Alex Pettyfer

Biography

Alex Pettyfer (born 10.04.1990)
Alex Pettyfer is an English model and actor.

Alex Pettyfer: 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'.

Alex Pettyfer: 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.

Alex Pettyfer: 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.
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16th April 2014 -

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Alex Pettyfer finds sex scenes 'awkward'

14th February 2014 -

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Alex Pettyfer found filming sex scenes for 'Endless Love' awkward.The 23-year-old actor stars alongside Gabriella Wilde, who plays his love interest in the romantic drama, and he found the presence of crew who were directing...

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13th February 2014 -

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This remake strips away everything that made the 1981 Brooke Shields romance so scandalous. Re-designed for 12-year-old girls, this version of Scott Spencer's novel plays like a dreamy Nicholas Sparks-style fantasy. There's no sense of...

The Butler

14th November 2013 -

 Movie Review

This is an strangely slushy movie from Lee Daniels, whose last two films (Precious and The Paperboy) bristled with unexpected life. By contrast, this star-packed drama uses a true story to trace the Civil Rights...

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21st October 2013 -

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Endless Love

21st October 2013 -

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15th October 2013 -

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UPDATE: British pop star Rita Ora has been cast as the adopted sister of Christian Grey, who will now be played by Irish actor Jamie Dornan. The 50 Shades of Grey movie appears to be...

Alexander Skarsgard & Matt Bomer Emerge As Favorites In The Hunt For Christian Grey

15th October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam is out! The actor sensationally left behind his role as Christian Grey in the upcoming FiftyShades of Grey movie adaptation following varied reports stating his schedule was too packed up already and that...

Alex Pettyfer for gay action movie?

14th October 2013 -

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Alex Pettyfer is being eyed to star in an action movie with gay leads.'The Butler' director Lee Daniels has outlined his intentions to cast the 'Magic Mike' hunk and a young black actor in a...

The Butler

6th August 2013 -

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Cecil Gaines is a modest and dedicated butler at the White House who manages to make for himself a respectable career despite his underprivileged upbringing and cotton farm roots. Starting out as a regular kitchen...

The Butler

23rd May 2013 -

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Cecil Gains is a devoted White House butler who grew up on a simple cotton farm where he and other black workers were not treated with any respect by their white counterparts. From a simple...

If Emma Watson Isn't Doing 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' Then Who Is?

18th March 2013 -

 News

Emma Watson is officially out of the running to play the submissive Anastasia Steele in Kelly Marcel's adaptation of the S&M novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' Watson - who, of course played Hermione Granger in...

Channing Tatum And Alex Pettfyer Feuding On 'Magic Mike' Set

3rd July 2012 -

 News

Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer might be best of mates in 'Magic Mike' but when the cameras weren't rolling, the pair were continually feuding, apparently. According to Hollywood Life, the two actors would get into...

Magic Mike

11th June 2012 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Magic Mike Mike likes to think of himself as an entrepreneur by day, wanting to go into furniture designing, but by night, he's hot stuff Magic Mike in Club Xquisite. He...

In Time

26th October 2011 -

 Video

In the near future, the world's population lives until the age of 25. After that, if you want to live longer, you must work hard to earn more time or, alternatively, you can inherit or...

I Am Number Four Sequel 'Shelved'

16th May 2011 -

 News

Plans for an 'I Am Number Four' sequel have been "shelved". Screenwriter Marti Noxon believes a follow-on from the first instalment of the movie - which starred 'Glee' actress Dianna Agron, Alex Pettyfer and Timothy...

Alex Pettyfer Hopes For 'I Am Number Four' Sequel

18th February 2011 -

 News

Alex Pettyfer is hoping for multiple sequels of 'I Am Number Four'.The British actor explained he would love to play his character John Smith again and again if his latest film were to become a...

I Am Number Four

10th December 2010 -

 Video

John Smith isn't a normal boy, he and his guardian Henri have shifted homes and moved around the country so much he doesn't really have a true place to call home. Though John might look...

Tormented

15th April 2009 -

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Watch the trailer for TormentedIn the new British horror film Tormented a bullied teenager returns from the grave to gain retribution for his suicide. Darren Mullett was an easy target for teenagers and teachers alike,...

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