Freddie Highmore

Born Feb 14, 1995

Alfred Thomas "Freddie" Highmore is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Finding Neverland, Five Children and It, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Arthur and the Invisibles, August Rush, The Golden Compass, The Spiderwick Chronicles, and The Art of Getting By.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Freddie Highmore.


1992 Birth Highmore was born on 14 February 1992 into a show business family. … Read More
1995 3 Years Old He has a younger brother named Albert "Bertie" Highmore, born in 1995. … Read More
In 2001, Highmore played a young King Arthur in the TNT miniseries The Mists of Avalon, a revisionist take on the Arthurian legends that depicted the women of Camelot as the real power behind the throne.


2004 12 Years Old In 2004, Highmore returned to the big screen for the family adventure film Two Brothers, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. … Read More
2005 13 Years Old In 2005, he portrayed the main role of Charlie Bucket in the musical fantasy film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, adapted from the book of the same name by Roald Dahl. … Read More
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He next appeared as a young Max Skinner (Russell Crowe) in the comedy-drama film A Good Year, which was released in the UK on 27 October 2006.
2007 15 Years Old In 2007, he lent his voice to the adventure fantasy film The Golden Compass (2007) and its video game of the same name. … Read More
2009 17 Years Old In 2009, Highmore voiced the lead character in the animated film Astro Boy, and provided his voice to its accompanying video game, Astro Boy: The Video Game.
2010 18 Years Old 1 More Event
He then played the main role in Toast, a BBC autobiographical film about chef Nigel Slater, which was aired on 30 December 2010. … Read More


2013 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Highmore voiced the title character in the animated adventure film Justin and the Knights of Valour, released on 13 September 2013 in the UK and Ireland. … Read More
2014 22 Years Old In August 2014, it was reported that Highmore and Bates executive producer Kerry Ehrin had written a comedy pilot script that was purchased by NBC. … Read More
2015 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, he starred in The Libertines' music video for their single "You're My Waterloo", alongside actress Marama Corlett.
2016 24 Years Old In 2016, Highmore will star in Stephen Poliakoff's BBC Two six-part miniseries Close to the Enemy, the coming-of-age comedy-drama film Holding Patterns, and Nick Hamm's political comedy-drama film The Journey.
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