Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint 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 born and brought up in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. His mother, Joanna Grint (nee Parsons), is a housewife, and his father, Nigel Grint, is a memorabilia dealer. Grint is the eldest of five siblings. He attended St Joseph's Primary School in Hertford, a Roman Catholic primary school. While there, Grint took an avid interest in theatre.
The actor enjoys a close friendship with his Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson adding that they have a sibling-like relationship, having known each other from an early age. Like his character, he has arachnophobia, a fear of spiders.
Birthday: August 24, 1988