He rose to fame for his role as Ron Weasley , one of the three main characters in the Harry Potter film series. Grint was cast as Ron at age eleven, having previously acted only in school plays and at his local theatre group. From to , he starred in all eight Harry Potter films. Beginning in , Grint began to work outside of the Harry Potter franchise, playing a co-leading role in Thunderpants.
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In those nearly two decades, the cast of the beloved franchise have gone through breakups, tragedies, marriages and now, Rupert Grint is one the first of the stars to be preparing for parenthood. On Friday, a rep for the Brit shared in a statement, "Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are excited to announce they are expecting a baby and would please ask for privacy at this time. Though some of the graduates of Hogwarts have gotten married or adopted pets, none of them are parents yet. Although, fans shouldn't expect Rupert to name his future baby after his character. He previously shared , "If I had a son, would I call him Ron? It's quite a good name, but probably not. And Grint's a tough name to pair a one-syllable first name with.
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The multi-millionaire actor called the year-old actress, who plays Hermione Granger, "a pretty girl" and said she was "popular with the cast". In an interview with FHM , he hinted that both he and Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, had tried to win favour with Granger, but declined to comment on which of the two was more enamoured with her. Have Daniel or I ever hit on Emma?
The actor, 30, also said he's pals with former co-star Emma Watson, as the trio keep their friendship alive after almost a decade since the franchise's final film. Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he was "so happy" for former Harry Potter co-star Rupert Grint as he recently became a dad. The actor, 30, also let fans know he is very much in touch with former co-star Emma Watson , as the trio keep their friendship alive after almost a decade since the franchise's final film. We're not as close as we once were but I [recently] text Rupert because of his baby. Daniel revealed that he's "genuinely just so happy for him.