Freddie Highmore

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  • Birth Name: Alfred Thomas Highmore
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Made his film debut playing Helena Bonham Carter's son in 1999's Women Talking Dirty; played Carter's son again in Tim Burton's 2005 fantasy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and her stepson in the 2010 biopic Toast.
  • His real-life father, actor Edward Highmore, portrayed his on-screen father in the 2001 made-for-TV fable Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • His agent is his mother, Sue Latimer, whose other clients have included Imelda Staunton and Daniel Radcliffe.
  • Won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Actor for his performances in 2005's Finding Neverland and 2006's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. 
  • Graduated from University of Cambridge with Double First-class honours in Spanish and Arabic.
  • Is a fan of the soccer team Arsenal F.C.

Awards

  • 2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor: Winner
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2007, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor: Nominee
  • 2006, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor: Winner
  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2017, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Cable TV Actor: Winner
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Edward Highmore — Father
  • Sue Latimer — Mother
  • Bertie Highmore — Brother

College

  • University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England (2014)

Details

  • Birth Name: Alfred Thomas Highmore
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor

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