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Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer starred as the title character in last year's thriller I Am Number Four, from director DJ Caruso and producers Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg. His additional recent feature credits include Andrew Niccol's sci-fi thriller In Time, with Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried and Cillian Murphy; Daniel Barnz's romantic drama Beastly; and the leading role in Wild Child, opposite Emma Roberts.

Born in the UK, Pettyfer began his acting career in 2005 in ITV's telefilm adaptation of Tom Brown's Schooldays, co-starring Stephen Fry and Jemma Redgrave. His big break came the following year when, at age 15, he beat out hundreds of young actors to score the title role in the action thriller Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker, opposite Mickey Rourke and Alicia Silverstone.


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Alex Pettyfer Facts

Birth NameAlexander Richard Pettyfer
OccupationActor
BirthdayApril 10, 1990 (27)
SignAries
BirthplaceStevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Alex Pettyfer compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Beastly
I Am Number Four
Elvis & Nixon
Endless Love
Magic Mike
Wild Child
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker
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