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Alex Lawther Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1995
Place of Birth Petersfield, England
Age 26 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Alex Lawther

Alexander Jonathan Lawther is an English actor. He made his professional acting debut originating the role of John Blakemore in Sir David Hare's South Downs in the West End. He made his feature film debut playing a young Alan Turing in the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, for which he received the London Film Critics' Circle Award for "Young British Performer of the Year" and was declared one of BAFTA's 2015 Breakthrough Brits. He achieved mainstream success for his role as Kenny in "Shut Up and Dance", an episode of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror, and for portraying the lead role of James in the Channel 4 series The End of the F**ing World. His other notable work includes his roles in Freak Show, Howards End, Goodbye Christopher Robin, and Ghost Stories. He is known for his frequent portrayals of emotionally unstable or disturbed young men and LGBT youth.

BornAlexander Jonathan Lawther, May 4, 1995, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Alma materNational Youth Theatre
Years active2010–present
Known forThe End of the F, ing World, Black Mirror, The Imitation Game, South Downs
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About Alex Lawther

British actor known for portraying a young Alan Turing in the 2014 movie The Imitation Game. He also played the title character in Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict and Isaac Cooper in X+Y. In 2017, he began starring in the Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World.

Alex Lawther before fame

He started his acting career in theatre, appearing in productions of South Downs in 2011 and 2012. His first film role was as Benjamin Britten in 2013.

Achievement of Alex Lawther

He's also acted in several radio plays, including an adaptation of South Downs. He appeared in an episode of Holby City in 2014.

Alex Lawther family life

He has two older siblings, including producer Cameron Lawther, who's worked on World War Z and Fury.

Associations of Alex Lawther

He acted alongside Asa Butterfield in X+Y.

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  • British television actors
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  • British expatriates in France
  • LGBT entertainers from England
  • National Youth Theatre members
  • English male child actors
  • British male stage actors

Latest information about Alex Lawther updated on May 10 2021.

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