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Was originally supposed to star in December Boys (2007) but had to pull out because his grandmother was sick and he couldn't go to Australia to film. (

Finding Neverland (2004) director Marc Forster decided to schedule one of Highmore's toughest scenes (where he tears up a book and demolishes a playhouse) on his second day of filming, deliberately so other cast members could see the child act and change their attitude towards working with him. (

Actress Helena Bonham Carter has played his mother twice: in his first film Women Talking Dirty (1999) and his most famous role Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). (

Began acting in small parts on TV shows when he was 7. (

Johnny Depp requested him to play Charlie Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). (

Said it was hard to concentrate during filming of the final scene of Finding Neverland (2004) with Johnny Depp in London because fans were standing off-camera screaming "We love you Johnny!" (

His mother Sue Latimer is his agent. One of her clients is Imelda Staunton. She also represents his friend Daniel Radcliffe. (

During the shooting of Finding Neverland (2004), his favorite action was the demolition of the playhouse. (

Learns French. (

His real brother, Bertie Highmore, played his brother in Women Talking Dirty (1999). (

The voice of 'Pantalaimon' in The Golden Compass (2007) was originally recorded by an adult actor but the filmmakers decided it made the character sound too old, so they cast Freddie instead. (

Won an Empire Award for Best Newcomer for his role in Finding Neverland (2004). (

His real father, Edward Highmore, played his father in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001) (TV). (

Favourite book is "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger. (

Plays the clarinet and enjoys soccer and video games. Learning to play the guitar. (

Is a soccer fan. (

His favorite actor is Johnny Depp, his co-star in Finding Neverland (2004) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). (

Has said he is not planning to continue acting as an adult. (

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