"My dad's one of my biggest heroes. I also think Paul Newman's an inspiration. I know a lot of people say that, but I love that he's a great role model and a humanitarian. I admire people who don't necessarily want to change the world, but try to make it a better environment."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Alex Pettyfer on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Alex Pettyfer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Alex Pettyfer on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Alex Pettyfer on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Alex Pettyfer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Los Angeles is a very magical place when you take the entertainment industry out of it. You have beautiful beaches and amazing mountains here. I'm a big rock climber. I head out into the mountains whenever I have free time. It's amazing."
"I jumped off a cliff backwards for 'I Am Number Four,' which was pretty cool. I'd never done that before. It took seven takes from different angles and luckily there were no injuries. I came close, though. My head nearly hit the rock at one point."
"I'm very ambitious. I live in reality but I have dreams I want to fulfill - I want to be a director, and I've already started my own production company. But I also have a measure of success that I keep to myself. It's something very personal to me."
"'I Am Number Four' is an action-packed adventure entwined with a romantic story. I play the role of John Smith. John wants to be a normal kid, but he is from a different planet and he has been given this destiny of becoming a warrior."