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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)
A Brilliant Young Mind
A Brilliant Young Mind Nathan Ellis
(2014)

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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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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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Striking blue eyes

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Aries

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