Rupert Grint: Quotes

A selection of some of Rupert's most memorable quotes from over the years!

"I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books. 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. I've got one brother and three sisters, and both scared of spiders." -CNN

(What his magic power would be): "I would probably be invisible so I can sneak (out of) detentions!"

"Being famous is wicked but it's cool to be normal as well."

"After being in Harry Potter, I believe more in magic than I did before." -A Girl's

"Walking into the great hall for the first time was absolutely was just incredible, it was the most amazing thing I've ever seen in my life." -CBBC Newsround

"I like the sound of Malfoy. He's pretty nasty at times, and that would be quite fun [to play]. It would be cool to have the audience against me." -Nickelodeon Mag




"I think coughing up slugs was quite hard. Ron has a scene where he has to cough up these giant slugs. I had this giant slug in my mouth loaded with slime and I spat them out. I think it was plastic. I hope it was plastic."

"People recognize me, call me Ron, and ask me questions. It's really cool and weird as well. They usually just ask for my autograph. I've got a signature and everything. It's hard to get used to."

"Stunts are one of my favourite things."

"I liked the slug scene best. They actually tasted really nice coz they were all different flavours - chocolate, peppermint, orange and lemon!" -Newsround, COS Press Conference

"Actually there is this question that always comes up which is 'have you met Daniel Radcliffe?!'"

"I still get called ginger a lot, but I don't mind that as I'm used to it. And I'm in great company, look at Nicole Kidman!" Interview

"To act scared, I think of something scary, like maybe a teacher I had. Although then I might get too scared!" -Disney Adventures

(Speaking about Ron & Hermione): "I don't know - I'm not really looking forward to doing that! But yeah... I hope it doesn't happen. I hope Ron gets killed off before they actually do something." -Newsround


"But I'd like Ron to turn a bit evil, that's be cool. I've always wanted to play an evil person!"


"It'd be cool to carry on doing films, but when I was a kid I wanted to be an ice cream man." -Young Performer

"It's a bit scary when you first get to meet them [adult actors like Gary Oldman] but they are really just down to earth, easy to talk to people. That is one of the reasons I really enjoy acting - you get to meet all these cool people." -BBC Movies

"Well, I've been trying to [ride a unicycle] for about two years now, but the only thing I've done is about four pedals and then I fall over horribly."

"I've tried to stay pretty normal throughout all the films, and my friends and family have helped in that. I've just kept living the same way." -LA Times

"It's weird doing romance. I've never been attracted to playing a romantic lead."

"When the director set an exercise to help us get to know our characters, I was supposed to describe Ron but I forgot to do it. But Alfonso thought it was like Ron, so he was OK about it." -The Sun


"I am quite into comedies, so I wouldn't mind doing an animated movie. It would be quite cool to do the voices. That would be different."


"I do get one chance to dance [in GoF], I had to dance with Maggie Smith. That was the only dancing experience I had, which was actually quite enough really." -Newsround

"Getting the part for the first film was amazing and the travelling you get to do, places I'd never go if it wasn't for doing this. I'm quite grateful for all that part of it, it's been a great five years." -ICWales


"Actually, my name was the one that my parents pulled out of the hat. Really. There were other names they put in this hat, and they pulled out 'Rupert' first." -Sacramento Bee


"The budget on Harry Potter is really big and we work in the studios with all these really expensive sets. In Driving Lessons, we just sort of went filming around London. There are no special effects. It was really simple, really. I quite like that way of working." -Vh1

"I am famous for losing things, especially my mobile phone- which I seem particularly good at losing on the golf course."

"Art was a subject I excelled in [at school], and I really like drawing caricatures." -Parade Magazine

"I've quite a big problem with laughing and corpsing in front of the camera and [Julie Walters would] just make me laugh."

"I would date a fan, I don't have a problem with that. I look for a good sense of humour in a girlfriend." -Daily Record

"I like going to see bands. I've seen the Foo Fighters, the Strokes and Velvet Revolver." -The Independent


"Looking back at all the films, it just seems like one long film." -Times of India


"I'd definitely like to continue acting and I'd like to see what goes from there, really. If it doesn't work out, I've still got the ice cream van!" -iF Magazine

"It would be quite good to be a Formula 1 [racecar] driver." -Seventeen Magazine

"There's no point in me trying to hide. With the amount of hair I've got and how bright a colour it is, I can't really stay incognito. I stand out." -Daily Record

"I don't know if I'm going to start collecting cars. I've always been pretty sensible until I had the ice cream van." -Inquirer

"If [a stunt] is really dodgy, I'll probably just leave it to the professionals. Whenever we get to do a little thing, it's really great fun." -Coming Soon


On Quidditch: "You sit on a broomstick for hours and it starts to hurt. It gives you a numb bum." - The Sun UK


On his quiff in Cherrybomb: "It has taken me a little while to get used to it and especially to seeing so much of my eyes. I am not sure if it's a look I will go for when I go back home, but it may take off though. You never know!" - Belfast Telegraph

"Food is a huge part of my life. I went on a haggis fest in Scotland recently." - British Airways Highlife Magazine


"It was a new thing for the two of us - though, weirdly, I remember Kim and I doing a crossword in between takes. That definitely took our minds off the deed." -

On Cherrybomb: "'Harry Potter's' a big thing really, so I've always known it's going to be pretty hard, but doing this film wasn't really a conscious decision to try something different -- it just worked out like that." - Hollywood Reporter

On the end of HP: "It's going to be quite a thing when it's over because it'll be half my life exactly. I think I will miss it, because I've had some good times on it." - Reuters

"I really enjoy it because it is a totally different world. I think we do get a bit spoilt on Harry Potter. " - Digital Spy

"I went to some of the final auditions and met a few Lavendars, so it was cool to be involved in some of that ... We didn't do the kiss; we didn't even talk about the kiss until the day we did it, so it was quite nerve-wracking." - SciFi

"They were making a chair for the broomstick so it would be comfortable, and I had to wear these skin-tight jeans and sit on on this gelatin thing so they could get the exact shape of my bum, and then they turned it into a chair for the broom." - SFX

On earlier Potter films: "It feels like a different person, to be honest; it feels like it all happened ages ago. It brings back a lot of good memories because it was all a good life and it brings back all those exciting times to me." - MSN UK

On Cherrybomb: "I definitely can't relate to their kind of lifestyle. It's quite a scary world." - Total Film

"I don't quite feel 21. I guess I still think I'm 16." -

"I'd be happiest standing at the back, strumming my little banjo where no one could see me." He grins. "Yeah," he says, "that would suit me fine." -The Guardian, 12 July



On similiarities between Rupert and Ron: "Over  the years we have kind of merged into the same  person and I felt like I used to say "wicked" all the time and suddenly it started appearing in the script and stuff." - NTv

On Cherrybomb: "It was really refreshing to do something more adult."

On Harry Potter 7: "All the action stuff is great... We used to get a ballet choreographer to teach us all these kind of wand moves..." - ReelzChannel

Regarding Dan and Emma's kiss in Deathly Hallows Part: 1"I actually wasn't allowed to be there when they did it because I kept laughing, so Emma sent me out." - PopSugarRush

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