Who is Freddie Highmore?

Freddie Highmore is a rising professional actor from England who made his film debut at the age of 8 years old and earned fame at the age of 12 years old. Every 90s children might know him from the film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He is earning himself fame playing some adult roles and has already established a successful position as an actor in the entertainment industry. He is currently best known for his main role in the drama series, The Good Doctor.

Quick Info
Full NameFreddie Highmore
Date of BirthFebruary 14, 1992
Birth PlaceCamden Town, London, United Kingdom
ParentsEdward Highmore
Sue Latimer
ProfessionAn actor
PartnerDakota Fanning
Sarah Bolger (2006-2009)
Abigail Breslin (Present )
Age 29 years
Net Worth10 million dollars
Freddie Highmore
Source: The Indian Express

Bio, Age, Family, and Young

Highmore was born on 14th February of 1992 in the capital of England, London. His full name is Alfred Thomas Highmore and he is the son of a talented agent, Sue Latimer, and an actor, Edward Highmore. Highmore is 28 years old and is in his prime time of life.


Freddie Highmore’s nationality is English and belongs to white ethnicity. His sexual orientation is straight and has Aquarius as his birth sign. 


Physical Features

He possesses a slim body as he does not exercise. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes. He is known for his unique smile.


Freddie Highmore’s height is 5 feet and 10 inches.


Freddie Highmore’s weight is about 70 kg.


Education and University

Freddie finished his schooling at Hampstead Garden Suburb and later joined Highgate School in scholarship. He graduated from Emmanuel College in Cambridge.


Personal Life


Talking about Freddie Highmore’s relationship, he is currently in a relationship with actress, Abigail Breslin. Their relationship began in 2016. He was previously in a relationship with Sarah Bolger. Their relationship lasted for 3 years from 2006 to 2009. He was also rumored to have a fling with Dakota Fanning. Highmore can speak Arabic, Spanish and French fluently.


Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

Freddie Highmore is not a social media user and he seems the type of person who is not much open about his private life. He feels like he is not much famous as he does not use social media. But there are fan-made Instagram account and Twitter accounts that have over 692 thousand followers on Instagram and over 51.4 thousand followers on Twitter.

Freddie Highmore
Source: The Telegraph


Movies Career

Freddie Highmore started his professional acting career when he was 7 years old with the British comedy-drama, Women Talking Dirty where he played a small part. In 2004, he played another small role in Two Brothers and made his breakthrough with the historical fantasy drama film, Finding Neverland where he played a major role as Peter Llewelyn. Following year, he gained further attention with his starring role in the American musical fantasy film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, alongside Taika Waitit as Charlie Bucket.

Freddie Highmore starred in the American musical drama film, August Rush as Evan Taylor and received a number of awards and nominations. He further starred in an animated comedy fantasy film, Arthur and the Invisibles in 2006, Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard in 2009, Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds in 2010.

Highmore performed his first voice role in 2007 in the fantasy adventure film, The Golden Compass for Pantalaimon. He then voiced A Fox’s Tale as Little Jack, Astro Boy, Justin and the Knights of Valour, and Dragon Raider. He is next preparing for the film, The Vault.


Television Career

Highmore made his television debut with the tv film, Happy Birthday Shakespeare in 2000 where he portrayed the role of Steven Green. He made small appearances in other tv series like The Mists of Avalon, Jack, and the Beanstalk: The Real Story and landed the main role in American psychological horror drama tv series, Bates Motel as Norman Bates in 2013.

He also played a recurring role in the tv series, Close to the Enemy alongside Angela Bassett in 2016 and landed another major role in the American medical tv series, The Good Doctor, alongside Kirby Morrow as Shaun Murphy in 2017. The series is still running as of 2021. He has also appeared in a number of tv films, I Saw You, Toast, Tour de Pharmacy and next he will be appearing in Leonardo.


Awards and Nominations

Freddie Highmore has achieved 11 awards and 40 nominations till today. When he was just 13 years old, he won the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for Best Young Performer in 2005 after his performance in the film, Finding Neverland. Not only that, but he also received Empire Awards for Best Newcomer, Las Vegas Film Critics’ Society Awards, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, Satellite Awards, Young Artist Awards all from his performance in Finding Neverland.


Highmore received his second Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in 2006, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards in 2005 including multiple nominations after his starring role in the film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He won his first Capri Exploit Award in 2007 after the success of the film, August Rush, he further received his first Saturn Awards in 2008.

Freddie Highmore
Source: The Variety

He has been nominated with Golden Globe Awards for his starring role in The Good Doctor, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards from Finding neverland, 5 Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Bates Motel and The Good Doctor, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and won his first People’s Choice Awards in 2017 for Favorite Cable TV Actor in Bates Motel.


Net Worth

Freddie Highmore has a net worth of 10 million dollars and is on the way to rise more. As an early starter, it is not a new thing for him to achieve such success in his 20s. He started making more after the success of the drama series, the Good Doctor. He is just in the starting phase of his long career; he will be making more millions in the coming years as he is thriving for more success.


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