19th June 2014 -

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Rupert Grint will star on Broadway later this year. The 25-year-old actor has joined the cast of 'It's Only A Play' - which will officially open in New York's theatre district in October this year...

Rupert Grint Is Broadway-Bound With 'It's Only A Play' Role

18th June 2014 -

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Rupert Grint is to make his debut on Broadway in a play called It's Only A Play. The former Harry Potter star is the latest actor to sign on to director Jack O'Brien's star-studded take...

Rupert Grint to make Broadway debut

18th June 2014 -

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Rupert Grint is to make his Broadway debut.The 'Harry Potter' actor - who made his professional stage debut playing a drug dealer in 'Mojo' in London's West End last year - has joined the cast...

'Harry Potter' Star Rupert Grint Set For Broadway Debut In 'It's Only A Play'

18th June 2014 -

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Another star from the 'Harry Potter' film franchise is heading for a New York City stage.Rupert Grint, known for playing Ron Weasley, is set to make his Broadway debut in Terrence McNally's comedy 'It's Only...

Rupert Grint To Make Broadway Debut In It's Only A Play

17th June 2014 -

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Harry Potter star Rupert Grint has followed pal Daniel Radcliffe onto the Broadway stage.The British actor will make his debut on the New York stage as acclaimed director Frank Finger in the star-studded Broadway production...

Dating Site Shocker For Rupert Grint

11th June 2014 -

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Harry Potter star Rupert Grint was stunned to discover his profile on dozens of Internet dating websites after a prankster stole his bank card and signed him up on a search for love.The British actor...

Rupert Grint's online dating disaster

11th June 2014 -

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Rupert Grint was shocked to discover a thief had signed him up to multiple dating sites. The 'Harry Potter' actor recently had his credit card stolen and was alarmed when he was inundated with dozens...

Rupert Grint's secret skill

8th June 2014 -

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Rupert Grint can play the didgeridoo.The 'Harry Potter' actor admits he's tried to master numerous instruments but he can make a ''decent noise'' with the wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians years ago.He said: ''I...

Rupert Grint's secret singing talent

25th May 2014 -

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Rupert Grint was ''surprised'' to learn he can sing.The 25-year-old actor shows off his musical talents in 'Postman Pat: The Movie' - in which he plays the titular character's talent show rival - and thought...

Rupert Grint's animal disguise

24th May 2014 -

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Rupert Grint used to go out wearing an ''animal mask''.The 'Postman Pat' actor - who shot to fame playing young wizard Ron Weasley in the 'Harry Potter' franchise - donned disguises so he could go...

The Things They Say: 4191178

12th May 2014 -

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"I like to carve sculptures out of crayons. I started doing it to pass the time on the set of the Harry Potter films. Throw an idea at me and I'll turn it into a...

John Tiffany in talks to helm Harry Potter play

9th May 2014 -

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John Tiffany is in talks with J. K. Rowling to helm a Harry Potter play. The stage director - who has worked on 'Black Watch' and 'Once' - is in the ''early stages'' of negotiations...

New Macbeth Movie Gets Go-ahead After Funding Campaign

9th April 2014 -

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A new movie adaptation of Macbeth featuring Rupert Grint will head into production after a successful crowd-funding campaign.The Enemy of Man will be made after members of the public pledged more than the target of...

Where Are The 'Harry Potter' Stars Now?

3rd April 2014 -

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News that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is to be made into a film trilogy may be the best thing we’ve ever heard. The Harry Potter spin-off will be written by J.K. Rowling...

Postman Pat: The Movie

1st April 2014 -

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Pat Clifton has long nursed a passion for delivering mail as the much-loved postman of Greendale; his generosity and determination making him one of the most efficient mailmen in the country. What most people don't...

JK Rowling Writes Harry Potter Quidditch History Post On Pottermore Site

14th March 2014 -

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JK Rowling has added to her already extensive Harry Potter universe by writing a new post for her fansite, Pottermore.com. Rowling may have already written all the Potter books she intends to but that doesn't...

The Things They Say: 4089295

28th February 2014 -

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"I would love to do a show with Rupert... We'd be silly to do it any time soon, we're both forging our own paths at the moment. I think at the moment were we to...

A Frankenstein-Haired Daniel Radcliffe Collects Theatre Award

25th February 2014 -

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Daniel Radcliffe said he was “deeply honoured” to pick up the best actor award at the 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards in London last night – an evening which saw the Harry Potter actor reunite with his...

Harry Potter Co-stars Triumph At Whatsonstage Awards

24th February 2014 -

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Harry Potter pals Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint were celebrating on Sunday (23Feb14) after picking up honours at the WhatsOnStage Awards in Britain.Radcliffe was named Best Actor in a Play for his role in The...

'Postman Pat: The Movie' Delivers A Cracking British Cast In A Starry New Adventure [Trailer]

4th February 2014 -

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The well-loved British children's programme, Postman Pat, is being turned into a new movie that will bring the stop motion techniques employed in the series into the 21st century with 3D animation. The show, which...

Postman Pat: The Movie

4th February 2014 -

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Pat Clifton is well-known in the village of Greendale for, not only his prompt and polite deliveries having been in the postal business for many years, but for frequently taking it upon himself to help...

JK Rowling Concedes Ron and Hermione's Relationship Made Little Sense

3rd February 2014 -

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JK Rowling has spoken frankly about the relationship of Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter books, admitting for the first time that the romance made little sense and was invented "for very...

J.K. Rowling unsure about Harry Potter ending

2nd February 2014 -

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J.K. Rowling isn't sure she ended 'Harry Potter' in the right way.The author concluded her hugely successful series of books about the boy wizard with his best friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley married -...

Emma Watson guest edits Wonderland magazine

29th January 2014 -

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Emma Watson has guest edited the latest issue of Wonderland magazine.The 23-year-old actress - who is studying at Brown University, located in Providence, Rhode Island - fronts the latest edition of the fashion publication and...

Shia LaBeouf "Retiring" After Whirlwind Year Of Plagiarism, Skywriting, Owls And Nude Pics

10th January 2014 -

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Shia LaBeouf has announced that he is "retiring from all public life" after a year of crazy incidents has reached breaking point. It has been a rather strange year for the 27 year-old Even Stevens...

Rupert Grint Scared Off Drugs By Shia Labeouf

6th January 2014 -

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British actor Rupert Grint has been put off drugs for life after watching Shia Labeouf take an acid trip for a film role.The Harry Potter star appeared alongside LaBeouf in Charlie Countryman and was stunned...

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