| Actor, student|
| Art Parkinson|
| 19 October 2001 (age 14) (2001-10-19) Ireland|
Game of Thrones, San Andreas, Dracula Untold, Love - Rosie, The Anomaly
Hugo Johnstone‑Burt, Archie Panjabi, Brad Peyton, Will Yun Lee, Colton Haynes
Kubo and the Two Strings
Art Parkinson (born 19 October 2001) is an Irish actor, based in Moville, County Donegal. He began his professional acting career at the age of seven. He is best known for his role as Rickon Stark on the HBO series Game of Thrones, and Kubo in the film Kubo and the Two Strings.
Parkinson was born in Moville, County Donegal, Ireland. He is bilingual, having been educated at an Irish language school. His mother, Movania, is an actress who also runs a drama school which Art and his two older brothers, Pearce and Padhraig, have attended from a very young age. His two older brothers have also acted in several Irish and British television productions. While Parkinson is not working, he enjoys playing football with his school friends at Moville's Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail. During an interview with Flicks and the City, Parkinson also mentioned that he was not allowed by his parents to watch Game of Thrones due to its R18 content, apart from a few scenes that were related to him. In a later interview published in the New Zealand Herald on 7 April 2015, Parkinson admitted that he was put-off watching Game of Thrones after seeing a three-year old child getting his throat slit in one episode.
Parkinson played the role of 'Young Kenneth' in the movie Freakdog. He also appeared in the Irish horror film Dark Touch. In July 2014, Parkinson was cast in the 2014 American dark fantasy epic action Dracula Untold directed by Gary Shore. On 6 October 2014, Parkinson confirmed that his character and Natalia Tena's character Osha would not be returning for the fifth Season of Game of Thrones. Parkinson also starred in the Hollywood movie San Andreas (2015) as Ollie, a ten-year-old boy caught up in a massive earthquake in California.
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