Alex Lawther Biography
(English Actor Best Known for His Role as Young ‘Alan Turing’ in the Film ‘The Imitation Game’)
Birthday: May 4, 1995 (Taurus)
Born In: Petersfield, Hampshire
Alex Lawther is an English actor well known for his brilliant performance as the young Alan Turing in the Academy-Award-winning film, ‘The Imitation Game’, for which he also bagged the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year in 2015. Passionate about acting from a very young age, he joined several different drama groups like the National Youth Theatre, to train himself in acting. Starting his acting career with the play ‘South Downs’, he soon went on to star along with Michael Begley and Michelle Collins in the play ‘The Glass Supper’. He also starred along with Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightly in the movie ‘The Imitation Game’. His performance as Isaac Cooper in the film ‘X+Y’ was critically acclaimed. On the small screen, he appeared in the Channel 4 series ‘The End of the F***ing World’ as James, and earned praises. He has also acted in several radio plays, including an adaptation of ‘South Downs’. He was seen as Kenny in the series ‘Shut Up and Dance’ as well.