Alexander Richard Pettyfer was born 10 April 1990 in Stevenage, United Kingdom. He is a British 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. Alex Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award and an Empire Award for his role. Alex Pettyfer has been seen as a model in several advertising campaigns for Burberry and has starred in a number of other films, including I Am Number Four, Beastly, and Magic Mike. He starred as Brody in the Netflix science fiction miniseries The I-Land.