He played the son of a French administrator who refuses to believe that his new friend, a tiger cub named Sangha, might be dangerous after having tasted blood.
Freddie grew up in North London supporting the famous Arsenal Football Club.
Besides acting and directing, Highmore lends his voice to animated series too.
He won two consecutive Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Young Performer.
But I am as happy as a Brit can be and I married a very wonderful woman now.
Another rising young star named Liam Aiken, who is just two years older than Highmore, also gave life to a literary character when he costarred in the 2004 screen adaptation of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events, an enormously popular contemporary children's book written by Daniel Handler 1970—.