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Harry Potter star Grint carries Olympic flame

Updated: July 25, 2012, 2:28 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Ronald Weasley certainly recognizes a goblet of fire.

Rupert Grint -- who played Ron in the famous Harry Potter films -- lent a touch of Hogwarts magic to the Olympic torch relay Wednesday by carrying the flame for a leg in northwest London.

Grint, known for his shock of red hair and for being Harry's faithful friend, started his turn at Middlesex University and was mobbed as he finished his run.

The 23-year-old actor said that he had not known what to expect, as running ...

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