Alex Pettyfer Biography
Birthday: April 10, 1990 (Aries)
Born In: Stevenage
Alex Pettyfer is an English actor and model who is known for his roles in movies, such as ‘Stormbreaker’, ‘I am Number Four’, ‘Beastly,’ and ‘Elvis & Nixon’. Born in Hertfordshire, England, he became a child fashion model at the early age of seven. Later, he also started appearing in school plays. After completing his schooling, he studied at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London. He made his acting debut playing the lead role in the TV movie ‘Tom Brown’s Schoolboys’. It was an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Thomas Hughes. He next played a role in the film ‘Stormbreaker’. The film, however, was a commercial disaster and was criticized for lacking originality. Refusing to be disheartened by his initial failure, he went on to appear in many other TV movies and films. Eventually, he found success with his role in the sci-fi ‘I Am Number Four’ which did well commercially. Other roles that earned him recognition include his lead role in the film ‘Beastly’ which was a modern retelling of ‘Beauty and the Beast’. More recently, he played a main role in the film ‘Elvis & Nixon’. Besides his acting skills, he is also known for his dashing looks. He was ranked at the 21st position by the ‘Glamour Magazine’ in 2009 in their list of the world’s sexiest men.