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Game of Thrones Cast: Interesting Details and Facts

by Fahad Saleem

The most popular show in the world for years and everyone’s favorite television epic, Game of Thrones, is coming to an end in the Spring of 2019. It will surely set new records when it airs its final episode on May 19.

Let’s take a look at the Game of Thrones cast and related details.

Peter Dinklage

Playing a role of Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones since season 1, Peter was born on June 11, 1969. He is an American Golden Globe-winning actor and film producer who has worked in television, film, and on stage.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia, born in October 23, 1986, plays a role of Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. She replaced Tamzin Merchant, who played the character in the unaired pilot episode. She remained the member of the starring cast for second till eighth seasons.

Maisie Williams

Born on April 15, 1997, Maisie made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones in 2011, for which she won the ‘Ewwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama’, the ‘Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor’ and the ‘Portal Award for Best Supporting Actress’. She remained part of the starring cast in all of the eight seasons.

Sophie Turner

Sophie was born in February 21, 1996. She stars as Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones. She was part of the initial starring cast and remains its member for the eighth season. This show is her television debut.

Aidan Gillen

Born on April 24, 1968, Aidan plays the role of Lord Petyr Baelish in GoT. He is an Irish award-winning actor, known for his performance as Stuart Jones in ‘Queen as Folk’. He was part of the initial starring cast of GoT and remained its member until the end of the seventh season.

Rory McCann

He is a Scottish actor, born in April 24, 1969. He played a role of Sandor Clegane in Game of Thrones. He was part of the initial starring and remained a member in second, third and fourth seasons. After a break, he re-appeared in the sixth season.

Kit Harington

Kit was born on December 26, 1986. He is an English film, TV and stage actor known for his starring role as Jon Snow in GoT, which brought him international recognition. He remained a part of the starring cast in all seasons.

Jason Momoa

Born on August 1, 1979, Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor and model, who starred as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones.

Lena Headey

She is an English actress and voice actress, born on October 3, 1973. She plays the role of Queen Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones, for which she has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe nomination.

Diana Rigg

In Game of Thrones, Diana Rigg, born on July 20,1938, plays the role of Olenna Tyrell. She appears in season three and continued to appear till season seven.

Charles Dance

In Game of Thrones, Charles Dance plays a role of Lord Tywin Lannister. He was born on October 10, 1946. He joined the starring cast for second season and appeared as a guest star in the first season.

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