Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Following in his parents' footsteps, Thomas Sangster began his acting career at a young age. He made his debut on television in the 2001 TV movie *The Child Who Did Not Want to Die*, playing a young boy with brain cancer. The following year, he appeared in the drama *Bobbies' Girl* as the nephew of a lesbian woman. At just 13, he portrayed Adolf Hitler in the two-part TV movie *Hitler: The Birth of Evil*, starring Robert Carlyle. This role marked the beginning of his professional career. In film, Sangster gained recognition as Liam Neeson's son in *Love Actually* (2003) and starred alongside Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, and Kelly Macdonald in *Nanny McPhee* (2005). He played Tristan Young in the romantic film *Tristan & Isolde* (2006) and later portrayed Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Roman Empire, in *The Last Legion* (2007), alongside Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, and Aishwarya Rai. As a prominent figure in the new generation of British actors, Sangster made a notable appearance in *Doctor Who* (Season 3). His career continued to flourish in 2009 with roles in Jane Campion's *Bright Star* and as Paul McCartney in *Nowhere Boy*, a film about John Lennon's youth, starring Aaron Johnson. In 2013, Sangster joined the popular series *Game of Thrones* as Jojen Reed, a friend of Bran Stark with prophetic dreams. His career took another significant turn with the film adaptation of *The Maze Runner* by Wes Ball. Due to its success, he reprised his role in the sequels *The Scorch Trials* (2015) and *The Death Cure* (2018). Sangster is also a talented voice actor, contributing to animated series such as *Phineas and Ferb* and *Thunderbirds Are Go*. He appeared in the miniseries *Godless* and *The Queen's Gambit*, where he played the rival and love interest of chess prodigy Beth Harmon. In the maritime war series *Unsinkable*, he stars as the lead character alongside John Malkovich and Brian Cox.