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Freddie Highmore is an English actor best known for his roles in the movies Finding Neverland, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and The Spiderwick Chronicles. Since 2013, he has portrayed Norman Bates in A&E's psychological thriller Bates Motel, which serves as a contemporary prequel to the 1960 movie.

Along with co-star Vera Farmiga, he has garnered critical acclaim for his portrayal, receiving several nominations and finally winning a People's Choice Award in 2017. Farmiga asked for him to be cast after seeing his performance in the movie The Art of Getting By and viewing his audition tape for the show.