Freddie Highmore – Biography, Age, Height, Early Life, Family, Net Worth, Career, and Personal Life

Freddie Highmore Biography

Freddie Highmore is an English actor well known for his role as Dr. Shaun Murphy in The Good Doctor TV series. In the movies Finding Neverland (2004), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), August Rush (2007), and The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), he first appeared in leading roles as a young child. He received two consecutive Best Young Performer Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.

In the drama-thriller series Bates Motel (2013–2017), Highmore played Norman Bates. For this role, he received three Critics’ Choice Television Award nominations for Best Actor in a Drama Series and one People’s Choice Award. In 2017, Highmore started producing and starring in the ABC drama series The Good Doctor as Dr. Shaun Murphy, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.

Freddie Highmore  talks about his new wife at an event
Freddie Highmore talks about his new wife at an event.

How Old is Freddie-Age

The famous actor is 31 years old. He was born on February 14, 1992.


Freddie is 1.78 m tall

Early Life

Freddie Highmore was born on February 14, 1992, in Camden Town, London. Highmore has a younger brother named Albert “Bertie” Highmore. He attended The Brookland Junior and Infant School in Hampstead Garden Suburb before attending Highgate School. Highmore achieved straight A* grades in English language, English literature, maths, Spanish, French, Latin, geography, biology, chemistry, and physics in his GCSE exam in 2008. He attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge, from 2010 to 2014, earning a double first in Spanish and Arabic. He also enrolled at the London School of Economics to study finance during the summer break of 2011. Highmore worked at a law firm in Madrid while filming the first two seasons of Bates Motel, which briefly led him to consider becoming a lawyer after graduation.

Is Freddie Highmore married- Wife

Freddie Highmore’s wife is Klarissa Munz, a celebrity wife who came into the spotlight following her marriage to Freddie Highmore. Since 2021, she and Freddie have been married. The wife of Freddie Highmore keeps her private affairs private. Therefore, there is nothing known about her.

Freddie Highmore's wife.
Freddie Highmore’s wife.

Net Worth

Freddie Highmore is an English actor with a net worth of $8 million.

Freddie’s Acting Career

At 7, Highmore made his acting debut in the 1999 comedy Women Talking Dirty starring Coky Giedroyc. He portrayed a youthful King Arthur in the TNT miniseries The Mists of Avalon and the BBC miniseries Happy Birthday Shakespeare. He returned to the big screen in 2004’s family adventure movie Two Brothers, playing the role of the French administrator’s son who rejects the idea that his new companion, a baby tiger named Sangha, might be harmful after tasting blood. Later, in 2004, he played a significant part in the fantasy movie Five Children and It. In Tim Burton’s musical fantasy film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which was based on Roald Dahl’s novel, he played the title character, Charlie Bucket, 2005.

Young Freddie random photo
Young Freddie’s random photo

Young Adult roles (2005–2011)

He received the Satellite Award for Outstanding New Talent and the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer. A Good Year, a comedy-drama directed by Ridley Scott, and Arthur and the Invisibles featured Highmore as a young Max Skinner. In Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009) and Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010), he also provided the voice of Arthur Montgomery. He provided the voiceover talent for the video game and the fantasy adventure film The Golden Compass in 2007. In the fantasy adventure movie The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), he played the twin American actors Simon and Jared Grace.

The Spiderwick Chronicles, A Fox’s Tale, Astro Boy, Toast, Master Harold…and the Boys, and The Art of Getting By are just a few of the movies Highmore has voiced characters. He has also acted in the comedies Bates Motel and The Art of Getting By. People’s Choice Awards in 2016 and nominations for the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television (2013), Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama (2013), and Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series (2014)-2015 and 2017 are just a few of the accolades that Highmore has received for his performances.

Highmore and Kerry Ehrin, the creator and executive producer of the Bates Motel television series, sold a comedy pilot script to NBC in 2014. He has also appeared in TV programs like The Journey and Close to the Enemy. Highmore was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2017 after assuming the title role of Dr. Shaun Murphy in the ABC drama series The Good Doctor.

2018 to Present

2018 Highmore established Alfresco Pictures, a production business affiliated with Sony. The business Intends to create scripted programs for cable, streaming services, broadcast, and foreign co-productions. He will co-write and act as executive producer for Homesick. This is a dark comedy in development at a cable network owned by WarnerMedia, in 2019.

Freddie Highmore-Personal life

Highmore avoids social media and resides in London. Highmore grew close to his co-star Vera Farmiga and became her son’s godfather while on the show Bates Motel. In addition to English, Highmore speaks Spanish and French fluently and Arabic only somewhat well. Highmore mentioned his recent marriage in a Jimmy Kimmel Live! Interview from September 2021.

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