Isaac Hempstead Wright

Isaac Hempstead Wright was made a patron of Humanists UK for his exploration of the human condition through the arts.


Isaac Wright was born in the late 90s in Surrey and attended Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Kent.

He is best known for his role as Bran Stark in the popular series Game of Thrones.

Wright was part of the initial starring cast, remaining a cast member for the first four seasons. He returned as part of the main cast in season six, remaining in the show until its final season; making him one of a handful of Game of Thrones actors who remained on the show over its nine years of production.

Wright has also starred in films, with a debut as Tom Hill in the horror film The Awakening, which premiered in 2011. He also starred in the 2013 crime thriller Closed Circuit and has voiced acted  in a number of projects, including in a 2014 episode of Family Guy.

In 2017, Wright began a degree at the University of Birmingham taking time out to focus on his acting career. In 2019, he returned to university to pursue his interests in neuroscience, stating that he hoped to continue to act alongside his studies.

He is a keen musician, playing the guitar, ukulele, and piano.