24 August 1988
He's the eldest of five children (James, 11, Georgina, 8, Samantha, 6,Charlotte, 3) His mum is a homemaker and his dad is a race-car fanatic.
Labrador called Ruby
Rupert spotted his chance to audition for Harry Potter after the castingdirector made an appeal on Newsround. For the audition, Rupert made a video tape of himself performing a rap he had written explaining why he was perfect for the role of Ron Weasley.
He really likes Jim Carrey movies. Rupert loves all his movies, especially Ace Ventura, The Mask and The Grinch. Rupert also loves chemistry lessons at school."You get to make potions and stuff. It came in handy in the movie," he says.
Rupert's favourite scene in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone wasthe invisibility cloak. He also loved the chess scene - "it's bloody brilliant!" he says.
If he really had magic powers he would...
want 'to levitate' says Rupert.