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Occupation
  
ActressModel

Height
  
1.68 m

Role
  
Actress


Name
  
Bonnie Wright

Years active
  
2001–present

Siblings
  
Lewis Wright

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Full Name
  
Bonnie Francesca Wright

Born
  
17 February 1991 (age 32) (
1991-02-17
)
London, England, United Kingdom

Parents
  
Sheila Teague, Gary Wright

Movies
  
Harry Potter and the Half‑B, Harry Potter and the Philos, Harry Potter and the Death, Harry Potter and the Death, Harry Potter and the Order

Similar People
  
Evanna Lynch, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe

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Bonnie Francesca Wright (born 17 February 1991) is a British actress, film director and model. She is best known for playing the role of Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter film series, based on the Harry Potter novel series by British author J. K. Rowling.

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Early life

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Bonnie Wright was born in London, the second child of Sheila Teague and Gary Wright, owners of the jewellery company Wright & Teague. She has an older brother, Lewis. Wright attended Prior Weston Primary School and later the King Alfred School in North London for her secondary education. During the filming of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2, Wright began attending London's University of the Arts: London College of Communication, to study as a Film and Television Production Manager because of her plans to continue acting and to work behind-the-scenes after filming Harry Potter. In 2012 Wright graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

2001–2011: Harry Potter series

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Wright auditioned for the role of Ginny Weasley because her big brother said she reminded him of the character. Wright appears in the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, only in a small scene set at London King's Cross railway station, where her character and her mother Molly meet Harry Potter as four of her older brothers board the Hogwarts express. Her role became much more prominent in the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, in which her character begins studies at Hogwarts and encounters a secret diary that begins to control her actions.

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Wright had limited screen time in the third film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban but had a bona fide supporting role in the fourth film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

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In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Wright played a central role, joining Dumbledore's Army and eventually participating in the climactic scene in which the DA and the Order of the Phoenix battle Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Wright's central role continued in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince where she became an important chaser of the Gryffindor Quidditch team and ultimately Harry Potter's love interest.

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In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2, Wright again reprised her central role for the last time. In these films she was seen particularly in scenes before the three protagonists went in search of Horcruxes, The Battle of Hogwarts and in the epilogue set nineteen years later.

Wright has also provided the voice of Ginny in the video game versions of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. Wright is one of the thirteen actors who has appeared in all eight films of the Harry Potter franchise. All the Harry Potter films were critical and high commercial successes. All the films as of 2014 have found places in List of highest-grossing films.

Wright received positive reviews for her performances as Ginny Weasley. Variety wrote, "Bonnie Wright's Ginny intrigues as the sort of initial plain Jane who keeps growing on you." Comingsoon.net wrote "that If someone told me eight years ago that Bonnie Wright, introduced as Ginny Weasley in the first movie, would turn into such a strong dramatic actress who could carry scenes as well as the three leads, I wouldn't have believed it," and Film School Rejects who also wrote "Ginny (Bonnie Wright) in particular shines through, building on the power she gained in the last film to become an independent young woman that proves more complex with every scene". While critic Taran Adarsh said, "[Bonnie] Wright makes her impact feel nicely and beautifully as Ginny Weasley throughout the Harry Potter Series."

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling gave a speech during the world premiere of the eighth and final film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on 7 July 2011 in London, England. She announced that there are seven Harry Potter film series cast members to whom she refers as "The Big Seven", and she named Wright as one of the seven members, along with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Matthew Lewis and Evanna Lynch.

2012–present: subsequent acting work

Wright co-starred in two TV movies that were Stranded (2002) as the younger version of Sarah Robinson and Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004), where she played the younger version of writer Agatha Christie.

In 2007, she guest starred on the Disney Channel's The Replacements, where she voiced Vanessa in the second season premiere titled "London Calling".

