|Date of Birth||1 April 1997, Islington, London, England, UK|
|Birth Name||Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield|
|Height||5' 11" (1.8 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr 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 years old, as the lead in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) by Mark Herman. Since then, he has played two amazing titular roles Hugo (2011) and Ender's Game (2013) as well as other significant roles including Mordred in the BBC's Merlin (2008) and Norman in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.
Asa attends school in London, hangs out with his friends playing football on the park, reads a great deal, loves music festivals (New Orleans had a big impact) and plays and writes music at home and with friends at school.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sam Butterfield