Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 in London, England. Bonnie is an actress, director, screenwriter, and producer. She went to Prior Weston Primary School in Islington and is a trained dancer in ballet, African, and Modern. While filming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Parts 1 and 2, Bonnie began attending London’s University of the Arts to study Film. Apart from her life with film, Bonnie enjoys dancing, art, playing the piano, the saxophone, soccer, and tennis, as well as swimming, cycling, surfing, riding, and ice skating.
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Bonnie only auditioned for the role as Ginny Weasley because her brother had mentioned to her that she reminded him of the character. Bonnie shot to stardom when she was cast as Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter films. After doing a small scene in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone, she played an even bigger role in Chamber of Secrets and went on to star in the next five Potter films. Bonnie is one of the thirteen actors who has appeared in all eight of the Harry Potter films.
Bonnie appeared and won The Great British Bakeoff to raise money and awareness for the Sport Relief charity.
Bonnie became an ambassador and supporter for fashion organization Made-By in 2009.
I’ve always been very interested in fashion, but it is extremely important to me that the social and environment issues associated with the production of fashionable clothing are addressed. Made-By carries out really important work in transforming the fashion industry, and I am thrilled to support the organisation and help raise awareness of these ongoing issues.” — Bonnie Wright talks about fashion organisation Made-By
Bonnie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from London’s University of the Arts, in 2012, and now owns her own production company called Bon Bon Lumiere. Also in 2012, Bonnie was the screenwriter and directed the short film Separate We Come, Separate We Go.