Happy 21st Birthday, Rupert Grint!

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August 24, 2009, 7:24pm–As any die hard Rupert Grint fan knows, Rupert was born on this day, August 24th. Since it is after midnight in the UK he has now turned the ripe age of 21! Why is this so special? Because now in the states, Rupert can legally drink and gamble! If you remember when Rupert was promoting Driving Lessons we learned that his father, Nigel, had to keep grabbing drinks out of his hands because of the age limit here!ย  So now, when Rupert promotes Wild Target and Cherrybomb (hopefully that will be soon!), he won’t have to worry about anyone grabbing a drink out of his hand. And then he can head on over to Las Vegas and have some fun on the slots.

On a serious note, it has been fun watching Rupert grow up. I didn’t get to be a fan right when the Harry Potter movies came out. He was 15 by that time. But it has been fun watching him go from this young teenager to this gorgeous, on the inside and out, young man. And I think we all plan to watch him go from a young adult to a seasoned actor middle age and beyond adult. ๐Ÿ˜‰

You can leave your birthday greetings to Rupert in the comments and we will send them to him! Our special treat includes four amazing drawings by Lilly (which you can see here, here, here and here); and the gorgeous graphic used in this post is by our very own Val!

UPDATE: Rupert says thanks for the birthday wishes. He has lots of work tomorrow, and they’re heading back from V Festival. Best wishes from Rupert! Rupert also mentions stopping by sometime soon so everybody on your best behaviour. ๐Ÿ˜‰

UPDATE 2:Rupert made more comments from the V-festival. Among them are his feelings about Oasis having to pull out of the festival. The Sun.

“I’m gutted. I was looking forward to Oasis. It was going to be the highlight of my weekend.”

Well Rupes we hope you still had a good time and hope you get to see Oasis sometime soon.

UPDATE 3: More reports have surfaced from the V Festival, and according to BBC Rupert said that Amy Winehouse’s performance was a highlight:

“They were doing their usual set and she came on in Ghost Town and everyone went crazy. She was on good form.”

The article is a accompanied by a hilarious photo of Rupert with his horse head mask, which can be seen in our gallery here! And, according to this source, the attempt to hide behind the mask was unsuccessful because the fans recognised his T-shirt and his legendary US flag chucks! ๐Ÿ˜€

Thanks Marite!

164 Comments to "Happy 21st Birthday, Rupert Grint!"

Panda
August 24th, 2009 at 12:31 PM

Hey Rupert!!
Happy 21st Birthday!!
I hope you enjoy this day ๐Ÿ™‚
I always read, that you’re scared that after HP your career maybe finds an end.
But I’m pretty sure, that all your fans are going to support you ๐Ÿ˜€
So go party and have fun with Mr. Whippy!

Cee
August 24th, 2009 at 1:05 PM

Happy birthday, Rupert, you are truly such a natural and I’m very proud to be your fan! Keep being your brilliant self, I’m sure you’ll have the opportunity to do lots of fabulous work. Have a good one, enjoy the big two one ๐Ÿ˜€

Joode
August 24th, 2009 at 1:49 PM

Hello Rupert
As your fellow member of the Great and Honourable Society of Redheads (in fact, the only other member!), I’d like to wish you a fantastically Happy 21st Birthday today, and good health and good times in all the days to come. Never forget how many lives you brighten up just by being you, and don’t ever underestimate how many people there are out here rooting for you in whatever you decide to do life-wise and career-wise. Stay true to yourself and don’t ever change – ‘cos that’s why we all love you! Have a great day………………….

Roswitha
August 24th, 2009 at 2:24 PM

Happy Birthday Rupert !!!

I wish you all the best !!

You are a great actor and i hope i can see you in many other film after Harry Potter !!

Lilo
August 24th, 2009 at 4:19 PM

Oops, i forgot to edd, that i’m from Russia, and sorry for my “perfect” English))) So, you can see, that ladys all over the world adore you – and we love you! You can every second think, that you aren’t alone – our love will be always near you. Thank you just for that you are.
Stay true to yourself, and please, no doubt in your possibilities – you are the best actor, the best lad, oh, what i say, THE BEST MAN IN THE WORLD!!!
*raise the glass with orange cocktail for you*
Ohoho! Happy B-day, guy)))

fleur
August 24th, 2009 at 4:26 PM

guys, ididnt understand the sentence: “Rupert also mentions stopping by sometime soon so everybody on your best behaviour” is he coming on the website or something like that?????????????????????? and say hello???

may
August 24th, 2009 at 4:36 PM

Happy Birthday Rupert i wish you have a great day with your loved ones and the passes you very well, you’re a great actor you are my idol.
kisses and hugs from Mรฉxico.
May.

