Asa Butterfield (born 1 April 1997) is an English actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Martin Scorsese's Hugo, and the film adaptation of Ender's Game.
Don Wallace, a student at the boarding school Slaughterhouse, faces the arcane rules of the establishment when a new threat emerges and the tenants of the school engage in a bloody battle for survival.
Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.