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 Lawther will play Edmund in Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Wyndham’s Theatre from 19 March to 8 June 2024.
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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