Grint, Rupert 1988–

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GRINT, Rupert 1988–


Full name, Rupert Michael Grint; born August 24, 1988, in Walton-at-Stone, Herfordshire, England; son of Nigel (a memorabilia dealer) and Jo (a homemaker) Grint. Avocational Interests: Soccer, other sports, drawing, playing the guitar, building model airplanes.

Addresses: Agent—Special Artists Agency, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 890, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Actual Management Company, 7 Great Russell St., London WC1B 3NH, England.

Career: Actor. Voice-over artist for television and radio.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award, most promising young newcomer, Young Artist Foundation, Special Achievement Award, outstanding new talent, Golden Satellite awards, International Press Academy, Empire Award nomination (with others), best debut, and Young Artist Award nomination (with others), best ensemble in a feature film, all 2002, for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone; Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination (with others), best acting ensemble, 2003, for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.


Film Appearances:

Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Warner Bros., 2001.

Alan A. Allen, Thunderpants (also known as Donderbroek and L'incroyable histoire de Patrick Smash), A-Film, 2002.

Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Warner Bros., 2002.

Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Warner Bros., 2004, IMAX version released as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The IMAX Experience.

Ben, Driving Lessons, ContentFilm, 2005.

Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Warner Bros., 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, A Katie Couric Special—Harry Potter: Behind the Magic (documentary; also known as Harry Potter: Behind the Magic), NBC, 2001.

Himself, Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens—Das grosse RTL Special zum Film (documentary), 2002.

(Uncredited) Himself, J. K. Rowling: Harry Potter and Me (documentary; also known as J. K. Rowling and the Story of Harry Potter), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Himself, Nick Takes over the Superbowl, Nickelodeon, 2004.

Himself, An Audience with Al Murray, Independent Television, 2005.

Himself, Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05, BBC, 2005.

Voice of Peter Pan, Happy Birthday Peter Pan (documentary), BBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2002.

Himself, E! News Daily, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Himself, "Fridays Goes to the Premiere of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," Fridays, Cartoon Network, 2004.

Himself, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," HBO First Look, HBO, 2004.

Himself, GMTV, Independent Television, 2004.

Himself, Ministry of Mayhem, Independent Television, 2004.

Himself, Richard & Judy, Channel 4 (England), 2004.

Himself, Total Request Live (also known as TRL and Total Request with Carson Daly), MTV, 2004.

Himself, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," HBO First Look, HBO, 2005.

Himself, Comic Relief in da Bungalow, BBC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in productions in England. Some sources cite an appearance as Rooster in Annie (musical); and in Peter Pan.

Radio Appearances:

Voice of Molesworth, "Molesworth," Baggy Trousers, BBC Radio 4, 2003.



Himself, Al Murray: The Pub Landlord Live—My Gaff, My Rules, Universal, 2003.



Guardian (London), November 27, 2004.

K—Zone, December, 2004, p. 19.

Nickelodeon, May, 2004; June, 2004, pp. 54-55.

People Weekly, November 19, 2001, p. 64.

Times (London), October 7, 2001.

Yam, July, 2005.