Has said he is not planning to continue acting as an adult.
His favorite actor is Johnny Depp, his co-star in Finding Neverland (2004) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).
Is a soccer fan.
Plays the clarinet and enjoys soccer and video games. Learning to play the guitar.
Favourite book is "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.
His real father, Edward Highmore, played his father in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001) (TV).
Won an Empire Award for Best Newcomer for his role in Finding Neverland (2004).
The voice of 'Pantalaimon' in The Golden Compass (2007) was originally recorded by an adult actor but the filmmakers decided it made the character sound too old, so they cast Freddie instead.
His real brother, Bertie Highmore, played his brother in Women Talking Dirty (1999).
During the shooting of Finding Neverland (2004), his favorite action was the demolition of the playhouse.
His mother Sue Latimer is his agent. One of her clients is Imelda Staunton. She also represents his friend Daniel Radcliffe.
Said it was hard to concentrate during filming of the final scene of Finding Neverland (2004) with Johnny Depp in London because fans were standing off-camera screaming "We love you Johnny!"
Johnny Depp requested him to play Charlie Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).
Began acting in small parts on TV shows when he was 7.
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