THE young actor has made waves in the industry since starring in Game of Thrones.
And now he’s starring in new ITV drama The Bay. Here’s what we know about the Irish actor…
Who is The Bay actor Art Parkinson?
Art was born in the seaside village of Moville, Ulster in Ireland on 19 October 2001 – making him 17-years-old.
He is bilingual after having attended an Irish language school.
His mother Movania is also an actress as well as his elder brothers Pearce and Padhraig.
The young actor enjoys playing Gaelic football in his down time.
He previously admitted to being banned from watching Game of Thrones by his parents due to its explicit content.
What else has Art Parkson starred in?
Art is best known for playing Rickon Stark – the youngest child of Eddard Stark – in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Many may also recognise him from his lead role of Kubo in 2016’s Kubo and the Two Strings.
The actor made his screen debut in Freakdog and later went on to star in Irish horror movie Dark Touch.
He played Ingeras in Dracula Untold and starred as Ollie in 2015 flick San Andreas.
Art is now starring as Rob Armstrong in new ITV series The Bay.
When does The Bay start on ITV?
The Bay is a brand new drama on ITV that is set to astonish viewers.
This new series kicked off on March 20, 2019 at 9pm and continues at the same time each Wednesday.
The six-part show was filmed around Morecambe and the Manchester area.
With a cast full of stars, the original drama is written by award winning writer and playwright Daragh Carville.
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What’s The Bay about?
The drama follows Detective Sergeant Lisa Armstrong’s latest missing persons investigation.
As a Family Liaison Officer she knows better than to get emotionally involved as she supports families through tough times.
However, she can’t help but get personally caught up in the drama of her latest case as she realises her connection with the frightened family of the missing individual.
As Lisa fights to get justice, she discovers that it could come at a cost.