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Freddie Highmore is an English actor who came to prominence for his roles in Five Children and It (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).
Interesting Facts about Freddie Highmore
- His real brother, Bertie Highmore, played his brother in Women Talking Dirty (1999).
- Friends with the Narnia actor Skandar Keynes.
- Finding Neverland (2004) director Marc Forster decided to schedule one of Highmore’s toughest scenes (where he tears up a book and demolishes a playhouse) on his second day of filming, deliberately so other cast members could see the child act and change their attitude towards working with him.
- Has scored four A* grades in A-levels (maths, further maths, French and Spanish).
- Freddie has achieved 10 A* grades on his GCSEs (English language, English literature, maths, Spanish, French, Latin, geography, biology, chemistry and physics).
- Graduated from The University of Cambridge with a double first in Arabic and Spanish.
- Was originally supposed to star in December Boys (2007) but had to pull out because his grandmother was sick and he couldn’t go to Australia to film.
- Began acting in small parts on TV shows when he was 7.
- His real father, Edward Highmore, played his father in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001).
-  He sat his AS Levels in English Language, English Literature, Maths, Spanish, French, Latin, Geography, Biology, Chemistry and Physics for his GCSE.
- Has played the son of two Ophelias: Helena Bonham Carter in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and Kate Winslet in Finding Neverland (2004).
- His mother Sue Latimer is his agent. One of her clients is Imelda Staunton. She also represents his friend Daniel Radcliffe.
Personal Quotes by Freddie Highmore
I’ve got a good family to support me, so I’m grounded in that way.- Freddie Highmore
I have a younger brother.- Freddie Highmore
Every day is a different day in New York; there’s always something new going on.- Freddie Highmore
I’m sure everyone has many types of music that they enjoy.- Freddie Highmore
People have different expectations when you’re younger – it’s less about changing yourself into a character; they want a more natural thing. And they just want you to be able to turn up every day and carry on working. They have a horrible fear of 10- or 11-year-olds, that they’re going to say ‘I don’t want to play today.’- Freddie Highmore