10 Things To Know About The Art of Getting by Newbie Freddie Highmore

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Who’s that cute kid from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Or August Rush? He’s the now very grown-up kid (not to mention very hot kid) Freddie Highmore, whose latest flick is The Art of Getting By (in theaters Friday, June 17), where he plays the love interest of Emma Roberts. Definitely an upgrade from the chocolate factory, eh?

And even though Freddie isn’t exactly a newbie to Hollywood, per se (he’s been acting since he was 7), there’s still tons of things you prob don’t know about the cutie pie Brit. Hence why we’ve made him our New Kid this week!

So click on for 10 must-know facts about Freddie Highmore! We bet even Emma doesn’t know all these…


Freddie Highmore

1. Freddie's real name is Alfred Thomas Highmore. We totally thought Freddie was short for Frederick…<\p>Photo: Splash News

Freddie Highmore

2. Freddie is most known for his role as Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. And guess what? Johnny Depp actually requested Freddie play the part! Not bad, eh?

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Freddie Highmore

3. And speaking of big-time actors, Freddie has also worked with Helena Bonham Carter in a bunch of movies. She’s played his mother three times! Lucky.

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Freddie Highmore

4. As for his real parents? Freddie’s real-life dad, Edward Highmore played his on-screen dad in the TV mini-series, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story.

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Freddie Highmore

5. And his real life mom, Sue Latimer, is his agent. And Sue also represents Freddie’s friend who you may have heard of, fellow Brit Daniel Radcliffe.

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Freddie Highmore

6. And even though Freddie is British (hot accent!) he’s bilingual. Freddie speaks fluent French!

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Freddie Highmore

7. Freddie’s lent his hot voice to tons of animated movies, like The Golden Compass, A Fox’s Tale and Astroboy.

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Freddie Highmore

8. As for other of Freddie’s talents, he plays three instruments – the clarinet, the guitar and the recorder.

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Freddie Highmore

9. In terms of interests, Freddie’s got tons. He’s really into soccer and is an avid reader, with “The Catcher in the Rye” by JD Salinger being his fave book.

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Freddie Highmore

10. Freddie’s birthday is Valentine’s Day; February 14, 1992! Think that automatically makes him a romantic?!

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The Art of Getting By hits theaters this Friday, June 17, and you can get more info on the movie here! Will you see it? Do you think Freddie and Emma make a cute on-screen pair? Spill it in the comments!

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4 Responses to "10 Things To Know About The Art of Getting by Newbie Freddie Highmore"

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    Genevieve Smith says:

    The art of getting by is officially my new favourite movie!!! I have always loved Freddie but my god he is ATTRACTIVE! *sigh*

    Love you Freddie!!

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    Anna says:

    August Rush was simply amazing. <3 *sighs* And so is Freddie.

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    ina says:

    ilove freddie so much

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    Amelie Ely Deepless says:

    wow that´s amazing !

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