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Rupert Grint quotes on films, acting, people, time, books, red hair, family, and fame.

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Known best as Ron Weasley from the popular ‘Harry Potter’ film series, Rupert Grint is an English actor and a producer. Born and raised in Essex, England, Rupert always wanted to become an actor ever since he was a kid. He had done only a few stage plays before he was hired to play one of the three lead roles in the first ‘Harry Potter’ film at the age of 11. He subsequently appeared in all 8 films in the franchise and became a world renowned actor. Apart from the wizardly film series, Rupert has broken the stereotype he was attached to with mature roles in films such as ‘Wild Target’, ‘Into the White’ and ‘Cherrybomb’. Despite earning praises for his other roles as well, Rupert is still best known as Ron from ‘Harry Potter’. We have compiled the list of best Rupert Grint quotes on films, acting, people, time, books, red hair, family and fame taken from his interviews and talk show appearances.

I've never been seriously involved with anyone. I've certainly never been in love. I've always preferred to keep things casual.

- Rupert Grint

It's not that I find it hard to meet girls - they do come up and chat me up from time to time. Sometimes I'm interested, I tend not to go for the prettier ones. I prefer the quirkier types.

- Rupert Grint

Leave home? It's quite a scary thought. I'm not the most independent person and that's the result. When you're always surrounded by people it becomes quite normal.

- Rupert Grint

I went out with people, but never anything too serious. It wasn't that easy. Now it's something I'm really looking forward to.

- Rupert Grint

So yes, I do want to try and keep things going if I can. I have a few things brewing... And if it doesn't happen, I did buy an ice cream van a while ago. So I always have that to fall back on.

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I do, kind of, spend a lot. And just on stupid things. Because I don't really know what to do. What are you supposed to do? Um. It just seems like way too much. We don't deserve it, at all, for what we do.

- Rupert Grint

I think coughing up slugs was quite hard. Ron has a scene where he has to cough up these giant slugs.

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The characters in the book grow up with us. My voice has broken as well.

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Don't have a favorite subject, I think I want to carry on doing this because I really enjoy it.

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I'd like to have the flying car, I think that'd be really cool.

- Rupert Grint

One in the third film, I'm looking forward to meeting one of the Dementors.

- Rupert Grint

Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.

- Rupert Grint

We had a dialogue coach. She helped us with our T's.

- Rupert Grint

We had a script reading, and that's where we met J.K. Rowling, which was really exciting.

- Rupert Grint

I like all Jim Carrey films. They're really funny.

- Rupert Grint

But I like all the books. You've got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience.

- Rupert Grint

I want Ron to stand up to Malfoy and punish him.

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I was really nervous. Even when I left the audition I was nervous.

- Rupert Grint

I always wanted to go into acting.

- Rupert Grint

Being famous is wicked. But it's better to be normal.

- Rupert Grint

Every time I come off-set, I am just like a normal kid again.

- Rupert Grint

People recognize me, call me Ron, and ask me questions. It's really cool and weird as well.

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I am a really big Harry Potter fan and I've seen all the sets, I've lived Harry Potter and I don't think it's destroyed the books at all, I think it's really spot on.

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Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really, really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare.

- Rupert Grint

I found out that you could audition by sending a picture of yourself and some information to Newsround.

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I've just started school again, and it was a bit strange to start off with; it took me three or four days to get used to it. My friends have been great, they've been treating me normally.

- Rupert Grint

For me the stunts are so cool, they're one of my favourite things when we're doing the film.

- Rupert Grint

I get recognised sometimes, and that's really cool. I've tried certain disguises, but that doesn't work.

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Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books.

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I'd like to levitate.

- Rupert Grint

I was always a big fan of the books and over the years I've become quite attached to Ron and we've meshed into the same person, really.

- Rupert Grint

We just started filming, and after every scene was shot, we had a rehearsal for the next one.

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I'm shorter, I don't have as many freckles as Ron, and I can't do magic.

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After being in Harry Potter, I believe a bit more in magic than I did before.

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Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters.

- Rupert Grint

They were just kind of simultaneous - the film ending and the sets being destroyed. I was struck the first time I saw the Great Hall become a big pile of burning rubble and getting scattered around. It's really quite shocking for the fans.

- Rupert Grint

I've never fancied that footballer lifestyle. I suppose I could live that kind of flash life. People stereotype child actors and kind of expect you to go off the rails a bit, be a bit crazy, but that's not really happened yet. I've got a big family so that helps, and they live really close to the studios so it's just so much easier.

- Rupert Grint

I've known Emma Watson since she was 9, we've watched each other grow up, formed this sort of brother/sister bond, and suddenly I'm leaning in to kiss her. Well, it felt completely wrong... but, you know, you try to sink into the character and divorce yourself from it. We ended up laughing hysterically afterwards.

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In terms of filming, yes, it really does feel over now. There's a real sense of freedom now. It's a good time to finish, I think. As much as I'm going to miss it I'm ready to move on and do different things.

- Rupert Grint

It's always at the back of my mind that acting might come to an end for me when Harry Potter finishes. I don't know if I'm good enough to have a long career. I've got a bit of an inferiority complex about my acting. My self-esteem is quite low in that sense.

- Rupert Grint