Freddie started his acting career through a comedy film ‘Women Talking Dirty’ in 1999 and since featured in many movies. Born on February 14, 1992, to actor father Edmund Highmore and talent agent mother Sue Latimer in Camden Town, London. His full name is Alfred Thomas Highmore and he completed his formal education Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He earned double first during his college education in Spanish and Arabic languages.
Freddie has a younger brother born in 1995, whose name is Albert Bertie Highmore and started his career as an actor and played the role of Freddie’s on-screen brother in movie ‘Women Talking Dirty’. Freddie lives at his family home in Highgate located North London. As a child, Freddie Highmore attended Hampstead Garden Suburb primary school in Hampstead in north London. He is still unmarried but ready to tie a knot with his fiancé Megan Park, as per his profile on muzul.com.
It is advantageous to be born in a family related to films and TV if you want to be an actor. Freddie’s mother is talent agent whose clients include notable actors and actresses like Daniel Radcliffe and Imelda Staunton. So, all these conditions led him to film industry at the age of 7 when he played character of a son of woman in his debutant film ‘Women Talking Dirty’. Later his acting skills rolled himself into many films and TV series.
As per his profile on imdb Freddie has adventured into the fields of Sound Tracking, Directing, Writing and Acting. Apart from this, he also gave his voice for the title character of animated adventure movie ‘Justin and Knights of Valour’ and upcoming animated movie which will be adapted from earlier movie ‘The Canterville Ghost’.
He is mostly known for his role of Norman Bates in drama-thriller TV series Bates Motel and also starred in music video ‘You’re my Waterloo’ by the Libertines with Marama Corlett as his co-actress. Freddie also featured on BBC Two in ‘Close to the enemy’-a seven-episode miniseries and ‘Toast’. His upcoming TV series is ‘Baby Face’ where he will play the lead role of Baby Face Nelson, and to be aired soon.
He directed and wrote an episode of ‘Bates Motel’ also involved in the sound tracking of the same series for two episodes. Till now he has 34 credits as an actor to his profile on imdb.
Some of the best movies starring this star kid are August Rush, Charlie and Chocolate Factory, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Arthur and Revenge of Maltazard and Finding Neverland. His real father Edward Highmore played his on-screen father in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story.
Freddie is one of the gifted actors and has been nominated for many notable international awards during his career. At this young age he has been nominated for important awards for 37 times and have some of them. Here is list of notable awards won by Freddie Highmore:
• Empire award for best newcomer in 2004 for ‘Finding Neverland’.
• Best youth actor by Phoenix film critics society in 2004 for ‘Finding Neverland’ and in 2205 for ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.
• Award for youth in film by Las Vegas Film Critics Society for ‘Finding Neverland’ in 2004.
• Satellite award for Outstanding New Talent again for ‘Finding Neverland’ in 2004.
• Award for best Performance in feature Film-Young Artist Award.
• Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young performer. He won this award for two consecutive years 2004 and 2005 for ‘Finding Neverland’ and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.
• Capri Exploit award in 2007 for ‘August Rush’.
• Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in 2008 for ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’.
• People’s Choice Awards for Favourite Cable TV actor in 2016 for ‘Bates Motel’.
Freddie Highmore Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $5 Million US Dollars
The net worth of Freddie Highmore is about $5 million US dollars as of 2017 and we speculate he has a long career ahead to earn more wealth in the field. As per the news Freddie is the highest paid actor in the world. However, we could not find any cars or house listed to his name. Also, there is no information about the business model of Freddie Highmore at present.
Freddie Highmore completed a podcast show of Variety’s podcast series ‘Remote Controlled’ with Kerry Ehrin executive producer discussing the series finale, as per the story on variety.com on February 24, 2017. There is some very short news article about the series ‘Bates Motel’ where Freddie’s has a main role to play.
Although he belonged to a wealthy family and got name and fame at very early of an age of 7, we could not find single controversy associated with Freddie Highmore. We conclude here that he has been raised very well by his parents and he is a humble as well as an innocent person who is on his own adventures of his life. We hope more talented and skillful performances from this young actor in future.