“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,” the first of the “Harry Potter” movie series, was released on November 4, 2001, in the United Kingdom and November 16, 2001, in the United States.Directed by Chris Columbus, with the screenplay by Steve Kloves, the film earned generally positive reviews from critics and was nominated for a number of awards, including the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Music, Original Score.
He ended the chapter of his “Harry Potter” career with the two part “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” (2010/2011).
Outside the franchise, Grint has acted in the films “Thunderpants” (2002), “Driving Lessons” (2006), “Cherrybomb” (2009) and “Wild Target” (2010).
It was not until he reprised the role of Ron Weasley in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (2002) that he was put back in the spotlight.
With the same director and writing team as the first movie, the second installment was a commercial victory and was nominated for three BAFTA Awards in 2003.
They just treat me like Rupert, which is brilliant really.” Rupert Grint British actor Rupert Grint is widely popular for portraying the redheaded best friend of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, in the highly successful “Harry Potter” movies.
He won a Young Artist Award and a Satellite Award for “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” (2001), a Phoenix Film Critics Society nomination for “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (2002), a MTV Movie nomination for “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” (2005), a National Movie nomination for “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” (2007) and a People's Choice nomination for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (2009).He was also nominated for an Empire Award for Best Debut and shared a Young Artist nomination for Best Ensemble in a Feature Film.After the auspicious debut, Grint was cast as child prodigy Alan A.He underwent several more auditions and a screen test before eventually winning the part.Two other newcomers were brought in to star with him, Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger.Grint and other cast mates jointly nabbed a 2003 Phoenix Film Critics Society nomination for Best Acting Ensemble.