Asa Butterfield (info)

Asa Butterfield (info)
Asa Bopp Farr Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in films, he was cast, at 10 as Bruno in El niño con el pijama de rayas (2008). Since then, he has been acclaimed for his titular roles La invención de Hugo (2011) and El juego de Ender (2013) as well as other major roles as Nathan in X+Y (2014) , Jude in Ten Thousand Saints (2015) , Mordred in the BBC's Merlín(2008) and Norman in La niñera mágica y el Big Bang (2010).

Asa attends college in London, hangs out with his friends playing football on the park, reads a great deal, loves music festivals, and plays and writes music at home and with friends at school. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Sam Butterfield

Trade Mark 
Striking blue eyes

Son of Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield.

Younger brother of Morgan Benjamin Butterfield (b. 1993), a drummer for the English band "Oats".

His name Asa means 'wing' in Portuguese.

He is a supporter of the Arsenal Football Club.
He's a fan of professional gamer and caster "Destiny".

In his GCSEs he got 1 A*, 3 A's and 6 B's.

He grew two inches while shooting El juego de Ender (2013).

He developed an iPad app called "Racing Blind" together with his father and brother. It is the only game available on the app store that is meant to be played with the eyes closed.

Has worked twice with Ben Kingsley in the movies Hugo and Ender's Game.

Has three siblings. Older brother Morgan (b.1993) younger maternal half sister Loxie (b.2009) and younger paternal half-sister Marlie (b.2012).

In Greenlandic Asa means "loved one".

In Indonesian, Asa means "Hope".

Personal Quotes
Don't do piracy. Piracy's a crime.

I think I can speak for a lot of people in that they would be pretty nervous about meeting Harrison Ford, and I was definitely one of those people.
My little sister, who is four, can work my mom's iPhone better than she can.

When you have a book as material as it is, it's a lot easier to create a character because you have so many resources to draw upon when acting.

People think when you're moving in Zero-G, it's like moving in jelly. But it's not. You're completely free to move however fast as you want.

I always think that trying to push yourself as an actor in a direction that you've never been before, developing characters which are more difficult to get into the head of, or are more interesting and further away from yourself, is always a challenge. But, you want to take up that challenge and try your best.


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