Alex Pettyfer: roles in movies to 2006

Alex Pettyfer was born in 1990, he is an English actor and director.

Alex Pettyfer

Born:
Alexander Richard Pettyfer
10 April 1990
Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England

Career:
as actor in TV films since 2005 (age 15)
as actor in feature films since 2006 (age 16)
as director of feature films since 2018 (age 28)

In 2006, Alex played the main character in the film “Stormbreaker”, based on the novel by Anthony Horowitz. He was one of 500 who auditioned for the role. Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award and an Empire Award for his role.

Pettyfer also portrayed the main character in “I Am Number Four” (2011).

In 2014, he starred in the romantic drama Endless Love alongside actress Gabriella Wilde, where they play love interests.

Roles portrayed by Alex Pettyfer

TBA Alex Pettyfer as in The Laundromat

It’s a film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Its plot revolves around group of journalists take part in unearthing 11.5 million files, linking the world’s most powerful political figures to secret banking accounts they use to avoid taxes. It stars Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas.

TBA Alex Pettyfer as in Warning

It’s a sci-fi thriller film directed by Agata Alexander.

2018 Alex Pettyfer as Harley Altmyer in Back Roads

Pettyfer and his producing partner Craig Robinson launched Upturn Productions in 2015 with the intent of securing literary works that could be made into film or television. In 2017, Back Roads, based on the book of the same name by Tawni O’Dell, was their first independent film produced under the Upturn banner. Pettyfer made it his directorial debut and also played the lead role of Haley Altmyer.

Alex Pettyfer as Harley Altmyer in Back Roads (2018)

2018 Alex Pettyfer as Stephen Underwood in The Last Witness

Pettyfer starred as a journalist who uncovers the horrific murder of 22,000 Poles. It’s a thriller film directed by Piotr Szkopiak.

Alex Pettyfer as Stephen Underwood in The Last Witness (2018)

2017 Alex Pettyfer as Nick in The Strange Ones

A house fire sends a teenage boy, Sam (James Freedson-Jackson), and a twenty-something man, Nick (Pettyfer) , on a road trip across rural America.

Alex Pettyfer as Nick in The Strange Ones (2017)

2016 Alex Pettyfer as Jerry Schilling in Elvis & Nixon

In a comedy-drama film directed by Liza Johnson, Pettyfer played a music industry professional, best known for his association with Elvis Presley since 1954.

Alex Pettyfer as Jerry Schilling in Elvis & Nixon

2014 Alex Pettyfer as David Elliot in Endless Love

The story of a privileged girl, Jade (Gabriella Wilde ), and a charismatic boy, David (Pettyfer), whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. It’s a second adaptation of Scott Spencer’s novel.

Director: Shana Feste

Alex Pettyfer as David Elliot in Endless Love

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2013 Alex Pettyfer as Thomas Westfall in The Butler

Pettyfer had a small role in The Butler. It’s a historical drama film directed by Lee Daniels.

Alex Pettyfer as Thomas Westfall in The Butler

2012 Alex Pettyfer as Adam/”The Kid” in Magic Mike

Alex Pettyfer as Adam/”The Kid” in Magic Mike

2011 Alex Pettyfer as John Smith/Number Four/Daniel Jones in I Am Number Four

Alex Pettyfer as Number Four in I Am Number Four

2011 Alex Pettyfer as Kyle Kingson/Hunter in Beastly

It’s a romantic fantasy drama film loosely based on Alex Flinn’s 2007 novel of the same name.

Pettyfer starred the arrogant and vain young man. He bullies Kendra Hilferty (Mary-Kate Olsen), not knowing she is a witch; she transforms him into a hairless, scarred, heavily-tattooed shell of his former self.

Alex Pettyfer as Kyle Kingson/Hunter in Beastly

Alex Pettyfer as Kyle Kingson/Hunter in Beastly

2011 Alex Pettyfer as Fortis in In Time

Alex Pettyfer as Fortis in In Time

2009 Alex Pettyfer as Bradley White in Tormented

Alex Pettyfer as Bradley White in Tormented

2008 Alex Pettyfer as Freddie Kingsley in Wild Child

Alex Pettyfer as Freddie Kingsley in Wild Child

2006 Alex Pettyfer as Alex Rider in Stormbreaker

It’s an action spy film directed by Geoffrey Sax, based on his 2000 novel Stormbreaker, the first novel in the Alex Rider series.

The film’s plot follows a teenage boy, Alex (Pettyfer), who is recruited by MI6 after his uncle, a secret agent, is killed in action. He is sent on a mission in Cornwall to gather intelligence behind Stormbreaker, an advanced computer system being provided to schools across Britain, and its creator, billionaire Darrius Sayle.

Alex Pettyfer as Alex Rider in Stormbreaker