Thomas Brodie-Sangster is an English actor, best known for playing Sam in Love Actually, Simon in Nanny McPhee, Romulus Augustulus in The Last Legion, Ferb in Phineas and Ferb, Jojen Reed in Game of Thrones and Newt in the Maze Runner film series. Sangster also grew in popularity for starring in critically acclaimed cult films such as Death of a Superhero, Bright Star and as Paul McCartney in Nowhere Boy. He also had a cameo appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and a role as Whitey Win in the Netflix miniseries Godless and John Tracy in Thunderbirds Are Go.

Birth Name

Thomas Brodie-Sangster


Thomas Sangster


Actor, Musician


Bass, Guitar, Drums



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990, in Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom.


He’s currently 28 years old.

Sun Sign




He has Scottish ancestry on his dad’ side while he is of Cornish and Welsh descent on his mom’s side.


He was raised Catholic.


He has been mostly homeschooled.


Family Details

  • Father – Mark Ernest Sangster (Actor, Musician and Film Editor)
  • Mother – Anastasia “Tasha” (Bertram) (Actor)
  • Siblings – Ava Sangster (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Barbara (Randolph) Bertram (Great-Grandmother), Anthony Bertram (Great-Grandfather) (Novelist)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Thomas Sangster dated –

  • Patience Harding (2008-2009) – He was romantically linked with Patience Harding from 2008 to 2009.

  • Isabella Melling (2012-2016) – In December 2012, he started dating former child actress, Isabella Melling. They made several public appearances when together such as at the 2016 London Critics’ Circle Film Awards in January 2016. There were rumors of them splitting in July 2016. But, because, the couple prefers to remain private about their personal life, it can’t be confirmed.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 10½ inches
  • In centimeters – 179 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m


  • In Kilograms – 66 kg
  • In Pounds – 146 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest – 37 in or 94 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 29 in or 74 cm

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Light Brown



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Sangster earned a lot of fame and accolades for his portrayal of Newt in the science fiction action film series The Maze Runner and as Jojen Reed in the HBO’s fantasy drama series Game of Thrones from 2013 to 2014. He landed a significant role in the 2003 romantic comedy film, Love Actually. His work in the film is considered as one of his best performances in his career. He was nominated for a ‘Golden Satellite Award’ and a ‘Young Artist Award’ for his role in the film.

Film Debut

In 2002, he debuted with short film Mrs. Meitlemeihr for his role as Boy 1.

Television Debut

In 2002, Thomas made an appearance in TV mini-series Stig of the Dump to play the role as Barney in 6 episodes.

Brand Endorsements

He has not endorsed any brands until yet.

Awards & Nominations

YearNominated WorkCategoryResult
2003EntrustedGolden Nymph at Monte Carlo Television Festival: Best Actor in a mini-seriesWon
2004Love ActuallyPhoenix Film Critics Society Awards: Best Performance by Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role – MaleNominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards: Best Ensemble Acting for Love ActuallyNominated
Satellite Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or MusicalNominated
Young Artist Award: Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young ActorNominated
2007Nanny McPheeYoung Artist Award: Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble CastNominated
Young Artist Award: Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young ActorNominated
2008The Last LegionYoung Artist Award: Best Performance in an International Feature Film – Leading Young PerformerNominated
2015The Maze RunnerTeen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Breakout StarNominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: ChemistryNominated
2016Maze Runner: The Scorch TrialsTeen Choice Awards Choice Movie: ChemistryWon

Thomas Brodie-Sangster Favorites

  • Favorite Ice Cream Flavor – Chocolate
  • Favorite Clothing Item – Vintage Suit

Thomas Brodie-Sangster Net worth

Sangster has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Thomas Brodie-Sangster

  • Thomas’s career started in 1999.
  • Before he got the role of Newt in The Maze Runner film series, he had not even read the novel. You must be aware that the film series is based on the novel of the same name.
  • Thomas is the second cousin of actor Hugh Grant.
  • He’s crazy about motorbikes and leather jackets.
  • In 2006, he founded a film production company, Brodie Films, to help new British talents. However, the company stopped its operations in May 2013.
  • In 2010, he joined the band Winnet, where he plays the bass. His mother sings the vocals there.
  • From 2010 to 2011, he voiced Ferb in the TV series Take Two with Phineas and Ferb.
  • In 2014, he appeared in the music videos of The Luka State’s “30 Minute Break” and “Rain” as a boyfriend.
  • He is good friends with Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario.
  • Sangster was once denied pint in a bar as he looked underage. In fact, he was 24 at that time. He didn’t carry an ID proof, so he showed them his IMDB profile to convince them. Even though, they recognized him, they still didn’t serve him alcohol, but took his autograph.


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