|Oliver Phelps Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||February 25, 1986|
Oliver Phelps is an English actor and the older one of the twin brothers, best known to portray the ‘Weasley twins’ in the famous children’s fantasy film series Harry Potter. Oliver played the character of George Weasley. Born in Birmingham, England, Oliver is just 13 minutes older to his twin James Phelps. He, along with his brother, had skipped a day of school to audition for the Harry Potter movie that later turned out to be a life-changing event for them.
Oliver Martyn John Phelps
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
He divides his time between England and the United States.
Oliver went to Little Sutton Primary School and then to Arthur Terry Secondary School.
As he and his brother spent most of their time shooting for the Harry Potter series, they were tutored on the movie sets along with the rest of the cast.
- Father – Martyn Phelps (Owned a Chauffeur Business)
- Mother – Susan Phelps (Worked in Local Government)
- Siblings – James Phelps (Younger Twin Brother) (Actor)
Oliver is managed by –
- Hatch Talent Ltd.
- LINK Entertainment
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
80 kg or 176 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Oliver Phelps has dated –
- Katy Humpage (2008-Present) – Oliver started dating Katy in 2008. They went on with their on-again, off-again relationship before finally tying the knot on July 4, 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
Best Known For
Being cast as George Weasley, one of the Weasley twins, in the Harry Potter movie series
Oliver made his theatrical film debut in the children’s fantasy movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 2001.
First TV Show
Oliver made his first TV show appearance in The Mysti Show as himself in 2004.
Oliver Phelps Favorite Things
- Singer /Bands – Alter Bridge, Metallica, Rage Against the Machine, Elvis Presley, and Queen
- Film – Goodfellas (1990)
- Soccer Team – Aston Villa
- Rugby Club – Gloucester RFC
Oliver Phelps Facts
- Oliver is one of the identical twin brothers, best known as the ‘Weasley twins’ for their part in the Harry Potter movie series, and is 13 minutes older than his brother James.
- The only way to distinguish Oliver from his brother is by looking for a mole on his neck that his twin does not have.
- The twins auditioned for the role in the Harry Potter series at the age of 14.
- They had apparently skipped school for the auditions and got the role after 6 rounds of auditions.
- Oliver indulges in a lot of charity work and is a supporter of the Teenage Cancer Trust. In fact, he, along with his brother, has started the charity’s special unit in their hometown, Birmingham.
- Oliver and James participated in a skydiving event organized by Cancer Research UK in Australia in November 2011, to honor the memory of Harry Moseley who died at the age of 11 after his 4 years long battle with cancer.
- The twin-brothers participated in the game show Pointless Celebrities on September 7, 2013, to win money for a charity in the memory of late Harry Moseley.
- Apart from acting, Oliver also indulges in writing.
- He enjoys the sports like rugby, soccer, golf, and cricket and participated in a celebrity football tournament, Celebrity World Cup Soccer Six, in May 2006.
- Oliver also runs a YouTube channel along with his brother James.
- Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Oliver Phelps / Instagram