Alex Lawther

Alex Lawther is an English actor known for his portrayal of a young Alan Turing in the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game; the lead role of James in the Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World; and, the TV adapatation of Howards End.

Alex made his professional acting debut originating the role of John Blakemore in Sir David Hare’s South Downs in the West End.

Alex Lawther’s theatre credits include: Hamlet (Park Avenue Armoury, NYC); The Winter’s Tale (La Criée, Marseille), The Tempest (Les Bouffes du Nord, Paris); The Jungle (St Ann’s Warehouse, New York; Playhouse Theatre, West End; Young Vic); Crushed Shells and Mud (Southwark Playhouse); The Glass Supper (Hampstead Theatre); Fault Lines (Hampstead Theatre); South Downs (Harold Pinter Theatre, West End and Chichester Festival Theatre).

Television includes: Star Wars: Andor (Disney+); The End of the F***ing World/ 2 (Channel 4/ Netflix); Howards End (BBC); Black Mirror (Netflix)

Film includes: Earwig (RookFilm); The Last Duel (Scott Free Productions); The French Dispatch (Fox Searchlight); Les Traducteurs (Trésor Films); Ghost Stories (Warp Films); Goodbye Christopher Robin (Fox Searchlight); Old Boys (Film4); Freak Show (Maven Pictures); Departure (Motion Group Pictures); The Imitation Game (Black Bear Pictures); X plus Y (Origin Pictures).

Alex also writes and directs. His debut short film For people in trouble, produced by Matt Damon & Ben Affleck will premiere at Tribeca this year.

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👤 📅10 May 2023

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