In 2013, she co-starred in Before I Sleep opposite David Warner, Tom Sizemore, Cynthia Gibb, Eric Roberts, Eugene Simon, Campbell Scott and Chevy Chase. The film premiered at the 2013 Heartland Film Festival. Afterwards, she co-starred opposite her Harry Potter co-star Ciarán Hinds, Rufus Sewell, Natascha McElhone and Sinéad Cusack in The Sea, based on a John Bansville novel, as Rose the young nursemaid. The film premiered in competition at Edinburgh International Film Festival on 23 June 2013, and had its North American premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

The same year, Wright made her stage debut in the role of The Girl in Peter Ustinov's The Moment of Truth. The play was performed at the Southwark Playhouse in London on 26 June 2013 prior to an official opening on 28 June 2013 for a four-week run through 20 July 2013. Wright received positive reviews for her stage debut performance in The Moment of Truth play; the British Theatre Guide wrote "Bonnie Wright makes clear in her performance, she is motivated by love for her father and movingly has to face rejection from her gas-masked lover when he returns as liberator". The Stage said that "Bonnie Wright, in her stage debut, is perfectly acceptable as the Girl". In the Ones To Parts review of the play said "Bonnie Wright showing us that there's more to her than Harry's love interest Ginny Weasley though in truth, despite being younger even than her juvenile co-stars, she was always one of the series strongest and most natural actors". The London Evening Standard wrote "Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter films, makes a decent stage debut as the Marshal's daughter".

In 2014, she took part in the third series of The Great Sport/Comic Relief Bake Off: she won the first episode, being named the "Star Baker".

In 2014, Wright co-starred opposite Rhys Wakefield, James D'Arcy and her Harry Potter co-star Freddie Stroma in the American Sci-fi film After the Dark (formerly known as The Philosophers), directed by John Huddles and began filming July 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Wright played Georgina, one of the students. The film premiered at Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival on 7 July 2013. The film was released on 7 February 2014.

In late 2014, she appeared in the short film How (Not) to Rob a Train as a bandit, and as Mia in the short film Sweat which is one of five film segments for the feature length anthology film Geography of the Heart about "the complexity of intimacy, shot in five international locations around the world." She also voiced a character in the animated film My Dad Is Scrooge .

Wright has completed Abigail Schwarz's comedy Those Who Wander, produced by Nicola Scandiffio. and the adventure film Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?. In 2014, she signed on to co-star in Alexandra McGuinness' thriller The Highway is for Gamblers, with Nikki Reed, Joe Jonas, and Gustaf Skarsgård. The filming is scheduled to start in mid-November 2014 and is set in California's San Bernardino County.

Modelling

Wright has her own profile page at Next Models Agency. She was named the winner of the Most Edgy Look Award at the 2011 Rodial Beautiful Awards. Also in 2011, Wright appeared in a fashion spread for The Financial Times' luxury lifestyle magazine How to Spend It. The shoot, which took place at the Victoria and Albert Museum, was dedicated to capturing the languor of Dante Rossetti's paintings.

Wright participated as a catwalk model for fashion designer Katie Eary at an Autumn/Winter 2011 show during London Fashion Week. In August 2013, Wright participated along with Phoebe Collings James and Clara Paget, who teamed up with jeweller designer Dominic Jones modelling southsea deckchairs in aid of World Land Trust and Winchester School of Art charity.

Screenwriting, directing and producing

Wright made her screenwriting and directorial debut for her graduation film Separate We Come, Separate We Go starring her Potter co-star David Thewlis. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival short film corner and screen at the BAFTA Graduate.

Wright is the owner of her own production company Bon Bon Lumiere.

In December 2013, Wright directed her After the Dark co-star Sophie Lowe, in her music video "Dreaming". The video was shot across Joshua Tree National Park. They filmed the video without any help, in the car of Lowe's friend. Wright filmed Lowe from the front seat of the car while Lowe was sitting in the back seat trying to create the feeling of drifting.

In January 2014, it was announced that Wright directed the music video "Sea Ess", with musician George Schuster, which was filmed in late 2012.

In May 2014, Wright wrote and directed another short film Know Thyself, starring her Harry Potter co-star Christian Coulson. In February 2016, she announced on her verified Twitter account that the Know Thyself film is to premiere at the New Film Makers New York at the Anthology Film Archive on the 10 February 2016.

In July 2014, Wright directed the short film Fade to Gold for her jewellery-designer parents, Gary Wright and Sheila Teague, from Wright and Teague and LoveGold. The film showcases her parents' creative design of their jewellery, and there was a competition to win Wright's favourite pieces of Wright and Teague's jewellery.

In January 2016, Wright made an announcement on her verified Twitter account that her next directorial project is Medusa's Ankles, a short story by author A S Byatt.

