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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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6' (1.83 m)

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When you have a book as material as it is, it's a lot easier to create a character because you have so many resources to draw upon when acting. See more »


On his father's side, he is the grandson of Jeanne Elizabeth (Hewett) and Roy Butterfield, who is an Emeritus Professor in Engineering and the Environment. See more »


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