He is the son of William Russell (born William Russell Enoch), a British actor, and Balbina Gutierrez, a Brazilian physician. His father is of English (European) descent and his mother is of Afro-Brazilian ancestry.
Sometimes people are like, 'Hey, you played Dean Thomas!' and I'm like, 'Wow, you actually know!' It kind of shocks me because when I think about movies I love, and if I saw someone who essentially did what I did in Harry Potter, I probably wouldn't...