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Asa Butterfield


Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in films, he was cast, at 10 as Bruno in The Boy in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Hugo
Hugo Hugo Cabret
(2011)
Ender's Game
Ender's Game Ender Wiggin
(2013)
The Space Between Us
The Space Between Us Gardner Elliot
(2017)

Filmography

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 2018 Departures (post-production)
Calvin
 2018 Slaughterhouse Rulez (post-production)
Willoughby Blake
 2017 Time Freak (post-production)
Stillman
 2017 Thunderbirds Are Go (TV Series)
Space Controller Conrad
- Long Haul (2017) ... Space Controller Conrad (voice)
 2017 Journey's End
Raleigh
 2017 The House of Tomorrow
Sebastian Prendergast
 2017/I The Space Between Us
Gardner Elliot
 2015 10,000 Saints
Jude
 2014 A Brilliant Young Mind
Nathan Ellis
 2013 Ender's Game
Ender Wiggin
 2011 Hugo
Hugo Cabret
 2010 Nanny McPhee Returns
Norman Green
 2010 The Wolfman
Young Ben
 2008-2009 Merlin (TV Series)
Mordred
- The Witch's Quickening (2009) ... Mordred
- The Nightmare Begins (2009) ... Mordred
- The Beginning of the End (2008) ... Mordred
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Donny
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Donny
 2007 Son of Rambow
Brethren Boy
 2006 After Thomas (TV Movie)
Andrew
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6' (1.83 m)
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I always think that trying to push yourself as an actor in a direction that you've never been before, developing characters which are more difficult to get into the head of, or are more interesting and further away from yourself, is always a challenge. But, you want to take up that challenge and try your best. See more »

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Has worked twice with Ben Kingsley in the movies Hugo and Ender's Game. See more »

Trademark:

Striking blue eyes

Star Sign:

Aries

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