Harry Potter star Rupert Grint is going to become a father
Harry Potter star Rupert Grint has announced he and his partner Georgia Groome are expecting their first child together.
The 31-year-old actor, best known for playing Ron Weasley in the hit films, shared the news on Friday evening.
A representative for the couple said: “Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are excited to announce they are expecting a baby and would please ask for privacy at this time.”
Grint and Groome, a 28-year-old actress, have been a couple since 2011.
He shot to worldwide fame after starring in Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone in 2001 as Ron, Harry’s loyal but accident-prone best friend.
Grint played the role in all eight films in the franchise.
His TV roles include Sky One comedy Sick Note, crime drama Snatch and Agatha Christie adaption The ABC Murders.
Groome is best known for her roles in 2006 crime drama London To Brighton and 2008 comedy Angus, Thongs And Perfect Snogging.