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Skandar Keynes

Facts of Skandar Keynes

Date of Birth: 1991 , September-5
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Skandar Keynes

1991 Born in London Borough of Camden, London
2000 Joined Anna Scher Theatre School
2001 Began his acting career
2005 Appeared in the movie, The Chronicles of Narnia
2006 Won CAMIE Awards
2009 Nominated in Young Artist Awards

Detail Timeline of Skandar Keynes

September 5 , 1991

Born in London Borough of Camden, London

Young and talented guy, Skandar Keynes was born as Alexander Amin Casper Keynes in the early 1990s in London Borough of Camden, London, England, United Kingdom to Randal Keynes and Zelfa Cecil Hourani. He has one sister named Soumaya Keynes.

2000

Joined Anna Scher Theatre School

At the age of eight, Skandar got enrolled at Anna Scher Theatre School. He studied there for about half a decade. But before studying in this school, he attended Thornhill Primary School. In 2005, he joined City of London School.

2001

Began his acting career

He has been active as an actor since 2001. He made his acting debut that year by playing the role of Waif in the TV documentary Queen Victoria Died in 1901 and is Still Alive Today. Two years later, he appeared in the movie Ferrari. For this role he earned the salary of $216,450.

2005

Appeared in the movie, The Chronicles of Narnia

In 2005, he gave his audition for the Nanny McPhee and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He was offered the role Edmund Pevensie for his later audition. After he played this role, he became well praised and acclaimed all over the world. 

2006

Won CAMIE Awards

He is popular for starring the role of Edmund Pevensie in the Chronicles of Narnia film series. For this role, he earned his first nomination in Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards in 2006 and he won this award that year for Best Younger cast. 

2009

Nominated in Young Artist Awards

He has been nominated in Young Artist Awards several times in his life. In 2009, he got nominated in this award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast and Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor. 

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At the age of eight, Skandar got enrolled at Anna Scher Theatre School. He studied there for about half a decade. But before studying in this school, he attended Thornhill Primary School. In 2005, he joined City of London School. He is the graduate of Cambridge University and he has a degree in Middle Eastern Studies. He has been active as an actor since 2001. He made his acting debut that year by playing the role of Waif in the TV documentary Queen Victoria Died in 1901 and is Still Alive Today.

Two years later, he appeared in the movie Ferrari. For this role he earned the salary of $216,450. In 2005, he gave his audition for the Nanny McPhee and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He was offered the role Edmund Pevensie for his later audition. After he played this role, he became well praised and acclaimed all over the world. He has also appeared in several other movies. He announced his retirement as an actor in 2015. His nationality is English. He is of English, Lebanese, Persian and Turkish. He has mixed ethnicity. His net worth is $3 million dollars.