Henry Lawfull is a 17 year-old British actor and television personality born on July 14, 2006, and he gained popularity for his role in the movie “A Boy Called Christmas”. Get to know all about his life here.
How Old Is Henry Lawfull ?
Henry Lawfull was born on July 14, 2006, and so is currently 17 years old. The name of his mother is Michelle Lawfull while his father is Mark Lawfull. Henry was raised in London, England, alongside his sisters, one of whom is named Mae Lawfull.
Henry is a British citizen of Caucasian ethnicity and has lived in London all his life. For his education, he attended Normanhurst Independent School, London, England.
At What Age Did Henry Lawfull Start Acting?
Henry Lawfull started acting in his school’s drama club at Normanhurst Independent School, London, England. However, he came into the limelight at the age of 12 when he made his debut on television with the mini-series, Les Miserables.
In the series, Henry played the role of Petit-Gervais. He had to live in a trailer in Belgium and France during the filming of the movie. Henry starred alongside other famous actors like Dominic West, Hugh Jackman, and Ann Hathaway.
Henry had a very exciting summer staying in a trailer in France and Belguim while filming the BBC adaptation of Les Miserables! Henry was playing Petit Gervais opposite the lead actor Dominic West who is playing Jean Valjean. It will be shown on BBC1 this winter. How exciting! pic.twitter.com/DvuZWRHOfc
— Normanhurst School (@NormanhurstSch) September 13, 2018
Did Henry Lawful Win Any Awards for His First Movie?
Henry Lawfull did not win any awards for the first movie he appeared in. However, the television adaptation of Les Misérables was nominated for the following awards:
- Shanghai International TV Festival 2019
- Royal Television Society Award 2019
- British Film Designers Guild Award 2019
The awards were won by other actors in the movie, Hugh Jackman and Adam Shulman‘s wife Anne Hathaway. The movie also won the Best Picture award, which made it the only film to win three awards at the 2019 Golden Globes Award.
He is More Popularly Known for His Role in A Boy Called Christmas
Following his role in Les Misérables, Henry Lawfull gained media attention and in 2021, he landed the lead role of Nikolas in the movie A Boy Called Christmas. The screenplay was by OI Parker and Kenan, based on Matt Haig’s 2015 book also named A Boy Called Christmas.
Under the direction of Gil Kenan, Henry interpreted his role perfectly and this endeared him to the hearts of many viewers who are still patiently waiting to see other projects he would engage in.
Henry Lawfull’s Role As Nikolas
In the magical movie A Boy Called Christmas, Henry played the character of an ordinary boy named Nikolas. Nikolas and his father lived in the forest where they worked as woodcutters. Following the king’s announcement of a reward for anyone who finds an object that would bring hope to the kingdom, Nikolas’ father leaves on a quest, leaving Henry under the care of his Aunt Carlotta.
Henry was maltreated by his selfish Aunt and he soon discovers a map that would help his father’s quest. So, he goes in search of his father, encountering many magical creatures on his journey. He eventually brings back beautiful toys gifted to him by magical elves.
With the king’s help, he leaves the toys for the kids when they are asleep, thereby succeeding in bringing hope and joy to the kingdom during Christmas.
Characters Who Made Henry Lawfull’s Role Prominent in “A Boy Called Christmas”
Henry Lawfull worked with some other popular actors and actresses during the filming of A Boy Called Christmas. Below is a list of some of the characters and the roles they played alongside Henry’s.
Sally Hawkins Acted as Mother Vodol
Mother Vodol was very gay for Nikolas's mom who visited the Elves. To get that emotional over one woman. To kiss the picture. The way she talked about her. The way the other Elves claimed Vodol loved humans more then anyone once GAY
I hope she takes Nikolas in. He needs a parent pic.twitter.com/beSsdLP8G5
— ????angelfireeast???? (@angelfireeast24) December 25, 2021
Sally Hawkins is a famous English actress who was born on 27 April 1976 and is 47 years old. Sally has won various awards, including the Berlin International Film Festival Silver Bear Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award.
In the movie A Boy Called Christmas, she played the role of Mother Vodol, the elf ruler who captures Nikolas and tries to stop him from taking the toys back to his kingdom.
Kristen Wiig Acted as Nikola’s Aunt Carlotta
Kristen Wiig is an American actress, producer, screenwriter, and comedian. She has been nominated for several awards including the Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards, and Academy Awards.
In A Boy Called Christmas, Kristen plays the role of Nikolas’ aunt who maltreats him and makes him go in search of his father.
What Is Henry Lawfull’s Net Worth?
Henry Lawfull has an estimated net worth of $850,000. This estimate came from his earnings in the movies he has starred in, and places Henry as one of the numerous successful child actors, considering his age.
Henry still has a lot of years ahead to build an even more successful career. He currently spends time having fun with his family and engaging in his hobbies which include playing golf, fishing, and hiking.
What is Henry Lawfull’s Height?
Henry Lawfull’s height is listed at 5 feet 7 inches, which is the equivalent of 170 centimeters or 1.7 meters. His weight of 48 kg is proportional to his height. In a comparison of his height with that of an average European male adult which is 5 feet 10 inches or 177.6 cm, Henry is not that tall.
At just 15, however, he is well on his way to becoming as tall as the average European man as he is expected to undergo great physical growth in the coming years. Thus, Henry Lawfull will most likely grow into a very tall young man.
Is Henry Lawfull Active on Social Media?
Henry Lawfull is active on Instagram. His Instagram account @henrylawfull has over 5,000 followers, although he has only put up 7 posts on the account. His posts feature him working on movie sets as well as granting interviews. Henry is not active on Twitter and other social media platforms.