Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield (born 1 April 1997) is an English actor. He began his acting career at the age of 9 in the television drama After Thomas (2006) and the comedy film Son of Rambow (2007). He became known for playing the main character Bruno in the Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), for which he received nominations for the British Independent Film Award and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year at the age of 11. He also played the young Mordred in the hit BBC TV Series Merlin (2008-2009) and Norman in the fantasy film Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010).
|Full name at birth||
Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield
|Claim to fame||
Hugo , The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
|Date of birth||
1 April 1997
|Place of birth||
Islington, London, England
6' (183 cm)
Striking blue eyes
Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form
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