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More common than those sensational downhill trajectories into rehab or prison, however, are the child stars who quietly fade away as adulthood encroaches, fodder for endless "Where are they now?
That might change a bit now with me leaving home, but before, it would affect the whole family: my brother, my mum and my dad – we'd all discuss it.
"No, he's very happy playing football, carrying on with music, piano and violin," says Highmore the elder.
"He's very happy not to have been involved in all of it.
"He put in a good word, yes; perhaps it came down to that in some way," says Highmore. We meet up whenever we're in the same country." If Highmore seems so unfazed by celebrity and the whole business of movie-making, it might have something to do with his heritage.
"People build up a picture of Johnny Depp as being some sort of weird pirate character. His father, Edward, is an actor best known for his role in the BBC's answer to Dynasty, the Thatcherite soap Howard's Way, while his mother, Sue Latimer, is a talent agent whose clients include Imelda Staunton and Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe.