Thomas Brodie-Sangster’s BiographyThomas Brodie-Sangster is an English actor whom many people consider to have a natural talent for “transformation.”
The childhood and the first rolesThe actor loved by millions of viewers was born and raised in the capital of the United Kingdom. His entire family is somehow connected to the cinema. His mother used to be a ballet dancer, author of the songs and singer, she performed in theatre and was filmed on BBC. His father is a musician and a cinema editor who was involved in the production of the musical «The Lion King». A famous actor Hugh Grant also belongs to the family: his grandmother was the sister of Thomas’s great-grandmother.
Further CareerThe young man first appeared on the big screen in 2003 («Love Actually») as the stepson of the Liam Neeson’s character. When he was invited to audition, he was busy on the set of «Station Jim» in France, so he decided to refuse the shootings. But the studio bought him a first-class ticket to England as he was a real movie star, and he could not resist. For this role, with the help of his father, he learned to play percussion instruments.
The next film the young actor starred in was released in 2004. That was the adaptation of «Feather Boy» by Nicky Singer. His character collected the feathers of magical birds in this story. Then he played in «Tristan + Isolde», and in a fantasy film «Nanny McPhee» in 2005.
Game of Thrones and The Maze RunnerIn 2011, he appeared in the film «Death of a Superhero» (the film adaptation of a book by Anthony McCarten) and then in the television series «The Last Furlong» and «Lewis.» In 2012, there were «The Baytown Outlaws» and a short film «The Ugly Duckling».
In 2013, Thomas Sangster played in the third season of the sensational HBO series «Game of Thrones.» His character was Jojen Reed, a guy wise beyond his years and having that gift of foresight, who accompanied his brother Bran Stark and Hodor during their journey across the wildlands.