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Frederick William Boath (born 6 May 1991) is an English actor best known for his role as Alex O'Connell in The Mummy Returns.

Freddie Boath
Frederick William Boath

(1991-05-06) 6 May 1991 (age 28)
Hammersmith, London, England

Boath was born in Hammersmith, in London. His father is a banker and his mother is a producer.[citation needed] He has an older brother, Jack, and a younger sister, Millie.[citation needed] Boath attended the Catholic prep school St Phillip's.[citation needed] He attended drama classes with his siblings for several years.[citation needed] His only acting experience prior to The Mummy Returns was lip-synching John Travolta's role in a class production of Grease.[citation needed]

Boath states that he chose to audition for his first film role, in The Mummy Returns, rather than audition for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.[citation needed] He was replaced for the role of Alex O'Connell for the third movie in The Mummy trilogy by Australian actor Luke Ford.[1]

Boath appeared in an ITV1 show called The Children. He played 14-year-old Jack, a troubled teenager;[2] he said he could relate to the character as his parents divorced when he was young. In 2010 he played King Henry II as a teenager in The Pillars of the Earth.[3]

Boath appeared as Benji Reed in the 2013 television series House of Anubis.[3] He will voice a character named Sgt. Black-White in the British children's animated television series Sgt. Black-White for the BBC.

Boath graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a Bachelor of Arts, and completed an internship at London's The Red Brick Road, an advertising agency.[3]


  1. ^ "Brendan Fraser's son cast in The Mummy 3". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ Walton, James (2 September 2008). "Last night on television: The Children (ITV1)". The Telegraph. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Grant, Stacey. "HERE'S WHAT ALEX O'CONNELL FROM THE MUMMY RETURNS LOOKS LIKE NOW". 5 April 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2018.

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