James Phelps Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

James Andrew Eric Phelps

Nick Name

Ja

James Phelps at the press conference for the Harry Potter: The Exhibition in April 2014 in Cologne
James Phelps at the press conference for the Harry Potter: The Exhibition in April 2014 in Cologne

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

James’s formal education info isn’t available.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Martyn Phelps (Owned a chauffeur business)
  • Mother – Susa Phelps (Worked in local government)
  • Siblings – Oliver Phelps (Older Twin Brother) (Actor)

Manager

James Phelps is represented by Debi Allen Associates.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 3¼ in or 191 cm

Weight

92 kg or 203 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Phelps has dated

  • Simone Burke (2009-2010) – James reportedly started dating American producer Simone Burke in 2009. Their relationship rumors were generated by a picture of them hiking together. They were spotted together at other public events including football game as well. They broke by the next year.
James Phelps at the Universal Studios Hollywood Hosts Butterbeer Toast event in December 2011
James Phelps at the Universal Studios Hollywood Hosts Butterbeer Toast event in December 2011

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall stature

Measurements

His body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
  • Waist – 34 in or 86 cm
James Phelps at the 11th Annual Comedy for a Cure event in Los Angeles in March 2012
James Phelps at the 11th Annual Comedy for a Cure event in Los Angeles in March 2012

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

James Phelps hasn’t endorsed any brand.

Religion

His religious views aren’t known.

Best Known For

Being cast as Fred Weasley (One-half of Wesley twins) in the Harry Potter movie series.

First Film

In 2001, James made his first film appearance in the children’s fantasy movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

First TV Show

In 2009, James made his TV show debut in the 5th episode of the third season of comedy drama series, Kingdom.

Personal Trainer

James Phelps’s workout routine and diet plan aren’t available.

James Phelps Favorite Things

  • Harry Potter Book – The Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Golfer – Sergio Garcia
  • Soccer Team – Birmingham City
  • Actor Tom Hanks
  • Harry Potter Movie – The Goblet of Fire (2005)
  • Movies – Forrest Gump (1994), Happy Gilmore (1996)
  • TV Shows – The Simpsons, Family Guy, Futurama (1999-2013), British Men Behaving Badly (1992-2014)
  • Music bands – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Eagles, Bon Jovi, Queen, Feeder, Coldplay, Guns ‘N’ Roses, AC/DC, the Beatles, Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Green Day, Muse and Velvet Revolver.
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James Phelps at the autograph signing at the Sugar Factory in Las Vegas in March 2012
James Phelps at the autograph signing at the Sugar Factory in Las Vegas in March 2012

James Phelps Facts

  1. James auditioned for his role in Harry Potter movie series at the age of 14 with no prior acting experience apart from doing a bit of work in plays hosted in his school.
  2. His school drama teacher had advised James and his brother not to bother with acting as they won’t be able to do anything with it.
  3. They had to take a day off from school to appear for the Harry Potter auditions.
  4. Even at the first reading of script on the Harry Potter sets, James and his brother didn’t know which Weasley twin they were supposed to be.
  5. James is 13 minutes younger than his twin brother Oliver. Their parents used to dress them differently so that not only they could identify them easily but to encourage individuality in their growth as well.
  6. James is a big soccer fan and in May 2006, participated in a celebrity football tournament – Celebrity World Cup Soccer Six.
  7. As his natural hair color is brown, James had to get his hair as well as eyebrows bleached every three weeks in ginger red while shooting for the Harry Potter series.
  8. It is an old rumor that James and Oliver used to switch their characters while shooting for the movie series. However, they had refuted such claims.
  9. He likes to play guitar in his free time.
  10. James has been involved with Teenage Cancer Trust. He and his brother had opened charity’s special unit in their hometown, Birmingham.
  11. In June 2011, he participated in Three Peak Challenge, in which he had to climb three highest peaks in UK. The event was hosted as part of Virgin Money Giving, which aimed to raise funds for rebuild and refurbishment of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
  12. In November 2011, he and his twin brother participated in sky diving organized by Cancer Research UK in Australia to honor the memory of Harry Moseley, who died at the age of 11 after four year battle with cancer.
  13. In January 2003, James and Oliver participated in the tree plantation drive at the National Forest, Leicestershire. The wood used to make their Harry Potter brooms were replanted during the event.
  14. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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