Alex Pettyfer (born 10.04.1990)
Alex Pettyfer is an English model and actor.
Childhood: Alex Pettyfer was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. His parents are Lee Ireland, a decorator, and Richard Pettyfer, an actor. He attended junior schools The Mall School in Twickenham and the Lambrook Haileybury school in Berkshire. He then attended boarding schools Millfield School in Somerset and Shiplake College in Oxfordshire, and later the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London. He was a fashion model as a child for Gap before going on to do yogurt adverts and was in his first commercial when he was six. He was in several school plays and had leading roles in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'.
Acting career: Alex Pettyfer made his TV debut in 2005 as the eponymous character in the movie 'Tom Brown's Schooldays' which also starred Stephen Fry. In the same year he was cast as a teenage MI6 agent in the film adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's 'Stormbreaker' with Mickey Rourke and Bill Nighy. In 2008 he appeared in 'Wild Child' opposite Emma Roberts and Juno Temple. The following year he played a bully in the slasher comedy 'Tormented' alongside April Pearson. In 2012, he appeared alongside Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey as a stripper in 'Magic Mike'. He was also announced to star in 'The Butler' with Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, Alan Rickman and Forest Whitaker.
Personal life: Alex Pettyfer dated his 'Wild Child' co-star Emma Roberts for a time and even got a tattoo of her initials inside two hearts on his wrist. He has said that they remained friends after their break-up. He has six other tattoos. He dated his 'I Am Number Four' co-star Dianna Agron but they later split in 2011. He was also engaged to his 'Magic Mike' co-star Riley Keough who is the granddaughter of Elvis Presley.
British movie hunk Alex Pettyfer has lost another love.
The 25-year-old actor has split from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model Marloes Horst, 27.
The Magic Mike star, whose exes include his I Am Number Four co-star Dianna Agron and Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keogh, announced his latest love split on Instagram in a bid to keep gossip about the former couple to a minimum.
"I wouldn't normally do this as I like to keep my life private," he wrote. "Despite what may be written, Marloes and I split up due to her being a crazy hot supermodel and her and my work just keeping us apart. It was a mutual decision."
Continue reading: Alex Pettyfer And Model Ex Go Public With Love Split
Britney Spears and Justin Bieber are the latest stars to strip off for legendary photographer Mario Testino's towel series.
In past years, the beautiful photo series has seen a number of celebrities, from Naomi Campbell to Anna Wintour, pose in nothing but a towel for the lens.
The classy black and white photographs have become a staple item in the visual whirlwind that is Testino's Instagram feed, with the stars donning them in any way they want.
Appearing in V Magazine's next issue, Testino continues the series, with cover girl Britney owning the spotlight by channelling Marilyn Monroe in a striking over the shoulder pose and glaring directly into the camera.
Continue reading: Britney Spears And Justin Bieber Disrobe For Towel Series
Who would've thought that Elvis and Richard Nixon would become allies? When Elvis sporadically showed up at The White House, it was completely unexpected. He was the biggest pop star in the world and there he was, at the gates of The White House unannounced.
Under the advice of one of his top aides, Nixon is a talked into meeting with The King Of Pop. Nixon needed a boost in popularity and for him to be seen as becoming friends with America's most loved star would be a perfect photo op for The President.
Elvis is accepted and taken into the building; him and his security sidekicks are searched and relieved of their firearms. Whilst speaking with Egil Krogh, Elvis is run through a few of the certain White House protocols that one must follow on meeting the president, protocols Elvis is quick to cast aside. The reason behind this meeting was kept entirely secret, but now we'll learn about Elvis' aspirations to take on a new mission unlike anything he's ever done before.
Continue: Elvis & Nixon Trailer
Magic Mike Star Channing Tatum Fell Out With Actor Alex Pettyfer On The Set Of The Male Stripper Movie Over The Brit's Awkward Behaviour.
The 25-year-old starred in the 2012 film but didn't return for the sequel, Magic Mike XXL, which was released earlier this year (15), and in a podcast chat with writer Bret Easton Ellis, Pettyfer insists Channing doesn't like him, because he didn't represent himself correctly on the set of the first movie.
"I was scared to speak," he recalled. "I actually did my work and I sat in the corner and listened to music because I had been told anything I did was wrong by my reps. I was very insecure as a human being. That also gave me a bad rep because everyone was like, 'Alex doesn't speak because he thinks he's better than everyone else'.
