Who is Freddie Highmore?
Freddie Highmore is an actor from the United Kingdom. He first gained notoriety for his lead performances in the children’s movies Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, August Rush, and The Spiderwick Chronicles when he was a youngster. He received two consecutive Best Young Performer Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
Freddie Highmore bio
Highmore was born in Camden Town, London, on February 14, 1992. Actors Daniel Radcliffe and Imelda Staunton are among the customers of his mother Sue Latimer’s talent agency. He has a younger brother named Bertie and his father is the retired actor Edward Highmore.
Freddie Highmore education
Before receiving a scholarship to attend Highgate School, a private school in Highgate, London, Highmore received his education at The Brookland Junior and Infant School in the Hampstead Garden Suburb in Golders Green in the London Borough of Barnet until the age of 11.
Highmore received all A* results on his GCSE exam in 2008 for English language and literature, arithmetic, Spanish, French, Latin, geography, biology, chemistry, and physics.
Highmore once again received all A* results on his A-level exams for arithmetic, advanced math, French, and Spanish in 2010.
Highmore studied at Emmanuel College in Cambridge from 2010 to 2014, where he received a double first in Spanish and Arabic.
During the 2011 summer vacation at Cambridge, he also enrolled to study finance at the London School of Economics. Highmore spent his 2012 summer as an intern at Gulf Bank in Kuwait and his year abroad working at a law company in Madrid.
Freddie Highmore career
At a very young age, Freddie started acting, and by the time he was seven, he had roles in movies like “Women Talking Dirty.” Before appearing alongside his father in the TV film “Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story,” Highmore first portrayed a youthful King Arthur in the miniseries “The Mists of Avalon.” In 2004, “Two Brothers” and “Five Children and It” brought about other cinematic appearances.
The release of “Finding Neverland” later in 2004 was Highmore’s big break. He was nominated for several more accolades and received a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer for his performance.
Following that, Freddie secured a lead role opposite Johnny Depp in the movie “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in 2004. Highmore received special recognition once more, and he was given a Satellite Award for Outstanding New Talent.
Highmore secured parts in movies including “A Good Year,” “Arthur and the Invisibles,” “Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard,” and “Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds” over the following few years. Before appearing in “August Rush,” he secured a voice acting part in “The Golden Compass” in 2007. Highmore secured voice acting parts in “A Fox’s Tale” and “Astro Boy” after making an appearance in “The Spiderwick Chronicles” in 2008. Over the years, Freddie has secured additional voice acting gigs in a variety of video games.
Highmore made appearances in movies like Toast, Master Harold… and the Boys, and “The Art of Getting By” before the conclusion of the decade of 2010. By voicing Norman Bates in “Bates Motel,” Freddie made the leap to more mature roles following another voice acting engagement in “Justin and the Knights of Valor.” Highmore’s performance earned him additional nominations for various prizes as well as a People’s Choice Award.
Freddie began directing for the first time around this time, beginning with a handful of “Bates Motel” episodes. In recent years, he has also enjoyed success as a screenwriter. Highmore landed the lead position in “The Good Doctor” after playing another movie role in “The Journey.”
He was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2017 for his performance in this series.
Freddie Highmore net worth
Freddie Highmore is an English actor who has a net worth of $8 million. Highmore began his career as a child actor, appearing in films like “Finding Neverland” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
Freddie Highmore relationship
During his time on the show Bates Motel, Highmore grew close to his co-star Vera Farmiga and ended up being her son’s godfather. Highmore mentioned his recent marriage in a Jimmy Kimmel Live! interview from September 2021.