Alex Lawther

Alex Lawther

Date Of Birth4 May 1995
Age23 years 5 months 14 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthPetersfield, Hampshire, England
Zodiac SignTaurus
Professions Model , Actor

Personal Information
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity (Non-religious)
Languages French , English
Nationality British
EthnicitiesBritish , Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height 175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Hair color light brown
Weight65 KG
143 lbs
Shoe Size 8
Body Type Slim
Hair type Short
Family Information
Brother Michael Cameron Lawther (Producer)
Sister Ellie Lawther
Cousin Charlie
Sister In-Law Nicole Glass
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Arts in History (King's College London)
Education (High School) Churcher's College
Alma MaterKing's College London
Career Information
Debut (Movie) The Imitation Game (2014)
Years Active 2010-
Debut (TV) Holby City
Debut(Short movie) The Fear(2010)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Hobbies Dancing (He thinks he is a bad dancer)
Baking
Theater
movies
Reading
Favorite Actress Sally Hawkins
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite ColorRed
Favorite MovieMatilda (1996)
Favorite Director Xavier Dolan
LikesBooks
Favorite Brand Apple (Iphone)
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Facebook ProfileFacebook Profile
More Information
Inspiration Ben Whishaw
Net worth $2 million

Biography

Alex Lawther is a British actor. Alex is popular for playing the roles of- young Alan Turing in The Imitation Game (2014), Kenny in Black Mirror(2016), James in The End of the F***ing World (2017), Tibby Schlegel in Howards End (2017).

Alex Lawther was born on 4th May 1995 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England.

He has two siblings, both elders, Eldest brother named Cameron Lawther (born in 1990; an award winning film producer based in London), a sister named Ellie Lawther who works in public policy.

Alex worked with his brother Cameron for a short movie titled The Fear in 2010, it was Alex's debut in acting.

Alex Lawther: Education

  • High School: He went to High School at Churcher's College, an independent public school for Boys & Girls
  • College: Alex went to King's College London(KCL), a public research university located in London.

Alex Lawther: Facts & Trivia

  • Creative personality: Even as a child Alex was a creative kid, he would create new games, come up with new ideas to entertain himself and his friends. According to him, it was this creative mind that lead to him seeking a career in acting and story telling.
  • He wrote a drama for his school drama at the Churcher's College
  • Alex played the character- Ratty at school in the drama The Wind in the Willows.
  • The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain: Alex trained in created arts at the institution, he practiced acting there.
  • Dame Maggie Smith appreciated him for his talent saying "He has achieved at the young age what the rest have been trying in a long time
  • Alex is being compared to actor Ben Whishaw(popular for playing Jean-Baptiste in Perfume)
  • Kayaking: Alex is fond of adventure sports, in free time he is seen kayaking down Camden Lock in London
  • His primary interests include- Reading books, going to theater and watching Movies.
  • The National Youth Theatre: He became a member of the theatre in 2010
  • Accents he is proficient with: American (New York, Southern), Australian, English, Irish
  • He likes pets and has dogs.
  • Stage debut: Alexa made his stage debut in 2011 at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester.
  • Sexuality: There are speculations about him being gay because of the characters he has played in Departure, Freak Show, The Imitation Game. However there has not been any clarification from him. Speculations could just be speculations
  • Questions to Alex:
    • What is the secret of you success: I don't know, be more like Sally Hawkins I guess.
    • Who would play him in the movie of his life: Maggie Smith
    • If he was stranded on an Island Movie/ TV show he would take with him- Transparent (TV series)
    • What do you like to change about the industry- More diversity
    • Best advice ever been given- Stay hydrated (By his Mom)
    • Audition tip: Stay hydrated, but don't drink too much, otherwise you will have to go pee.
    • Who is the unsung hero on a set- The A.D
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Alex Lawther: Quotes

  • It seemed a bit silly in the beginning to have an inspiration to become an actor from a family without background in acting.
  • [On acting] It was a dream I was a little bit embarrassed by.
  • My dream really is just to keep working in film and in theatre.
  • When I get a script, I kind of break the script down into its component parts to find out what happens. Then I put that all back together again to find out what my character is
  • I think I’m most happy when I’m learning something.
  • What interests me in work is something that is well written- mainstream or not.
  • [On new year] I like to come out this year knowing a lot more than the previous year

Alex Lawther: Awards

  • Young British Performer of the Year(2015): He won the award at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards for the movie The Imitation Game (2014)

Alex Lawther: Photos, Pictures

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's sister Ellie Lawther with cousin  Charlie
's sister Ellie Lawther with cousin Charlie


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