Alfred Thomas "Freddie" Highmore (born February 14, 1992) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Five Children and It, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Arthur and the Invisibles, August Rush, The Spiderwick Chronicles, and The Art of Getting By. From 2013-2017 Highmore starred as Norman Bates in the A&E series Bates Motel. For Disney, he portrayed Peter Llewelyn-Davies in the 2004 Miramax drama film, Finding Neverland. He currently stars as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a doctor with autism, in the Disney owned ABC drama The Good Doctor.