Kids Wish Network would like to send a “Happy Birthday” wish out to British actor, Rupert Grint. This adored Harry Potter star is celebrating his 24th birthday today and we’re hoping it’s fantastic!
In 2004 we granted a wish for Alexandra, a Harry Potter fan suffering from spina bifida and hydrocephalus. For her wish, Alexandra was given the opportunity to attend the premiere of Harry Potter’s third major motion picture, The Prisoner of Azkaban, in New York City, and got meet members of the cast!
Rupert Alexander Grint (born 24 August 1988) is an English actor, who rose to prominence playing Ron Weasley, one of the three main characters in the Harry Potter film series. Grint was cast as Ron at the age of 11, having previously acted only in school plays and at his local theatre group. From 2001 through 2011, he starred in eight Harry Potter movies alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson.
Beginning in 2002, Grint began to work outside of the Harry Potter franchise, taking on a co-leading role in Thunderpants. He has had starring roles in Driving Lessons, a dramedy...
“I have to say, after experiencing so many spoiled young Hollywood stars, it was a pleasure meeting someone so humble, polite, and down-to-Earth.”
(USA Today, July 2007)
HP Casting Department:
“There is a warmth about Rupert, which is absolutely part of the character of Ron. Ron is kind and thoughtful and slightly insecure, and has a generousness of spirit that I also see in Rupert. There are no short cuts with children. You have to see as many as possible until you...
1.Rupert Grint was born on August 24, 1988, in Hertforshire, England.
2.Rupert comes from a big family too, he has 1 brothers and three sisters. He also is the eldest.
3.Rupert has been in school plays too, having been in Rumpelstilskin (as the title role) and in Noah's Ark (as a fish, to which Jay Leno commented: "You must have been one heck of a fish!")
4.After knowing about the Harry Potter auditions from Newsround, Rupert enlisted the help of his Drama teacher. For his audition, he sent a video he made of himself, wherein he dressed as a girl, while...
Rupert Grint: Kissing Emma Watson Was Just 'Okay'
Rupert Grint does not count himself among the massive number of males who probably want to smooch Emma Watson.
"It was actually okay," Grint, 22, said of his onscreen kiss with Watson in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which opened in theaters Friday. "It was just the anticipation. Neither of us were looking forward to it."
Grint does, however, acknowledge that may seem a bit unbelievable to most fans.
V Festival, sponsored by Virgin Media , is back for its fifteenth anniversary and once again we've got a cracking line-up being headlined by Kings Of Leon and Kasabian. The biggest and best festival of the year taking place on 21st and 22nd August 2010. Fans can book V Festival Tickets from GigSport.com.
The V Festival is one of the most rocking music event held across two sites - Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex and Weston Park, Staffordshire and will be lined up with the hottest acts in music. Headliners Kings Of Leon and Kasabian, Stereophonics, David Guetta, Florence and the...
Harry Potter star, Rupert Grint, has used his creative talents to support Keech Hospice Care’s adult and children’s hospices – a charity located close to his Hertfordshire home.
The wizard star is known to enjoy drawing and painting in his spare time and has produced an elaborate, coloured butterfly sketch – a theme which was chosen to represent the beauty of all lives, however short they may be.
Grint’s artwork will join the creations of many other celebrities including Coldplay, Theo Walcott and Fearne Cotton.