Edward Highmore

Edward Thomas Highmore (born 3 April 1961) is an English actor. He was born in Kingston upon Thames, London.

Edward Highmore
Edward Thomas Highmore

(1961-04-03) 3 April 1961 (age 59)
Years active1984–2002
Spouse(s)Sue Latimer
Children2 including Freddie Highmore

Life and careerEdit

Best known for playing Leo Howard in the 1980s BBC drama Howards' Way. He also appeared in Doctor Who, playing Malkon in the 1984 serial Planet of Fire. Highmore attended Guildford School of Acting.[1]

He is the father of actor Freddie Highmore, who played Charlie Bucket in the 2005 film version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Bertie. Edward and Freddie starred together in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story as father and son. Edward's wife, Sue Latimer, is a talent agent whose clients include Daniel Radcliffe.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Doctor Who Malkon Episode: Planet of Fire
1984–1985 Lame Ducks Freddie 4 episodes
1985 The Tripods Boll 5 episodes
1985–1990 Howards' Way Leo Howard TV
1993 Heidi Herr Kandidat Miniseries
1994 Willie's War Dad
Love Hurts Dr. Wood Episode: Cards on the Table
Doomsday Gun Claude TV Movie
1995 The Politician's Wife Club Waiter 3 episodes
Annie: A Royal Adventure! Hotel Clerk TV Movie
1996 The Detectives Doctor Episode: Sacked
Jack and Jeremy's Real Lives Chef Episode: Restauranteurs
1997 No Child of Mine Ray TV Movie
See You Friday Keith 1 episode
1998 Mosley Derek Johnson TV Serial
Elizabeth Lord Harewood
1999 The Blonde Bombshell Reporter Miniseries
2000 The 10th Kingdom Queen's Servant Miniseries
2001 Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Dad at Playground Miniseries
2002 Ali G Indahouse Cabinet MP


  1. ^ Edward Highmore – Biography
  2. ^ Salisbury, Mark (4 November 2007). "Freddie Highmore keeps it real in music-filled 'August Rush'". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 6 November 2007. Retrieved 4 November 2007.

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