Game of Thrones

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Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series, based on George R. R. Martin's book series A Song of Ice and Fire. The first episode was shown on April 17, 2011 on Home Box Office. There are eight seasons in total as of 2019. The first season was nominated for thirteen Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and won two of them. The series focuses on various kings and queens in two continents called Westeros and Essos. Many of the successors to the throne fight for power. The most prominent kingdom is the Lannister family. The royal wealthiest family live near the gold mine.[1] The series is praised for human sexuality.[2]

Characters[change | change source]

Actor/Actress Character
Sean Bean Eddard "Ned" Stark
Mark Addy Robert Baratheon
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Jaime Lannister[3]
Michelle Fairley Catelyn Stark
Lena Headey Cersei Lannister[3]
Emilia Clarke Daenerys Targaryen[3]
Iain Glen Jorah Mormont[4]
Aidan Gillen Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish
Harry Lloyd Viserys Targaryen
Kit Harington Jon Snow[3]
Sophie Turner Sansa Stark[5]
Maisie Williams Arya Stark[6]
Richard Madden Robb Stark
Alfie Allen Theon Greyjoy
Isaac Hempstead Wright Bran Stark[7]
Jack Gleeson Joffrey Baratheon
Rory McCann Sandor "The Hound" Clegane[8]
Peter Dinklage Tyrion Lannister[3]
Jason Momoa Khal Drogo
Charles Dance Tywin Lannister
Liam Cunningham Davos Seaworth[9]
John Bradley Samwell Tarly[10]
Natalie Dormer Margaery Tyrell
Stephen Dillane Stannis Baratheon
Carice van Houten Melisandre
James Cosmo Jeor Mormont
Jerome Flynn Bronn
Conleth Hill Varys
Sibel Kekilli Shae
Rose Leslie Ygritte
Oona Chaplin Talisa Maegyr
Joe Dempsie Gendry
Kristofer Hivju Tormund Giantsbane
Hannah Murray Gilly
Gwendoline Christie Brienne of Tarth
Iwan Rheon Ramsay Bolton
Indira Varma Ellaria Sand
Michiel Huisman Daario Naharis
Nathalie Emmanuel Missandei[11]
Tom Wlaschiha Jaqen H'ghar
Dean-Charles Chapman Tommen Baratheon
Michael McElhatton Roose Bolton
Jonathan Pryce The High Sparrow

References[change | change source]

  1. DeCoste, D. Marcel. "Beyond the Pale? Craster and the Pathological Reproduction of Houses in Westeros." Mastering the Game of Thrones: Essays on George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (2014): 225.
  2. Ferreday, Debra. "Game of Thrones, rape culture and feminist fandom." Australian Feminist Studies 30.83 (2015): 21-36.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Goldberg, Lesley (June 21, 2016). "'Game of Thrones' Stars Score Hefty Pay Raises for Season 8". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 28, 2017.
  4. "Iain Glen confirms readthrough date". Youtube. October 5, 2017.
  5. Thompson, Avery (February 15, 2017). "Sophie Turner Drops Massive Spoiler About Sansa Stark's Fate In Season 8".
  6. "Maisie Williams Thinks Arya Went Hunting for Trouble This Season".
  7. Bradley, Bill (August 30, 2017). "'Game Of Thrones' Actor Says Cut Scene Would've Explained Confusing Finale Moment". Huffington Post. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
  8. "Rory McCann says he's already training for Clegane Bowl". Huffington Post.
  9. "Liam Cunningham (Davos) talks about the filming schedule for Game of Thrones Season 8". January 10, 2017.
  10. "Bradley confirms return". August 29, 2017.
  11. Shepherd, Jack (October 24, 2017). "Game of Thrones season 8 filming looks to be underway". The Independent. Retrieved October 24, 2017.

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