Thomas Brodie Sangster

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London, England
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London, England

Thomas Brodie Sangster is a famous actor from England. Thomas Brodie Sangster is widely known for playing the role of Sam in the 2003 film Love Actually and Benny Watts in the 2020 Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, for which he received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

Early Life

Thomas Brodie Sangster was born in London, England on 16 May 1990. He is 32 years old (as of 2023) under the zodiac sign Taurus. Thomas holds British nationality and follows the Christianity religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Mark Sangster (Father) and Tasha Bertram (Mother). His parents are both theatre actors. He was raised along with his younger sister Ava. He learned to play bass and guitar from his father, who is also a musician. For his role in Love Actually, his father also taught him how to play the drums.

Thomas Brodie Sangster

Caption: A young Thomas Brodie Sangster source: J-14.


Speaking of his educational background, he completed his early education at Sangster Elementary School, in Virginia, United States. Later, Thomas enrolled at a renowned University somewhere in England.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, At the age of eleven, Thomas Brodie-Sangster appeared in his first acting role in the BBC television movie Station Jim in 2001. Following that, he played the lead in additional TV movies like The Miracle of the Cards and Bobbie’s Girl.

He made an appearance in six episodes of the Stig of the Dump television miniseries in 2002. He portrayed a young Hitler in the two-part telefilm Hitler: The Rise of Evil the following year.

In the 2003 film Love Actually, he had his first significant role alongside actors Liam Neeson and Hugh Grant. The audience was immediately won over by his portrayal of an orphan boy. He played Robert Nobel in the 2004 miniseries Feather Boy. He starred in six episodes of the series.

Further, He appeared in the 2006 movie Tristan and Isolde as young Tristan, a younger version of James Franco’s character. In the film, he can be seen taking part in a swordfight.

He enchanted the audience in 2007’s action-adventure film The Last Legion by portraying the young Romulus Augustus, the final Roman Emperor. He appears in the movie alongside Sir Ben Kingsley and Colin Firth.

Thomas Brodie Sangster

Caption: Thomas Brodie Sangster in the 2020 Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit source: Highsnobiety.

Thomas participated in a few biographical movies in 2009. He was a character in the love story Bright Star, which was based on John Keats and his partner Fanny Brawne.

More about his career

In the movie Nowhere Boy, which is about John Lennon’s teenage years, he played Paul McCartney. However, He was able to play the guitar, but in order to imitate the left-handed musician, he had to learn how to use his left hand.

He starred in the Irish movie Death of a Superhero, which was based on the same-named book, in 2011. He also appeared in the movie Hideaways the same year as Liam.

Further, He was cast as Jojen Reed in the critically acclaimed television series Game of Thrones in 2012. In the 2013–2014 seasons three and four, ten episodes of the character were portrayed by him.

In 2014, he was cast as Newt in the dystopian science fiction movie The Maze Runner. He took on the same role in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials the following year.

He was hired to lend his voice to the animated science fiction program Thunderbirds Are Go in 2015. In the show, he provides the voice of John Tracy.

Thomas Brodie Sangster – Net Worth 2023

Thomas Brodie has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth by 2023 is approximately $3 million. However, Thomas is yet to be a part of brand endorsements.

Awards and Achievements

For his performance in the miniseries Entrusted, he received the Golden Nymph honor at the 43rd Annual Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2003.

Further, He received a Teen Choice Award in 2016 for his on-screen chemistry with Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials co-star Dylan O’Brien.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Thomas is currently in a relationship with Talulah Riley who was his co-star in the movie Pistol. In the 2022 limited series, the two maintained their chemistry as lovers Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood.

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Caption: Thomas Brodie Sangster with his partner Talulah Riley source: People.

Previously, Patience Harding and Thomas Sangster started dating in 2008, but their relationship ended the following year. In 2014, he began seeing Isabella Melling; their relationship ended in 2017.

Body Measurements

Thomas Brodie is very handsome and attractive undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.79 m/179 cm) and weighs around 66 kg (146 lbs). In addition, Thomas has brown pair of lovely eyes and brown hair color.

Thomas Brodie Sangster – Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @samohtsangster with 1.2 million followers. Moreover, he also has 439.1K followers on Twitter and 8.3K followers on Facebook.

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