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Alex Sharp

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2, 1989
London, England
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2, 1989 (age 33)
London, England


British stage actor known for originating the role of Christopher Boone in the stage play adaptation of Mark Haddon's bestseller The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. His film credits include To the Bone and The Hustle

Before Fame

His first role was as Piglet in a school play version of Winnie The Pooh. He was rejected from all of the UK's top acting schools and ended up going to Julliard. He graduated with a Fine Arts degree in 2014.


He became the youngest person to win a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. He won that, a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, and an Outer Critics Circle Award for his role as Christopher Boone in 2015.

Family Life

His mother is a teacher and his father worked in real estate until he retired early. He has a sister named Nicole.

Associated With

He was cast alongside Nicole Kidman in John Cameron Mitchell's film How to Talk to Girls at Parties in 2015.