Asa Butterfield

Asa Butterfield

actor

Born April 1, 1997 in Islington, London, England, UK

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 the Striped Pajamas (2008). Since then, he has been acclaimed for his titular roles in Hugo (2011) and Ender's Game (2013), as well as other major roles as Nathan in A Brilliant Young Mind (2014), Jude in Ten Thousand Saints (2015), Jake in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016), Gardner Elliot in The Space Between Us (2017), Norman in Nanny McPhee Returns (2010), and Mordred in the BBC's Merlin (2008). Asa was born Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield, but now uses the middle name "Bopp" on his passport instead (after Comet Hale-Bopp), and is known as Asa Bopp Farr Butterfield.

Filmography

Connections

  • Hailee Steinfeld

    Hailee Steinfeld

  • John Boyne

    John Boyne

  • Mark Herman

    Mark Herman

  • David Heyman

    David Heyman

  • James Horner

    James Horner

  • Rupert Friend

    Rupert Friend

  • David Thewlis

    David Thewlis

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Children & Family