He spent most of his school-time shooting for Harry Potter.
Outside of acting, James has worked as a runner on the set of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince although he has afterwards jokingly admitted that he prefers the actor's job because he doesn't have to get up so early, and other film productions, such as The Da Vinci Code.
In 2009, the twins appeared as brothers in the 5th episode of the 3rd season of the TV series Kingdom.
He has a twin brother named Oliver Phelps who is 13 minutes older than him.
Phelps is the son of Susan (his mother) and Martyn Phelps (his father).
It looks like the Forbidden Forest is no longer forbidden…