Asa Butterfield Biography
Real NameAsa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield 
Born01 April 1997
BirthplaceIslington, London, England
Height6′ 0” or 182cm
SchoolStoke Newington Secondary School
Father NameSam Butterfield
Mother NameJacqueline Farr (Psychologist)
SiblingsMorgan (Brother), Marlie & Loxie (Sister)
GirlfriendElla Purnell
Year Active2006 – Present


Asa Butterfield is an English actor who appears in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education. He was born on 01 April 1997 and his birthplace in Islington, London, England. Asa Butterfield’s real name is Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield. His height is about 6′ 0”. He was schooled at Stoke Newington Secondary School.

His Father’s name is Sam Butterfield and his Mother’s name is Jacqueline Farr (Psychologist) and his brother’s name is Morgan Benjamin Butterfield, sister’s name is Marlie Butterfield & Loxie Butterfield. While at birth, Butterfield was given the nickname “Maxwell Thornton”, he later changed it to “Bopp” on his passport (after the Hale-Bopp comet).

Butterfield first started acting at the age of 7 at the Young Actors Theatre Islington. Later, he secured minor roles in the 2006 television drama ”After Thomas” and the 2007 film, ”Son of Rambow”. After that, he had a guest role playing Donny in the television series ”Ashes to Ashes”. In 2019, Butterfield began playing Otis Milburn in the Netflix comedy-drama series ”Sex Education” with Emma Mackey and Ncuti Gatwa.


Asa Butterfield Father
Asa Butterfield Father
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Asa Butterfield Mother
asa butterfield at sex education premiere

TV Shows

2006After ThomasAndrew
2008Ashes to AshesDonny (S01, Episode 6)
2008MerlinMordred (3 episodes)
2017Thunderbirds Are GoSpace Controller Conrad (voice)
2019Sex EducationOtis Milburn


2008British Independent Film AwardMost Promising NewcomerNominated
2009NSPCC AwardYoung British Performer of the YearNominated
2011Las Vegas Film Critics SocietyBest Youth in FilmWon
2014Saturn AwardsBest Performance by a Younger ActorNominated

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