Alex Lawther – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Alex Lawther British Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Mesomorph
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight 65 kg (143 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Nickname Alex
Gender Male
Age 29 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 4 May, 1995
Profession Actor
Nationality British
Birthplace Petersfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Published on November 2, 2018 on 06:13 PM
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Alexander Jonathan Lawther, popularly known as Alex Lawther, who is an English actor, known for his incredible performances and the roles he played in the series and movies. He is mainly known for the role of James he played in the Channel 4 series titled “The End of the F***ing World”, starting from 2017 to 2018. Also, he got critical acclaim for the role of Kenny he played in the season 3 episode titled “Shut Up and Dance” of the “Black Mirror”, (2016) which was a Netflix series. This was the most-watched series that people streamed on Netflix. Since then, Alex Lawther became popular.

He was born on 4th 1995, Winchester, Hampshire while he raised and grew up in Petersfield. He is youngest among three siblings while his parents worked in the law sector, his brother Cameron Lawther works as a film producer and older sister, Ellie Lawther works in public policy.


At the age of 16, Alex Lawther started his professional career with a debut movie as he appeared in David Hare’s film “South Downs”. In the film, he played the role of John Blakemore for which he got recognition from his fans and followers.

In 2014, he made his feature film debut in “The Imitation Game” in which he played the role of a young Alan Turing and the film won the Academy Award. In 2015, he won the London Film Critics’ Circle Award for “Young British Performer of the Year for the role he played in “The Imitation Game”.

In 2015, he worked in the critically acclaimed drama film “X+Y” in which he appeared in a supporting role.

In 2016, he appeared in a lead role for the first time in the British film “Departure” in which he played the role of Elliot along with Juliet Stevenson. While it was the debut film of the famed actor Andrew Steggall.

In 2016, Alexander Lawther portrayed the main character of Kenny in “Shut Up and Dance”, season 3 episode of Netflix series “Black Mirror”. While it got mixed reviews, but the most-talented actor received recognition for giving the best performance.

In 2017, he worked in “The End of the Fucking World” in which he worked along with Jessica Barden as James and the role got critical acclaim.

In 2020, he portrayed the role of a villain in “Regis Roinsard’s thriller named “Les Traducteurs” which means “Translators”. For this role, he got a language course to be fluent in French.


Among several honors, awards, and recognition, he won the London Film Critics’ Circle Award for “Young British Performer of the Year for the role he played in “The Imitation Game”.



Alex Lawther Education

Qualification: Graduated

College: University in London, England

Alex Lawther Career

Profession: Actor

Net Worth: US$ 2.2 Million Approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother: Cameron Lawther (Older)

Sister: Ellie Lawther (Older)

Marital Status: Single

No. of Children: No

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Who is Alex Lawther?

Alex Lawther is a British actor, born on 04 May, 1995 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

How old is Alex Lawther?

Alex Lawther is 29 years old as of June 2024.

How tall is Alex Lawther?

Alex Lawther is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

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