"That's not true. I was just generally nervous and scared to be myself. I was in character."
Continue reading: Alex Pettyfer: 'Channing Tatum Doesn't Like Me'
Alex Pettyfer - New York Fashion Week Spring 2016 - Gant Presentation at Spring Studios at Spring Studios 50 Varick St, New York Fashion Week - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 10th September 2015
Nicholas Hoult and Dianna Agron have reportedly been on a string of low-key dates to London pubs in recent weeks.
The 25-year-old actor - who has been single since splitting from 'X-Men: First Class' co-star Jennifer Lawrence last August - has been romancing the 'Glee' star by showing her round his favourite UK haunts over the last few weeks.
Among their low-key dates have been a trip to the Black Lion pub in Hammersmith, west London, where they enjoyed a traditional Sunday roast dinner, and they were also seen kissing in The Gallery pub in Hampstead, north London.
Continue reading: Nicholas Hoult Dating Dianna Agron
Alex Pettyfer - Celebrities attend 2014 LACMA Art + Film Gala honoring Barbara Kruger and Quentin Tarantino presented by Gucci at LACMA. at LACMA - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 1st November 2014
Alex Pettyfer - A variety of celebrities were photographed as they arrived at the 2014 LACMA Art+Film Gala which honored conceptual artist Barbara Kruger and film director Quentin Tarantino, the event was presented by Gucci in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 1st November 2014
Alex Pettyfer - Stars attended the launch of Claiborne Swanson Frank's Young Hollywood from New York based fashion designer Michael Kors at a private residence in Beverly Hills, California, United States - Thursday 2nd October 2014
Matthew McConaughey will not be starring in the 'Magic Mike' sequel, 'Mike Mike XXL'. Fortunately, the rest of the cast are returning and some other well known faces will also be appearing in the 2015 film, including Amber Heard.
Matthew McConaughey will not be reprising his role as strip club owner Dallas in the upcoming sequel to Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL. The 2015 film may have lost one of its biggest stars but it's certainly making up for it by casting actresses such as Amber Heard, Andie MacDowell and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Matthew Mcconaughey at 4th Annual Critics' Awards in June 2014.
Continue reading: Amber Heard In, Matthew McConaughey Out Of 'Magic Mike XXL'
Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough has got engaged to her boyfriend Ben Smith-Peterson.
Elvis Presley's granddaughter has got engaged.
Riley Keough, 25, is set to tie the knot with her boyfriend Ben Smith-Peterson after he popped the question yesterday morning (13.08.14).
Taking to his Facebook page, he posted a photograph of him and Riley and her diamond sparkler, which he accompanied with the caption: ''So that happened...''
Continue reading: Elvis Presley's Granddaughter Is Engaged
Alex Pettyfer is desperate to return for 'Magic Mike XXL' but his co-star and producer Channing Tatum is not convinced.
The 24-year-old star, who is said to have had a difficult relationship with the actor, writer and producer on the set of the first movie, is the only original star not yet signed up for the upcoming 'Magic Mike XXL'.
An insider told America's OK! magazine: ''Alex is dying to reprise his role, but Channing is on the fence. It's going to take a lot of sucking up for Alex to get his part back.''
Continue reading: Alex Pettyfer Desperate For Magic Mike Return
Dianna Agron is dating Lily Collins' ex-boyfriend Thomas Cocquerel and the duo were spotted kissing at Coachella over the weekend.
Dianna Agron is dating Thomas Cocquerel.
The former 'Glee' star was spotted kissing and holding hands with the Australian actor at the McDonald's-Bootsy Bellows Coachella bash and at the annual music festival in Indio, California on Saturday (12.04.14).
Insiders confirmed to E! News that their relationship is very new and the couple met through mutual friends, who think they are ''so cute together.''
Continue reading: Dianna Agron Dating Lily Collins' Ex-boyfriend
Alex Pettyfer celebrated his 24th birthday with a MAGIC MIKE-inspired party in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday (11Apr14).
The actor wasn't afraid to take off his clothes for his role in the hit 2012 stripper film, and at Beacher's Madhouse club at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, he found himself shedding his shirt yet again.
Pettyfer joined dwarf dancers on stage, one of whom was wearing a furry bear leotard similar to the one Miley Cyrus made famous at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, and the Brit proceeded to smear whipped cream all over his chest and face.
Continue reading: Alex Pettyfer Celebrates Birthday With Magic Mike-inspired Bash
Date of birth
10th April, 1990
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