It gives us the greatest pleasure to announce our very first guest for SFS 2019!
It’s the one and only Chris Rankin aka Percy Weasley!!
Chris Rankin began his life as an actor in high school and youth theatre productions in Norfolk, after moving to the UK from New Zealand. His professional acting career began in 2000 when he landed the big-screen role of Percy Weasley, and he went on to star in six Harry Potter films during his time in the role. Since then, Rankin has split his time amongst stage, screen, and television. His credits include television miniseries The Rotters’ Club and Victoria Cross Heroes. He can also be seen on Celebrity Total Wipeout, Pointless Celebrities and Jedward’s Big Adventure among others. On the stage, he has appeared in several pantomimes, as well as productions of Wuthering Heights, Hedda Gabler, and Salomé. Rankin has also delved into the world of online fandom, making a cameo appearance on The Hillywood Show’s Sherlock Parody. More recently, Chris has been on the Production team for shows including Downton Abbey, The Bastard Executioner and Atlantis. 2018 marked Chris’ directorial debut, with “Dad”, a short film for BBC Wales, starring Julian Lewis Jones.