Freddie highmore dating emma roberts

04-Feb-2017 12:07 by 5 Comments

Freddie highmore dating emma roberts

My dad usually comes out with me and my mum usually stays with my brother, so it's quite a long time to split up the family." Indeed, the Highmores are a close-knit family – they share an Arsenal family season ticket – but with the limelight firmly on his older brother, is 15-year-old Bertie Highmore just a tiny bit, well, jealous?"No, he's very happy playing football, carrying on with music, piano and violin," says Highmore the elder.

"He's a few years older than me, but our families have known each other for ages, not just through acting," says Highmore.

It's a not-altogether-lost world of what are now no doubt retro-chic victuals – salad cream, beetroot in vinegar, Angel Delight, Spangles, Sherbet Fountains and bars of Caramac.

Playing the obsessively house-proud Mrs Potter, polishing and cooking her way into the marital bed, is Helena Bonham Carter – the third time the actress has portrayed Highmore's mother.

He never sulked or threw his toys out of the pram, and he has worked steadily through puberty and adolescence.

His latest transitional, not-quite-adult role will be screened on BBC1 over Christmas.

" articles – the Fred Savages, Mark Lesters and Peter Ostrums. As a lad he played Charlie Bucket in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, but is now a successful equine vet working in upstate New York.

Ostrum is particularly relevant to the 18-year-old actor I am on my way to meet, for Freddie Highmore, who had his big break at the age of 12 opposite Johnny Depp in the JM Barrie biopic Finding Neverland, has also portrayed Charlie Bucket on film, in Tim Burton's 2005 take on the Roald Dahl children's classic.The film stars Highmore (still probably best known for his early work in 'Finding Neverland' and 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory') as a New York City high school slacker who's used to doing the bare minimum (hence the title).Roberts (who's gone from 'Nancy Drew' to 'Scream 4') plays the more studious girl he has a crush on.Both young actors have had fascinating, high-profile careers without falling into the usual child-star traps.Both come from showbiz families and have been acting most of their lives.They strike up an unlikely friendship, which progresses in unexpected ways.