Isaac Hempstead-Wright

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Isaac Hempstead-Wright
Isaac Hempstead-Wright SDCC 2014.jpg
Isaac Hempstead-Wright at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International
Born Isaac William Hempstead[1]
Occupation Actor, student
Years active 2011–present

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English actor. He began his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO series Game of Thrones, which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Young Supporting Actor in a TV Series.[2]

Early life

Isaac Hempstead-Wright had no interest in acting until he joined a drama club to get out of playing football on Saturday mornings during the cold months of the year.[3]


Hempstead-Wright started acting in commercials, and studied acting at the Kent Youth Theatre in Canterbury, England.[3]

He made it his screen debut in the horror film, The Awakening. But, the big break came when he was cast as Bran Stark on Game of Thrones, he was part of the initial starring cast and remains a member of the starring cast for the second, third, and fourth seasons which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations as Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Drama Series at the 18th and 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards.[3]

Personal life

Currently, Hempstead-Wright resides with his family in Faversham, Kent.[4]

He plays piano and drums.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2011–present Game of Thrones Bran Stark Main Role (Seasons 1-present), 21 episodes


Year Title Role Notes
2011 The Awakening Tom
2013 Closed Circuit Tom Rose
2014 The Boxtrolls Eggs Voice and movement only

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2011 Scream Awards Best Ensemble Game of Thrones Nominated [5]
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Drama Series Game of Thrones Nominated [3]
2013 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actor Game of Thrones Nominated [2]
2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Drama Series Game of Thrones Nominated [3]


  1. ^ "Isaac Hempstead Wright". BoyActors. Retrieved April 25, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "2013 NOMINATIONS". Young Artist Awards. 2013. Retrieved April 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Isaac Hempstead-Wright: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved April 25, 2014.
  4. ^ Strachan, Alex (April 3, 2014). "Game of Thrones’ lost boy: Isaac Hempstead-Wright relishes his wild-child role". The Vancouver Sun.
  5. ^ "Scream Awards 2011". Spike. Retrieved 1 April 2013. [dead link]

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