Rupert appeared in all the eight films in the series from 2001 to 2011 alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson.In 2001, he appeared in the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for his role as Ron Weasley.Ten minutes is a hell of a long time – and I was out there at the centre of the stage.'There’s nothing like doing a nude scene to put yourself under pressure.But honestly, it might look like I do but I don’t go round insisting that nudity clauses have to be put in my contract – I just happen to be getting it out a lot at the moment.’For Radcliffe, nudity was a way of freeing himself from Harry Potter, a role that defined him from the age of 11 when he was cast as the Hogwarts hero in what was to become the biggest movie franchise of all time.Bonnie Wright, who starred alongside Grint as his on-screen sister Ginny, posted a photo of them together on Instagram, while Matthew Lewis [Neville Longbottom], Evanna Lynch [Luna Lovegood] and Katie Leung [Cho Chang] joined a panel to reminisce on their Hogwarts days.‘James says that I definitely get top spot for what I did in Equus, which was effectively stand there completely naked for about ten minutes.
But I wanted to make choices that would surprise people and I wanted to be good.’ Alongside Emma Watson (Hermione) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Radcliffe became the most famous child star in the world, frozen in time, like an Andy Warhol painting, as the boyishly bespectacled Harry.
In an interview with FHM, he hinted that both he and Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, had tried to win favour with Granger, but declined to comment on which of the two was more enamoured with her. The 20-year-old, who suffers from severe arachnophobia, also spoke about the more "terrifying" aspects of fame.
He added: I’ll be honest with you: it’s not something I’d say I’m dreading. “It’s taken me years to get used to being recognised in the street," he said.
And there was a picture of my face smouldering on top of the pyre because they thought the Harry Potter films were endorsing witchcraft.
That was when it hit me how big this thing had become.” But book burnings aside, international celebrity isn't without its perks.