Rupert Grint was the sweetest at the stage door for It’s Only A Play. He took the time to sign as much as he could and take pictures with everyone who asked. This is a childhood role model who out does all expectations.
Rupert is a unique soul. He’s a very funny guy. But without realising it, actually! I swear most of his comedy comes by accident. But he’s very good at it! And he’s incredibly infectious. People laugh around me all day and I don’t get suckered into it. But when he laughs … that’s it! It’s game over for me. I feel something inside of me turn and I’m like, ‘Oh, no!’
Do you feel that warmth and affect the movie (Harry Potter) has? I’ve only recently become aware of that. We’re so engrossed in making them that you don’t realise what a big deal they are for people. It’s only when we go to premieres and see the excitement and enthusiasm that we realise that. It’s really nice. (Excerpt from Attitude Magazine)
In his spare time, he makes artwork and designs T-shirts. But whereas some famous types would exploit their ‘brands’ to sell sub-par wares to fans who’d buy their used tissues if it came from a reputable source, Grint, under a false name, submits his designs to legendary tee website threadless.com. “It’s really hard to get something on there, and it would be the ultimate achievement to get one made,” he admits. He probably wouldn’t turn his nose up at an Oscar, but the fact that he’s so keen to have his creative endeavours recognised for their merit alone, and not because of who made them, tells you everything you need to know about the most down-to-earth man in film. (Excerpt from FHM article)
Rupert Grint with his co-star (F. Murray Abraham, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullaly, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, Micah Stock) from “It’s Only a Play” outside of Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Broadway for a photo ops after the first preview (28/08/14)