Personal life

In February 2010, Wright confirmed she was dating fellow Harry Potter actor Jamie Campbell Bower. Wright and Bower called off their engagement on 30 June 2012.

Filmography

Actress
2018
A Christmas Carol as
Nell
2015
Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? as
Diane
2015
Those Who Wander as
Zoe
2015
Sweat (Short) as
Mia
2014
How (Not) to Rob a Train (Short) as
Bonnie
2014
My Dad Is Scrooge as
Connie (voice)
2013
Before I Sleep as
Phoebe
2013
After the Dark as
Georgina
2013
The Sea as
Rose
2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 as
Ginny Weasley
2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 as
Ginny Weasley
2010
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (Video short) as
Ginny Weasley
2009
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as
Ginny Weasley
2009
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Video Game) as
Ginny Weasley (voice)
2007
The Replacements (TV Series) as
Vanessa
- London Calling (2007) - Vanessa (voice)
2007
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Video Game) as
Ginny Weasley (voice)
2007
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as
Ginny Weasley
2005
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as
Ginny Weasley
2004
Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (TV Movie) as
Young Agatha
2004
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as
Ginny Weasley
2002
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as
Ginny Weasley
2002
Stranded (TV Movie) as
Young Sarah
2001
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as
Ginny Weasley
Director
2018
Medusa's Ankles (Short) (attached)
2017
Phone Calls (Video short)
2016
Sextant (Short)
2014
Know Thyself (Short)
2012
Separate We Come, Separate We Go (Short)
Writer
2016
Sextant (Short) (creator)
2014
Know Thyself (Short) (writer)
2012
Separate We Come, Separate We Go (Short) (writer)
Producer
2018
Medusa's Ankles (Short) (producer)
2016
Sextant (Short) (producer)
2014
Know Thyself (Short) (executive producer)
Cinematographer
2016
Sextant (Short)
Self
2022
Fantastic Friends (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Iceland (2022) - Self
2010
Today (TV Series) as
Self - Guest / Self
- Episode dated 19 April 2022 (2022) - Self - Guest
- Episode dated 18 June 2010 (2010) - Self
2022
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts (TV Special documentary) as
Self
2016
The Safe House: A Decline of Ideas (Documentary) as
Self
2014
Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley (TV Special documentary) as
Self
2014
The Great Sport Relief Bake Off (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #2.1 (2014) - Self
2012
Hot Spots 2012 (TV Movie documentary) as
Self - 'Ginny Weasley'
2011
The Women of Harry Potter (Video short documentary) as
Self
2011
Daybreak (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 13 October 2011 (2011) - Self
2011
50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (TV Movie documentary) as
Self - Ginny Weasley
2011
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 6: Magical Effects (Video documentary) as
Self - 'Ginny Weasley'
2011
Loose Women (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #15.181 (2011) - Self
2011
National Movie Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows T4 Premiere Special (TV Special) as
Self
2010
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 4: Sound and Music (Documentary) as
Self - 'Ginny Weasley'
2010
National Movie Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2009
T4's Stars of 2009 (TV Special) as
Self
2009
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 2: Characters (Video documentary) as
Self - 'Ginny Weasley'
2009
Blue Peter (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 30 September 2009 (2009) - Self
2009
Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince: T4 Premiere Special (TV Special) as
Self
2009
Días de cine (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 9 July 2009 (2009) - Self
2009
HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short) as
Self
- Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (2009) - Self
2008
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2008 (TV Special) as
Self
2007
Achter de schermen bij 'Harry Potter en de orde van de feniks' (TV Short documentary) as
Self
2007
Das große RTL Special zum Film (TV Series) as
Self
- Harry Potter und der Orden des Phönix (2007) - Self
2006
Reflections on the Fourth Film (Video documentary short) as
Self
2004
Ministry of Mayhem (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 20 November 2004 (2004) - Self
2003
Interviews with Students (Video documentary short) as
Self
Archive Footage
2006
Preparing for the Yule Ball (Video documentary short) as
Ginny Weasley (uncredited)
2003
Build a Scene (Video documentary short) as
Ginny Weasley (uncredited)
2003
Interviews with Professors & More (Video documentary short) as
Ginny Weasley (uncredited)

References

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