Freddie Highmore Biography
Birthday: February 14, 1992 (Aquarius)
Born In: Camden Town, London
Alfred Thomas Highmore, known popularly as Freddie Highmore, is a well-known English actor and screenwriter. Born into a family with a background in films, he made his film debut when he was only seven years of age, playing a role in the Scottish comedy film 'Women Talking Dirty.' His role was appreciated, and over the years, he became widely known in British television and cinema. His most significant work on television so far is his role of Norman Bates in the American psychological horror drama television series 'Bates Motel'. He played a psychotic character who develops multiple personality disorder because of the intense abuse he suffered at the hands of his mother in his childhood. His brilliant performance in the series earned him nominations for many awards and won him the 'People's Choice Award'. The other important works he is known for include his role in the film 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' where he starred alongside Hollywood star Johnny Depp. The film was a huge commercial success. It got the young actor nominated for four awards out of which he won two. He has also played voice roles in animated movies such as 'Arthur and the Invisibles' and 'Astroboy'.