Since Tom Glynn-Carney joined the cast of House of the Dragon to play Aegon II Targaryen from the first season, his life has taken a truly dramatic turn, not only in terms of fame but also in regard to his projects.

His character is one of the most important in the Game of Thrones prequel and in the history of the civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons, which took place in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.

Although the HBO series, available on Max, is one of his most popular titles, it’s not the only one that has brought him into the spotlight; quite the opposite, as he has been in the industry for quite some time.

Tom Glynn-Carney’s age, nationality and family

Tom Glynn-Carney was born on February 7, 1995, in Salford, England. Therefore, he is currently 29 years old and holds British nationality. He comes from a family with quite creative inclinations, so it’s no surprise that he has a natural talent.

Not much is known about his personal life, but according to Vulture, his paternal grandparents were singers from the era and a choir director, while his mother sewed all the outfits they wore.

He studied at Canon Slade School in Bolton before transferring to Pendleton Sixth Form College to study Musical Theatre, receiving a triple distinction star in performing arts, which is the highest possible qualification.

Tom Glynn-Carney’s height

Tom Glynn-Carney is quite tall, as he stands at around 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm). This means he is one of the tallest cast members of House of the Dragon, as Matt Smith is 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) tall.

Tom Glynn-Carney’s music

Tom Glynn-Carney is not only a talented actor but also an incredible singer and currently the lead singer of the independent band Sleep Walking Animals, which has songs like “Aengus’ Fool” and “Wild Folk”.

They released their first album in 2021, which shared the same name as the band, containing a total of six songs. In 2022, they released their second work, called “Ghost Of A King”, and in 2023, it was the turn of “Pink. Yellow. Red.”

In addition to the star, the musical group is comprised of Joe Etherington (guitar, vocals), Jack Brett (bass, vocals), Alex Parker (guitar), Nuwan Hugh Perera (keys, vocals) and Bill Caple (drums).

Tom Glynn-Carney’s filmography

Tom Glynn-Carney’s filmography includes a variety of movies and television series in which he has demonstrated his talent as an actor. House of the Dragon has been one of his most impressive works, but not the only one on the list…

Check out some of his most well-known and acclaimed TV shows and films, along with the work he has done in each:

  • Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017): He played Peter, one of the British soldiers trapped in the evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II. His performance was praised by critics and helped launch his career internationally.
  • The Ferryman (Theater, 2017): He gained recognition for his role in this production by the Royal Shakespeare Company, directed by Sam Mendes. His performance earned him the Ian Charleson Award in 2018.
  • Tolkien (2019): In this biographical film about author J.R.R. Tolkien, he portrayed Christopher Wiseman, a close friend of Tolkien during his university years.
  • The King’s Man (2021): Although he didn’t have a major role, he appeared in the prequel to the “Kingsman” franchise, playing a young T.E. Lawrence.
  • The Last Post (Television series, 2017): He played a recurring role in this British television series, which follows the lives of a British army unit in Yemen in the 1960s.