Rankin, Chris 1983-

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Rankin, Chris 1983-


Full name, Christopher William Rankin; born November 8, 1983, in Auckland, New Zealand; moved to England, c. 1989; mother, an English teacher.


Contact—c/o Ken McReddie, Ltd., 21 Barrett St., London W1V 1BD, England.


Actor. Dereham Operatic Society, member of Youth Theatre Company, beginning 1995; Painted Horse Theatre Company, founding member and production manager, beginning 2004. Worked at UCI Cinemas, England.


Film Appearances:

Percy Weasley, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also known as Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter a kamen mudrcu, Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers, Harry Potter e a pedra filosofal, Harry Potter e la pietra filosofale, Harry Potter en de steen der wijzen, Harry Potter es a boelcsek koeve, Harry Potter i kamien filozoficzny, Harry Potter i la pedra filosofal, Harry Potter ja viisasten kivi, Harry Potter och de vises sten, Harry Potter og de vises stein, Harry Potter og de vises sten, Harry Potter og viskusteinninn, Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen, and Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal), Warner Bros., 2001.

Percy Weasley, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (also known as Incident on 57th Street, Harry Potter a tajemna komnata, Harry Potter e a camara dos segredos, Harry Potter e a secreta, Harry Potter e la camera dei segreti, Harry Potter en de geheime kamer, Harry Potter es a titkok kamraja, Harry Potter et la chambre des secrets, Harry Potter i la cambra secreta, Harry Potter ja salaisuuksien kammio, Harry Potter och hemligheternas kammare, Harry Potter og hemmelighedernes kammer, Harry Potter og leyniklefinn, Harry Potter og mysteriekammeret, Harry Potter si camera secretelor, Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens, Harry Potter y la camara de los secretos, and Harry Potter y la camara secreta), Warner Bros., 2002.

Percy Weasley, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (also known as Harry Potter e il prigioniero di Azkaban, Harry Potter en de gevangene van Azkaban, Harry Potter e o prisioneiro de Azkaban, Harry Potter et le prisonnier d'Azkaban, Harry Potter i el pres d'Azkaban, Harry Potter ja Azkabanin vanki, Harry Potter och faangen fraan Azkaban, Harry Potter og fangen fra Azkaban, Harry Potter og fanginn fra Azkaban, Harry Potter und der Gefangene von Askaban, and Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban), Warner Bros., 2004, IMAX version released as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The IMAX Experience.

Chris Haines, Explode, Chapter Two: Into the Fold, Fantom Films, 2006.

Percy Weasley, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Warner Bros., 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Waring, The Rotters' Club, BBC-2, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, Ministry of Mayhem (also known as Holly & Stephen's Saturday Showdown and M.O.M.), Independent Television (England), 2004.

Himself, Smile, BBC, 2004.

Appeared in other programs, including Blue Peter, BBC; CBBC Xchange, CBBC; Hell's Kitchen; Newsround, CBBC; and SM: TV Live (also known as Saturday Morning Television Live, SM:TV, and SM: TV Gold), Independent Television.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Appeared in various roles in Days Like This.

Stage Appearances:

Percival, Jack and the Beanstalk (pantomime), Theatre Royal Norwich, England, 2002, 2003.

Geoff, A Taste of Honey, Sheringham Little Theatre, Sheringham, England, 2003.

Thenardier, Les Miserables (musical), 2003.

Percival, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (pantomime; also known as Snow White), Telford, England, 2003, then Derby, England, 2004.

Various roles, Under Milk Wood, New Fisher/Madder Market Theatre, 2004.

King Rat, Dick Whittington and His Fabulous Cat (pantomime), Oakengates Theatre, Telford, England, 2005-2006.

Appeared as Roger, Grease (musical); as Joseph, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (musical); as Edmund, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; as Ralph, The Lord of the Flies; as Bosun, Return to the Forbidden Planet (musical); and as Harry and the young Ebenezer in Scrooge (musical). Appeared as a member of the ensemble in the musicals Bugsy Malone and Little Shop of Horrors; and as a member of the chorus in the musicals The King and I, My Fair Lady, and Whistle down the Wind. Appeared in other productions, including the musicals Honk! and Oliver! and the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.

Major Tours:

Eilert Loveborg, Hedda Gabler, Painted Horse Theatre Company, British cities, c. 2004.

Young Syrian, Salome, Painted Horse Theatre Company, British cities, 2005.

Edgar Linton, Wuthering Heights, British cities, 2006.

Appeared as a member of the ensemble in the musical Little Shop of Horrors.

Stage Work:

Stage manager for productions of the Painted Horse Theatre Company.



Chris Rankin Online,http://www.chrisrankin.com, February 8, 2007.