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Alex Pettyfer

Alexander Richard "Alex" Pettyfer (born 10 April 1990) is an English actor and model. He appeared in school plays and on television before being cast as Alex Rider, the main character in the 2006 film version of Stormbreaker; Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award and an Empire Award for his role. He has been seen as a model in several advertising campaigns for Burberry. His next two starring roles were in the 2011 films I Am Number Four, a science fiction action adventure, and Beastly, a modernised retelling of Beauty and the Beast. His latest film to date is Magic Mike, a 2012 comedy, in which he played a stripper named Adam. Pettyfer was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, the son of Lee Ireland (born Lee Robinson), an interior decorator, and Richard Pettyfer, an actor. He has a younger half-brother, James Ireland, a junior tennis player, from his mother's re-marriage to Michael Ireland, a property developer. Pettyfer was brought up in Slough, and began his career as a child fashion model at the age of seven, for Gap, after meeting Ralph Lauren in a toy store in New York. He also did advertisements for some yogurt brands. His first commercial was at age six. As a

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Alex Pettyfer -- Stripping Down for Stripper Flick

Alex Pettyfer
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"I Am Number Four" star Alex Pettyfer got into character for his new stripper movie -- and had the ladies (and some men) in the newsroom breaking out their one dollar bills.Check out TMZ on TV --… READ MORE >

Alex Pettyfer -- Flashes Abs for Stripper Movie

Alex Pettyfer
Flashes Abs for Stripper Movie

"I Am Number Four" star Alex Pettyfer showed off his toned, hairless abs -- and boxer briefs -- while on set of that Channing Tatum stripper movie "Magic Mike" in L.A. on Tuesday.The jacked up… READ MORE >

- 940 days ago
Kissing Model -- Don't Blame Me for 'Glee' Star Split

Kissing Model -- Don't Blame Me for 'Glee' Star Split

One of the models who kissed "Glee" star Dianna Agron's boyfriend for a professional photo shoot says she shouldn't be blamed for the break up because the kiss was "nothing more than art."TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1151 days ago
'Number Four' Star -- GF Was Pissed Over Photo Shoot

'Number Four' Star -- GF Was Pissed Over Photo Shoot

"I Am Number Four" star Alex Pettyfer's ex-GF split with him over a risque photo shoot he did with two half-naked models -- but here's the rub ... the shoot occurred MONTHS before they even… READ MORE >

- 1152 days ago

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