Contact Us

Redheaded British Actor Rupert Grint Constantly Mistaken For Redheaded British Singer Ed Sheeran

2017 Winter TCA Tour - Day 9
Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images

It’s safe to Rupert Grint, the English Harry Potter star who played Ron Weasley for all eight films in the iconic fantasy franchise, has a memorable face… But sometimes it’s memorable because it looks like someone else.

Appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Monday (March 6), the actor revealed that he is often mistaken for his friend, pop star Ed Sheeran, out on the street.

Subscribe to MIX 108 on

“It’s kinda 50/50 now. It’s like if someone stops me, it could go either way. I could be Ed or I could be me,” he said.

Funnily, it’s not just fans who mistake Grint for Sheeran—though he takes it all in stride.

“[Singer] Leo Sayer, he came up to me at an event and he said he loved my music,” Grint remembered, laughing. “Of course, thinking I was Ed. I just, yeah, I play along!”

Then again, maybe the mix up wouldn’t happen quite so often if Sheeran didn’t cast Grint to play him in his 2011 music video for “Lego House.”

Subscribe to MIX 108 on

Rupert Grint and Ed Sheeran: They’re both ginger! And pale! And have British accents! And famous! They’re definitely the same person.

20 Celebrity Pairs Who Could Easily Double As Real-Life Twins:


Latest From Mix 108

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for MIX 108 All Access quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive MIX 108 All Access contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.