Thomas Brodie-Sangster is a popular English actor who is very famous for two things, playing the character of greenseer Jojen Reed on Game of Thrones and for looking remarkably younger than his age. He is just two years younger than Hafthor Julius Bjornsson (who played Ser Gregor “The Mountain That Rides” Clegane on the show. He had a memorable role on the show and even ended up being the favourite character of a few viewers. Let’s find more about this talented actor.
Thomas Brodie-Sangster: All You Need to Know
When was Thomas Brodie-Sangster born?
Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16th, 1990 in Southwark, London, England. He is known for playing Nwet in the Maze Runner film series and Jojen Reed in Game of Thrones. He began working professionally as a child, appearing in films and series such as Station Jim (2001), Stig of the Dump (2002) and Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003). After gaining recognition with Love Actually in 2003 , he rose to fame in 2005 with Nanny McPhee. He has also acted in Doctor Who, Hideaways, Game of Thrones and The Maze Runner and is the voice of Ferb from Phineas and Ferb.
Who are the parents of Thomas Brodie-Sangster?
He is the son of Tasha Bertram and Mark Sangster and the second cousin of fellow actor Hugh Grant. From a very young age he was involved in the world of acting; As he commented at the time, this was an escape from the problems he had at school due to his dyslexia. To help him his mother read his scripts
Which are some of the movies that Thomas Brodie-Sangster has worked in?
At the beginning of the new millennium, he made his debut in the television movie Station Jim (2001) and shortly after he appeared in The Miracle of the Cards (2001), alongside Kirk Cameron, playing a child with cancer. A year later he starred in the adaptation of Clive King’s novel, Stig of the Dump (2002), and starred in Bobbie’s Girl (2002) and Mrs. Meitlemeihr (2002).
In 2003, she made her feature film debut in the Christmas romantic comedy Love Actually, which starred Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley, and her cousin Hugh Grant. That same year he played the child version of Adolf Hitler in Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003) and was a child kidnapped by the Nazis in Entrusted (2003).
He could later be seen in Feather Boy (2004), and Nanny McPhee (2005) as Simon, one of Mr. Brown’s seven children, who was played by Colin Firth. Shortly after, he played Tristan in Tristan + Isolde (2007) and Romulus Augustus in The Last Legion (2007), a film in which he shared credits again with Colin Firth and Ben Kingsley. Brodie was the voice of Ferb from Phineas and Ferb between 2007 and 2015.
A few years later he would play Paul McCartney in the biopic about Lennon Nowhere Boy (2009). Brodie again played a boy with an overlap in Hideaways (2011) and was a street artist in My Left Hand Man (2011). Had a small role in Accused In 2012 and 2013 he joined the cast of Game of Thrones (2013-14), playing Jojen Reed, the youngest son of Howland Reed and Lady Jyana.
In the series, Brodie shared the scene with Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Alfie Allen, Liam Cunningham, Gwendoline Christie and Kit Harington.
In 2014, The Maze Runner was released, the first installment of the saga, in which he would play Nwet, one of the children who manage to escape the labyrinths created by CRUEL. The film starred Dylan O’Brien and featured performances by Patricia Clarkson, Will Poulter, Ki Hong Lee, Dexter Darden, and Kaya Scodelario, among others. Brodie reprised his role in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018).
What are some of Thomas Brodie-Sangster’s recent works?
His most recent works on television are Wolf Hall (2015), Thunderbirds Are Go (2015-17) and Godless (2017).
Is Thomas Brodie-Sangster married?
Thomas Brodie-Sangster (right) with girlfriend Gzi Wisdom (left)
No, Thomas Brodie-Sangster isn’t married but he is in a relationship with model and photographer Gzi Wisdom. The 24 year old has been dating the 31 year old since 2019. News of the relationship was made public when Wisdom shared a picture with Brodie-Sangster on Valentine’s Day.
What did Thomas Brodie-Sangster say about the series finale of Game Of Thrones?
While Thomas Brodie-Sangster hasn’t watched all the seasons of Game of Thrones yet (he is only at Season four, though he loves his work in the show), he did have a funny remark about the season finale. He said that he is aware of the flack the season finale received and he still hasn’t met anyone who liked it so far.