Croft in July 2019
Sebastian Theodore Kemble Croft
16 December 2001
Sebastian Theodore Kemble Croft (born 16 December 2001) is an English actor prominent for TV roles in Game of Thrones and Penny Dreadful and the feature films, Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans and Wonderwell.
Croft made his first West End stage appearance in 2010 in Sam Mendes' production of Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane). In 2011 he was cast as "Gavroche" in Les Misérables (Queen's Theatre). Croft was later hand picked by producer Cameron Mackintosh to return to Oliver! this time playing the title role in the UK touring company for eighteen months. In 2013 Croft played "Tommy" in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Matilda (Cambridge Theatre). His final musical performance as a juvenile was in the title role of the world premiere production of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (Leicester Curve). Prominent musical theatre workshops include: I Can't Sing, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Bumblescratch, Danny Hero and The Braille Legacy. Prominent one night concerts and performances include: Rags: The Musical (Lyric Theatre) and A Charity Concert With Emeli Sande and Laura Wright. In June 2016 Croft appeared in the West End Live presentation of Bumblescratch in Trafalgar Square.
In 2016 Croft appeared in the TV series, Houdini and Doyle (ITV, Fox), Penny Dreadful (Sky Atlantic, Showtime). Croft rose to prominence portraying the role of a young Eddard Stark (portrayed by Sean Bean as an adult) in the sixth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones.
At Christmas 2014 Croft was featured in the Michael Bublé and Idina Menzel music video of the classic 1940s Frank Loesser song "Baby It's Cold Outside" with the song climbing to No. 1 on Billboard's weekly Adult Contemporary chart for the week ending 20 December 2014, spending a total of three weeks on top.
Croft plays the roles of "Young Robert Pulaski" in the film Music, War and Love, "Young David Logan" in The Hippopotamus, "Danielle" in Wonderwell, which costars Carrie Fisher and Rita Ora, Peter van Daan in Where Is Anne Frank? and "Atti" in Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans.
In 2014 Croft's vocals were featured in the National Theatre Live's production of Coriolanus (Donmar Warehouse) with Tom Hiddleston. Croft workshopped the play Emil and The Detectives (National Theatre) in the title role of "Emil Tischbein". In 2016 Croft was cast in the role of "Prince Arthur" in Sir Trevor Nunn's production of Shakespeare's King John (Rose Theatre) for which Croft received unusually high praise from the national press.
|The Hippopotamus||2017||Young David Logan||John Jencks|
|Music, War and Love||2018||Young Robert Pulaski||Martha Coolidge||Post-production|
|Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans||2019||Atti||Dominic Brigstocke||Post-production|
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|Houdini & Doyle||2016||Newsie||FOX||Episode: "Spring-Heel'd Jack"|
|Game of Thrones||2016||Young Eddard Stark||HBO||2 episodes|
|Penny Dreadful||2016||Boy Familiar||Showtime||4 episodes|
|"Baby, It's Cold Outside"||2014||Michael Bublé & Idina Menzel|
- "Sebastian Croft - Oliver!". Oliver!.
- "Sebastian Croft – Matilda and Coriolanus". Archived from the original on 9 May 2016.
- Bumblescratch The Musical EPK. YouTube. 21 May 2013.
- "Curtis Brown".
- "Rags the Musical in Concert – Lyric Theatre".
- "Bumblescratch at West End Live". youtube.com. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
- "Adult Contemporary". Billboard. 20 December 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
- "Cast announced for Sir Trevor Nunn's King John in Kingston". Kingston Guardian.
- Cavendish, Dominic; "Game of Thrones' Sebastian Croft saves this King John" The Telegraph, 19 May 2016.