Nabbed a supporting part in the historical drama "The Journey"
Starred in the film "Holding Patterns"
Became the star of the series "Bates Motel"
Played an isolated and fatalistic teenage geek in "The Art of Getting By"
Voiced the title character in the animated feature, "Astro Boy"
Portrayed identical twins, Simon and Jared, in "The Spiderwick Chronicles"
Played a musical prodigy, the result of a one-night stand between Keri Russell's concert cellist and Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Irish rocker in "August Rush"
Played a young Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott's "A Good Year"
Cast in the title role for Tim Burton's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"; re-teamed with Johnny Depp who portrays the mad candy mogul Willy Wonka
Played a French boy who adopts a young tiger cub in Jean-Jacques Annaud's "Two Brothers"
Cast in the critically acclaimed "Finding Neverland" as Peter Llewelyn Davies, the inspiration for J.M. Barrie's (Johnny Depp) classic tale 'Peter Pan'; received a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actor
Appeared in the CBS movie "Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story" starring Matthew Modine and Vanessa Redgrave
Played a young King Arthur in the TNT miniseries "The Mists of Avalon" opposite Anjelica Huston and Joan Allen
Made acting debut as Helena Bonham Carter's Scottish son in "Women Talking Dirty"
Was requested by Johnny Depp to play Charlie in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
Actual father Edward Highmore played his father in "Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story."
Helena Bonham Carter has played his mother in three different films, "Women Talking Dirty," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," and "Toast."
"I’ve always been lucky to have a sense of normality – I never moved to America or lived in LA. But my family have kept me grounded – I see acting as an addition to my life, a hobby rather than a necessity." - from Time Out London, September 9, 2013