One way or the other, Robbie managed to be an grownup and a toddler on the similar time, sustaining a foot in each camps.
His data of the world was astounding. He was well-versed in any subject you would possibly care to say, from engineering to geography, from historical past to journey—and that meant he had one thing to contribute to any grown-up dialog that is likely to be taking place on set. You could possibly inform that the older actors valued and revered his expertise.
We youngsters, although, did not have a lot time for that stuff. We simply needed to be, effectively, youngsters—mischievous, impish and high-spirited. However so did Robbie. He had extra mischief in him than a standard room filled with Slytherins. He may idiot round with the very best of us. He may need had the thoughts of an grownup, however he actually had the guts of a kid.