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Date of Birth
14 February 1992, London, England, UK
Alfred Thomas Highmore
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Johnny Depp requested him to play Charlie Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).
His mother is a talent agent. One of her clients is Imelda Staunton.
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.
Is a soccer fan.
Has said he is not planning to continue acting as an adult.
His real father, Edward Highmore, played his father in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001) (TV).
During the shooting of Finding Neverland (2004), his favorite action was the demolition of the playhouse.
Said it was hard to concentrate during filming of the final scene of Finding Neverland (2004) with Johnny Depp in London because fans were standing off-camera screaming "We love you Johnny!"
Won an Empire Award for Best Newcomer for his role in Finding Neverland (2004).