Christie
August 24th, 2009 at 4:41 PM

Happy 21st Birthday Rupert! I hope all your birthday wishes come true!

aV
August 24th, 2009 at 4:50 PM

happy birthday!!!
i hope you enjoy this day ๐Ÿ™‚

Quotidias
August 24th, 2009 at 5:05 PM

Hey, Rupert, happy birthday! I know you had to work today, but I hope everyone on the set was nice to you and maybe even got you cake. I hope the rest of DH filming goes well, and that you get the types of parts you want to play in the future, whether they are on film or on the stage. You can handle it!

I’m looking forward to seeing “Cherrybomb” and “Wild Target,” I know you’re going to be great in both of them.

Take care!

KirstiieeAnnee
August 24th, 2009 at 5:16 PM

Happy 21st Birthday Rupert ๐Ÿ™‚

Have the most amazing day!!

KirstiieeAnnee

Lilo
August 24th, 2009 at 6:22 PM

Yes, and I should say one thing)) Here, in Russia, we have smth like our own facebook – “vkontakte”. There is one group called “Ice Cream Man group – ะ ัƒะฟะตั€ั‚ ะ“ั€ะธะฝั‚~Happy 21st Birthday!~” Tonight, few girls from this group are celebrating your B-day like it is New Year. And I’m one of these girls. All of us are from other countries – we didn’t see each other! But one person unites us – and it is you! We are drinking virtual wine, beer and cocktails and writing tosts… And one girl said: “Damn, now he celebrate his B-day and thinks that he is lonely…And doesn’t know that here, there are these girls that we sincerely love him and celebrate his B-day, as new year… (”
You should knew this!!! LOVE YOU.

And I hope, you won’t “meet anybody this weekend”, you remember?)))
Just write to me))) :*

Happy Birthday!

JAZMIN
August 24th, 2009 at 6:29 PM

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday rupert
Happy Birthday to you!

i love you rup!!! โ™ฅโ™ฅโ™ฅโ™ฅ

greetings from mexico ^__^!!!

Brittain
August 24th, 2009 at 6:32 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RUPERT, you magically delicious sexy man you!!
I hope you have a great one and get lots of presents!!!
21! Celebrate you heart out!!

Mex-girl
August 24th, 2009 at 6:57 PM

Happy Birthday gorgeous!!!! . I really hope you enjoy this day. We expect seeing you in many different roles in a long time career .God bless you. Lots of kisses and best wishes from Mexico.

Feliz Cumpleaรฑos hermoso, besos desde Monterrey Mexico ๐Ÿ™‚

Chivi
August 24th, 2009 at 7:01 PM

Rup! Happy Birthday enjoy ur day

kisses

JENNIFER
August 24th, 2009 at 7:17 PM

HAPPY 21ST BIRTHDAY RON!!!!!

Seana
August 24th, 2009 at 7:27 PM

Happy Birthday
Have a good one and many more to come :
dont get too drunk espically since your on set haha :L
xxx

Am
August 24th, 2009 at 7:43 PM

Hey Rupert!
Happy 21th Birthday!
I just want to say that you are an amazing actor (but don’t let it go up to your head) I watch the 1st movie again today and even then you were great! You are the perfect Ron! He’s my favourite character and you make me love him even more!! Anyways… I wish you luck, fun and happiness for your birthday and every day after! (Have Fun on the DH set and hope to see you in other movies soon after)

Am from Canada

Corinne D.
August 24th, 2009 at 7:45 PM

Hiya, Rupert! I hope you have a fantastic 21st birthday. I baked lemon cream cookies today for you, even though you can’t eat them since I live in California. ๐Ÿ™‚ Well, I’ll feed them to my family and friends in honor of you, okay? Have an awesome rest of the day.

Best wishes,
Corinne

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