Alex Pettyfer is a British actor and model who played Alex Rider, the lead actor in the 2006 film Strombreaker. Born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire Pettyfer grew up in Slough Berkshire and began his career in the entertainment world as a fashion model for kids at Gap when he was still seven years.
While attending school, Pettyfer’s acting talents were increasingly honed as she appeared in dramas, including the roles of Willy Wonka in the drama Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Jack in the drama school “Jack and the Beanstalk” and Robin Hood from the adaptation of The Adventures of RObin Hood ( 1938).
Alex Pettyfer attended two secondary schools, namely The Mall School before finally continuing his studies at Lambrook Haileybury School. He also had an education at Millfield School and Shiplake College. After obtaining the GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education), he left Shiplake College and entered the Sylvia Young Theater School in London.
In June 2009, Alex Pettyfer was ranked 35th out of 50 lists of single men who were eligible to be selected by the women’s magazine Company. Still, in the same year in August, Glamor English magazine placed it at number 21 of the list of the sexiest men on the planet Earth.
After the process of shooting Stormbreaker, Alex Pettyfer decided to leave school and concentrate on his film career. “After you get the experience of going out and working in the real world, and having to go back to school, you will only see the school like a playground and don’t want to go back there again,” he said.
Alex Pettyfer had a date with Emma Roberts who also acted in the film Wold Child in 2007. Alex Pettyfer has an ER tattoo that is the initial of Emma ROberts’s name on his right wrist. But the relationship ended and in August 2012 he had dated Dianna Agron. Unfortunately, this relationship also ended in February 2011. He was also reportedly engaged to the artist Riley Keough in 2012 who was the grandson of Elvis Presley. Alex Pettyfer is currently in a relationship with the Dutch model, Marloes Horst.
After a long time in the modeling world, in 2005 Alex Pettyfer made his debut acting in the television production of Tom Brown Schooldays as the main character, Tom Brown. Still, in the same year in June, he was selected in the casting for the main cast of Stormbreaker from 500 other casting participants.
He also appeared in Wild Child, which was filmed in California, Kent, and Yorkshire. He played Freddie Kingsley and performed with artist Emma Roberts. In 2009 he appeared in the horror-comedy, Tormented film.
In the Beastly film, he performed with several Hollywood actors such as Mary-Kate Olsen, Vanessa Hudgens, and Neil Patrick Harris. The film was released on March 4, 2011. In the same year, the British man also appeared as the main actor in the film I Am Number Four which was released in February 2011.
He got an offer to play Jace Wayland in the City of Bone dilmma and the movie The Wardstone Chronicles. But he rejected the two films. He also rejected the role of Pete Dexter in the film The Paperboy. In 2012, he took part in the Magic Mike film where he played Adam. In 2014 Alex Pettyfer became the opposite of Gabriella Wilde in the romantic drama Endless Love.