James' natural hair color is brown but gets it dyed ginger red when working on the Harry Potter movies.
Although James plays the role of Fred Weasley in the Harry Potter films, he actually wanted to play the part of George Weasley. The part of George went to his twin brother.
James is represented by Susan Angel & Kevin Francis Ltd.
James' parents are named Susan and Martyn.
James says that if he could have one supernatural power, it would be the power of invisibility.
The weirdest gift from a fan James and his brother ever got was a bra stuffed full of potatoes. To this day, he still cannot figure out what it means.
James was a runner on the set of the 2006 film, The Da Vinci Code.
In 2006, James and his brother, Oliver, appeared in People Magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' issue in the twins section.
The person James admires most is Sir Winston Churchill.
James can play the guitar.
As a child, James' hero was Jim Lovell.
James says that out of all the "Harry Potter" books, the third book, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" is his favorite.
James attended Arthur Terry School in Sutton, Coldfield.
James owns a bearded collie named Owen.
Once, while filming scenes for one of the Harry Potter movies, James and his brother switched places on set. They were eventually caught and forced to reshoot all the scenes over again.
James' wishes to someday play the role of a bad guy in a James Bond movie or play James Bond himself.
TV show: The Simpsons, Futurama and Family Guy
Movie: Pearl Harbor
Sports Team: Birmingham City F.C.
Bands: The Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bon Jovi, The Eagles, Queen, Guns 'N' Roses, Coldplay, AC/DC, Metallica, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Muse, Green Day, and Velvet Revolver.
James is 13 minutes younger then his identical twin brother, Oliver.
James is 6' 3".
James also has a twin brother, Oliver Phelps, and also works on the Harry Potter movies.
James: (About working on the Harry Potter films) It was so much fun making the film on set, it was like playtime!