Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer, the son of actor Richard Pettyfer and model Lee Ireland, quickly followed in his parents' footsteps, rising to fame early as a model for prestigious brands like Ralph Lauren and Gap. He made his debut in front of the cameras in the TV movie Tom Brown’s Schooldays (2005), and shortly after, landed the lead role in the film Alex Rider: Stormbreaker (2006) at just 16 years old, portraying a super-spy in a dazzling cinematic debut.
Expanding his repertoire, Pettyfer starred opposite Emma Roberts in the comedy Wild Child (2008) and took on the main role in the horror thriller Tormented (2009). Seeking diverse roles, he then portrayed John Smith, alias Number Four, in the sci-fi action film I Am Number Four (2011), where he played a teenager with extraordinary abilities hunted by mysterious enemies, directed by D.J. Caruso. The same year, he transformed into a beast alongside Vanessa Hudgens in the fantasy drama Beastly.
Pettyfer continued to showcase his talent in Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike and the biopic The Butler (2013), alongside Forest Whitaker. In 2014, he starred in the romantic drama Endless Love, depicting a passionate love story between Jade Butterfield, a young socialite, and David Elliot, a charismatic young man. He later appeared alongside Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey in Elvis & Nixon (2016) before returning to the spotlight in The Strange Ones (2017), a film following two brothers on a mysterious road trip across America, where enigmatic events gradually reveal unsettling truths.