Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint was born on 24th August 1988 in Harlow, Essex, England, to Nigel Grint, a dealer in racing memorabilia, and Joanne Grint. Grint is the eldest of five siblings, the others being James (b. 1990), Georgina (b. 1993), Samantha (b. 1996), and Charlotte (b. 1998). He attended Richard Hale School, in Hertford.
Rupert Grint is an English actor and producer famously known for his role in the Harry Potter franchise as Ron Weasley. From 2001 to 2011, he starred in all eight Harry Potter films. He was 11 when he was cast for the role of Ron in the Harry Potter film series.
Beginning in 2002, Grint began to work outside of the Harry Potter franchise, playing a co-leading role in Thunderpants. He has had starring roles in Driving Lessons, a dramedy released in 2006, and Cherrybomb, a drama film of limited release in 2010. Grint co-starred with Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt in Wild Target, a comedy. His first film project following the end of the Harry Potter series was the 2012 anti-war film, Into the White, in which he has a supporting role.
won a Young Artist Award for Most Promising Young Newcomer for his role as Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
In 2014 he voiced the character of Josh in Postman Pat: The Movie, and in 2017, he starred in and was executive producer of the television series Snatch, based on the film of the same name.
Rupert was also featured in Ed Sheeran’s song Lego House in the year 2011.