Game of Thrones is one of the successful series ever to be made in the history of entertainment. HBO‘s original series created a massive buzz in the entertainment world and established many of its cast in the map of Hollywood. One of them happens to be Art Parkinson.
Known for his role as Rickon Stark, the Irish actor charmed many fans with his acting skills. It’s no wonder why many fans are dying to know about him. So, today, we will let you know everything there is to know about him. Let the watch begin.
But first, some facts that you might have missed.
Art Parkinson: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Art Parkinson|
|Birth Date:||October 19, 2001|
|Birth Place:||County Donegal, Ireland|
|Mother’s Name:||Movania Parkinson|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches(168 cm)|
Early Life and Childhood
The young actor Art Parkinson was born on October 19, 2001, in Moville, Inishowen, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland. He is Irish by nationality and can speak two languages. Also, his mother, Movania, is an actress who runs a drama school.
Similarly, he has two older brothers named Pearce and Padraig, with whom he studied acting from an early age. Both of his older brothers have worked in several Irish and British television productions.
Also, there is not much information when it comes to his father. As for his education, the young actor is a bilingual who studied at an Irish Language School.
Art Parkinson: Movies
Art was just six years old when he made his debut on the silver screen. For his first role, he played the younger version of the lead character Kenneth in the 2008 British horror film ‘Freakdog.’
Apart from this, the young actor has also appeared in many other movies and television shows. Likewise, in 2013, he starred in an Irish Swedish-French horror film, Dark Touch. There he played the character of Peter.
Aside from these two, he can also be seen acting in movies like The Anomaly(2014), Dracula Untold(2014), Love Rosie(2014), San Andreas(2015), Kubo and the Two Strings(2016), I Kill Giants(2017), Zoo(2017), and The Belly of the Whale(2018). For the 2016 animation movie Kubo and the Two Strings, Art voiced the character, Kubo.
Moreover, he won 2017 Behind the Voice Actors Awards for the Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film for his work.
Game of Thrones
By now, we all know that Art is one of the newcomers in the movie industry who have won the hearts of many. In 2011, he bagged his breakthrough role in the television series ‘Game of Thrones.’ Likewise, he played the character Rickson Stark, the youngest child of Eddard Stark, played by Sean Bean.
So how did he get the role? It happened when his mother’s friend informed her about the casting. The casting directors were looking for someone to play Rickon. Finally, he was called for a screen test and met the producers and the voice coach, Brendan Gunn.
Also, his casting on the show was announced on September 29, 2010, and was supposed to be a guest character in the first season only. However, the young actor kept appearing until the second and third seasons. Eventually, on October 6, 2014, it was announced that Art wouldn’t be returning to the show marking his end.
Funny enough, the actor himself has not watched the series despite being one of the most pirated series in television history. Moreover, his parents prevented him from attending the series due to its explicit content. But still, he was allowed the see the part where he was featured.
Age and Height
As of 2019, the young Irish actor is 18 years. He was born in the early 2000s, and he always celebrates his birthday on the 19th of October. Also, his zodiac sign is Libra.
Moreover, the young actor is already 5 feet 6 inches(168 cm) tall. His weight, along with his other physical measurements, are unknown. Not to mention, Art has his signature light brown hair and striking blue eyes.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the Game of Thrones actor has an estimated net worth of $500,000. It would be fair to say that the young actor accumulated most of his income from his successful acting career. Also, he has his fair share from the mega-hit television series ‘Game of Thrones.’
However, the young star has not disclosed much when it comes to his income and salary. But with time and more opportunities, his worth to bound to increase.
Art Parkinson: Dating and Personal Life
The young GOT actor is just 18 years old and has yet to date anyone. Also, the actor is very private when it comes to his personal life. Art does not disclose much about his own life.
Moreover, the young actor has not dated anyone. Even if he were dating anyone, he would not let anyone know about it. Besides, acting Art is also a football lover and loves playing it from time to time. Along with that, the actor is seen helping his mother in their family-owned restaurant serving cakes and coffee.
Social Media Presence
Twitter– 22.6k Followers
Instagram– 19.7k Followers