Biography / Wiki
A British actor Asa Butterfield is famous for portraying the character of Hugo Cabret in Martin Scorsese’s drama film ‘Hugo’. At the age of 7, he was introduced to acting and started attending Young Actors’ Theatre Islington on Friday afternoons. In 2006, he has made his acting debut in the television film ‘After Thomas’.
A year later, he had made his silver screen appearance in the action-drama Son of Rambow’. His portrayal of Bruno in the Holocaust film ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ has earned immense appreciation from critics as well as the audience. After years, he emerged as one of the most talented and popular young actors on the international level.
From his appearance in the film “Hugo”, he not only garnered multiple awards but also led to being cast in major roles such as Ender Wiggin in ‘Ender’s Game’, Nathan Ellis in ‘X+Y’, Jacob, and many more. Apart from acting, he is also a musician and music producer.
Height / Weight / Age
Asa Butterfield is 183 cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’0” tall. This everyone’s favorite actor weighs 70 kg in Kilograms or 154 lbs in Pounds. He has turned 25 years old.
He has a striking blue color eye and brown hair color. He has a stunning physique with the following body measurements 39 inches chest, 28 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. His biceps size is 13.5 inches whereas his shoe size is 9 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Asa Butterfield is $5.1 million USD approximately. His earnings per month are evaluated to be $400K.
Education / Family
Born on April 1, 1997, Asa Butterfield is the son of Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He was raised in Islington, London along with his three siblings, one brother named Morgan and two sisters named Loxie and Marlie.
When he was born, he was given the birth name Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield. He was also given the nickname “Maxwell Thornton”, which was later changed to “Bopp” on his passport. For elementary education, he has attended Stoke Newington School.
|Real Name||Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield|
|Birth Place||Islington, United Kingdom|
|Date Of Birth||April 1, 1997|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’0”
|Weight||In kilograms – 70 kg
In pounds – 154 lbs
|Home Town||Islington, USA|
|Debut||TV show – After Thomas (2006)
Films – Son of Rainbow (2007)
|Fathers Name||Sam Butterfield
|Mothers Name||Jacqueline Farr
|Brothers||Morgan Benjamin Butterfield|
Career / Fashion And Style
After being spotted at the Young Actors’ Theatre at the age of 8, Asa Butterfield began his professional acting career in 2006. He made his acting debut with the telefilm ‘After Thomas’ and played the small role of Andrew. Following year, he was guest-starred in BBC One’s crime drama Ashes to Ashes’.
In 2008, his somber, poignant, and powerful performance in the movie ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’, which was a holocaust drama in which Butterfield played Bruno, the young son of a Nazi officer. His excellent performance has made the critics notice him for the first time.
In 2008, he has appeared in the recurring role of Mordred in the popular fantasy-adventure series ‘Merlin’. In 2010, he was cast in the fantasy comedy family film ‘Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang’ opposite Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maggie Smith, and Ewan McGregor. In 2013, he was featured as Andrew “Ender” Wiggin is the film ‘Ender’s Game’ which received mixed reviews and his performance earned him much critical praise.
In 2014, the British film ‘X+Y’, was released in the US as ‘A Brilliant Young Mind’, he portrayed a socially awkward English mathematics prodigy who has represented his country at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).
In 2015, he was featured in the drama Ten Thousand Saints’ as the protagonist, opposite Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld, and Emile Hirsch. He became everyone’s favorite from his role of Otis Milburn on the Netflix comedy-drama series, Sex Education. For his role as “Hugo”, he was honored with the Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance at the 2011 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
the list of Asa Butterfield’s favorite things.
|Favorite Colours||Black, white|
|Favorite Actor||Tom Cruise|
|Favorite Actress||Jennifer Lawrence|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||Paris|
Some Interesting Facts About Asa Butterfield
- In Arabic, Asa means “Jesus”.
- He is an avid lover of professional gamer and caster “Destiny”.
- He supports Arsenal Football Club.
- He aspires to portray the role of James Bond.
- Along with his father and mother, he has created an iPad app called “Racing blind” which is a game meant to be played with the eyes closed.
- While shooting for Ender’s Game, his height increased by two inches.
- In 2013, he has won the CinemaCon Rising Star Award.