Douglas Booth - British actor, known to fans of cinema by shooting in the biopic "Worried About the Boy" tragedy "Romeo and Juliet" and the television series "Great Expectations."
He was born in London, in the coastal area of Greenwich, which locals call "sea gates of Britain." His mother Vivienne de Cala, which has Dutch origin, is engaged in the fine arts. Father Simon Booth - financial consultant maritime transport companies and major banks. Douglas has an older sister Abigail, who went in the footsteps of his mother, graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Chelsea and became a painter.
Douglas spent the first 10 years in London, then moved to Sevenoaks, Kent, where he studied at the "Solefildskoy school." But because of dyslexia, which he suffered from birth, the boy had to change schools several times. He has this disease was not the most complex form, he could read and write, but not with the speed demanded by the teachers. Later, Booth attended the diocesan Church of England school in Royal Tunbridge Wells and the school "Lingfield Notre Dame" in Surrey.
As a child he preferred to engage in creative work: learning to play the trumpet and has performed in school plays. After 12 years, the boy played the main character in the play of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, "he realized that he likes to be the center of attention. That's when Douglas Booth decided to become an actor.
With 13 years he began studying acting skills at the National Theatre of Youth, then in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 15 years, the young man became a client of the literary and theatrical agency Curtis Brown, by which later got his first role.
Douglas Booth has more than 3 years, met with the same girl, whose name he did not disclose to the public. The actor lives in Bermondsey - the southern district of London where rents an apartment with his sister Abigail.
In 2015, a quarterly magazine for men "Gentleman" a young man named one of 50 British men, dressed with exquisite taste.
Booth is a proponent of gender equality and support the feminist movement «HeForShe». The actor does not smoke and never tried even soft drugs, citing the fact that do not want to hurt his own body, which is his "working tool".
Best friends Douglas Booth - Actress Vanessa Kirby and Freddie Fox, with whom he starred in "Great Expectations" and "Worried About the Boy."