Date of Birth : Feb 14th 1992
Born in London, England to a show business family; his mother is a talent agent and his father is an actor. He also has a younger brother named Albert, born in 1995. He began acting with small parts on TV at the age of 7. In 2004, he had a major breakthrough with his critically acclaimed performance as Peter in Finding Neverland. Highmore received several nominations and awards for the role, including a Broadcast Film Critics’ Award and a Screen Actors’ Guild Award nomination.
In 2005, Freddie played the part of Charlie Bucket in the blockbuster film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (adapted from the book by Roald Dahl). He was allegedly recommended for the role by Johnny Depp, who was very impressed by the young actor’s performance in Finding Neverland.
Freddie also starred in Rush with Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Robin Williams. It is the story of August’s journey to find his parents after they are separated at birth. The talented young actor will also be starring in The Spiderwick Chronicles based on the popular children’s stories. He will be playing the Grace twins, Simon Grace and Jared Grace along side their sister Mallory Grace, played by Sarah Bolger.