Asa Butterfield

Asa Butterfield

Movie Actor

Asa Bopp Farr Butterfield (/ˈeɪsə/; born Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield on 1 April 1997) is an English actor. He has received nominations for three British Independent Film Awards, two Critics' Choice Awards, two Saturn Awards, and three Young Artist Awards. Asa Butterfield. Butterfield in 2019. Born.

Full Name
Apr 1, 1997
6′ 0″
Net Worth


Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield was born on April 1, 1997, in Islington, London, England. His zodiac sign is Aries and he is of English and Jewish descent. He has two brothers and one sister, who are all older than him. Asa's father Sam Butterfield works as a celebrity photographer while his mother Jacqueline Farr is an artist.

At the age of 7, Asa began acting when his parents took him to an open audition for the 2004 film Son of Rambow. He got the part and this led to roles in other films such as The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) and Hugo (2011). For his performance in the latter film he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy at the 2012 ceremony.

In 2013, Asa starred in Ender's Game alongside Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley. The same year he also had a role in the critically acclaimed drama Nanny McPhee Returns as well as appearing in the BBC series Merlin. In 2014, he appeared in X+Y which won several awards at film festivals around the world.

His most recent projects include starring opposite Emma Mackey in Netflix’s hit show Sex Education (2019–present), playing Jacob Portman in Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016) and acting alongside Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2 (2018). He will be seen next starring opposite Michael Caine and Taron Egerton in King’s Man prequel due for release next year.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Asa Butterfield is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 1, 1997, Asa Butterfield was born in Islington London, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Butterfield's First Movie Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Butterfield receives his first movie role in the 2008 movie Son of Rambow.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Butterfield plays the lead role in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, for which he received a BAFTA nomination.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Hugo</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Butterfield stars as the titular character in Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, for which he received a Young Artist Award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Ender's Game</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Butterfield stars as the lead character Ender Wiggin in the science fiction film Ender’s Game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Butterfield plays the lead role of Jacob Portman in Tim Burton’s adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Netflix Series Sex Education</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Butterfield stars as Otis Milburn in the Netflix original series Sex Education.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Talented and Versatile</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Asa Butterfield is a talented and versatile actor who has been able to take on a variety of roles in film, television, and theater. He has played characters ranging from an adventurous boy to a teenage vampire. Asa is also well known for his ability to bring emotion and depth to his performances.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He Has a Great Sense of Humor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Asa Butterfield has a great sense of humor and is often seen making jokes on talk shows, interviews, and social media. His comedic timing and delivery make him perfect for roles that require lightheartedness, as well as those that are more serious in nature.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Passionate about Acting</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Asa Butterfield loves acting and is passionate about it. He takes his roles seriously and puts a lot of effort into perfecting them. He has even gone so far as to arrange special screenings of his films with family members in order to get their feedback.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Acting at Age Eight</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Asa Butterfield began acting in school plays at the age of eight and eventually made his film debut in a British television movie called After Thomas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Nominated for BAFTA Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 13, Asa Butterfield was nominated for a BAFTA award for his performance in the 2008 drama 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Plays Multiple Instruments</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In addition to acting, Asa Butterfield is also an accomplished musician, playing the guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Appeared in Multiple Music Videos</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Asa Butterfield has appeared in music videos for various artists including Taylor Swift and One Direction.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has His Own Production Company</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Asa Butterfield founded his own production company called Little Island Productions, which focuses on creating films and television series.</p></div>


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