Game of Thrones Main Cast

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[y] means a younger actor played them [e] Ed Skrien plays Daario in season 3 and 4. [s] means Series Regular [r] means Recurring [g] means Guest Star

1. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and appeared in a ...

3 Seasons: Season 1: Eddard "Ned" Stark [s] Season 6: Eddard "Ned" Stark [r] [y] Season 7: Eddard "Ned" Stark [g] [y]

2. Mark Addy

Actor | The Full Monty

Mark Addy was born on January 14, 1964 in York, England as Mark Addy Johnson. He is an actor, known for The Full Monty (1997), A Knight's Tale (2001) and Robin Hood (2010). He has been married to Kelly Johnson since 1996. They have three children.

1 Season: Season 1: Robert Baratheon [s]

3. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Actor | Game of Thrones

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (born 27 July 1970) is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter. He graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in Copenhagen in 1993. Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch (1994). Since then he has appeared in ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 2: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 3: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 4: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 5: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 6: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 7: Jaime Lannister [s] Season 8: Jaime Lannister [s]

4. Lena Headey

Actress | Game of Thrones

Lena Headey is a British actress. Headey is best known for her role as "Cersei Lannister" in Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-present) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Possession (2002), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Headey stars as "Queen Gorgo", a heroic Spartan woman in the period film, 300 (2006)...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 2: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 3: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 4: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 5: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 6: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 7: Cersei Lannister [s] Season 8: Cersei Lannister [s]

5. Emilia Clarke

Actress | Game of Thrones

British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Oxfordshire, England. Her father was a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 2: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 3: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 4: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 5: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 6: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 7: Daenerys Targaryen [s] Season 8: Daenerys Targaryen [s]

6. Iain Glen

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Iain Glen is a Scottish actor, who was born on June 24, 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), followed by the University of Aberdeen. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he was the winner of...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 2: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 3: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 4: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 5: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 6: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 7: Jorah Mormont [s] Season 8: Jorah Mormont [s]

7. Harry Lloyd

Actor | The Theory of Everything

Harry Lloyd was born on November 17, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Theory of Everything (2014), The Iron Lady (2011) and Jane Eyre (2011).

1 Season: Season 1: Viserys Targaryen [s]

8. Kit Harington

Actor | Game of Thrones

Kit Harington was born Christopher Catesby Harington in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and David Richard Harington, a businessman. His mother named him after 16th century British playwright and poet Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Jon Snow [s] Season 2: Jon Snow [s] Season 3: Jon Snow [s] Season 4: Jon Snow [s] Season 5: Jon Snow [s] Season 6: Jon Snow [s] Season 7: Jon Snow [s] Season 8: Jon Snow [s]

9. Sophie Turner

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Sansa Stark [s] Season 2: Sansa Stark [s] Season 3: Sansa Stark [s] Season 4: Sansa Stark [s] Season 5: Sansa Stark [s] Season 6: Sansa Stark [s] Season 7: Sansa Stark [s] Season 8: Sansa Stark [s]

10. Maisie Williams

Actress | Game of Thrones

Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Arya Stark [s] Season 2: Arya Stark [s] Season 3: Arya Stark [s] Season 4: Arya Stark [s] Season 5: Arya Stark [s] Season 6: Arya Stark [s] Season 7: Arya Stark [s] Season 8: Arya Stark [s]

11. Richard Madden

Actor | Game of Thrones

Richard Madden, born 18 June 1986, is a Scottish stage, film, and television actor best known for portraying Robb Stark in the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and Prince Kit in Disney's "Cinderella." Starring as David Budd in the BBC miniseries "Bodyguard" has also brought him more international ...

3 Seasons: Season 1: Robb Stark [s] Season 2: Robb Stark [s] Season 3: Robb Stark [s]

12. Alfie Allen

Actor | John Wick

Alfie Evan Allen (born 12 September 1986) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Theon Greyjoy in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).

Allen was born in Hammersmith, London, the son of film producer Alison Owen and Welsh-born actor Keith Allen. His older sister is singer Lily Allen...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 2: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 3: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 4: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 5: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 6: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 7: Theon Greyjoy [s] Season 8: Theon Greyjoy [s]

13. Isaac Hempstead Wright

Actor | The Boxtrolls

Isaac has been acting since he was age 11. Currently, he is still studying at school and balancing acting jobs.

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO series Game ...

7 Seasons: Season 1: Bran Stark [s] Season 2: Bran Stark [s] Season 3: Bran Stark [s] Season 4: Bran Stark [s] Season 6: Bran Stark [s] Season 7: Bran Stark [s] Season 8: Bran Stark [s]

14. Jack Gleeson

Actor | Game of Thrones

Jack Gleeson was born on May 20, 1992 in Cork, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Batman Begins (2005) and A Shine of Rainbows (2009).

4 Seasons: Season 1: Joffrey Baratheon [s] Season 2: Joffrey Baratheon [s] Season 3: Joffrey Baratheon [s] Season 4: Joffrey Baratheon [s]

15. Rory McCann

Actor | Game of Thrones

Six foot six inches tall, with brown eyes and dark hair, Rory McCann from Glasgow began his working life at the top - as a painter on the Forth Bridge in Scotland. He came to notice in a television commercial for Scotts' Porridge Oats, in which he appeared as a scantily-clad hunk in a vest and kilt...

7 Seasons: Season 1: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s] Season 2: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s] Season 3: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s] Season 4: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s] Season 6: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s] Season 7: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s] Season 8: Sandor "The Hound" Clegane [s]

16. Peter Dinklage

Actor | Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 2: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 3: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 4: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 5: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 6: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 7: Tyrion Lannister [s] Season 8: Tyrion Lannister [s]

17. Jason Momoa

Actor | Aquaman

Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of mostly German ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa, by his ...

2 Seasons: Season 1: Khal Drogo [s] Season 2: Khal Drogo [g]

18. Aidan Gillen

Actor | Game of Thrones

Aidan Gillen is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999), John Boy in the RTÉ Television series ...

7 Seasons: Season 1: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s] Season 2: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s] Season 3: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s] Season 4: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s] Season 5: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s] Season 6: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s] Season 7: Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish [s]

19. Liam Cunningham

Actor | Hunger

Irish actor Liam Cunningham was an electrician in the mid 80's. He saw an ad for an acting school and he decided to give acting a try. His first film role was as a policeman in "Into the West." Since then, he has been involved in many films and theater productions on both sides of the Atlantic.

7 Seasons: Season 2: Davos Seaworth [s] Season 3: Davos Seaworth [s] Season 4: Davos Seaworth [s] Season 5: Davos Seaworth [s] Season 6: Davos Seaworth [s] Season 7: Davos Seaworth [s] Season 8: Davos Seaworth [s]

20. John Bradley

Actor | Game of Thrones

John was born as John Bradley-West in 1988. Brought up in Wythenshawe, South Manchester, he attended St Paul's High School and Loreto College, Hulme before going on to Manchester Metropolitan University from where he graduated in 2010 with a B.A. degree in acting. It was via his college website ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [r] Season 2: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s] Season 3: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s] Season 4: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s] Season 5: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s] Season 6: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s] Season 7: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s] Season 8: Samwell "Sam" Tarley [s]

21. Stephen Dillane

Actor | The Hours

Stephen Dillane was born on March 27, 1957 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Hours (2002), Game of Thrones (2011) and Darkest Hour (2017).

4 Seasons: Season 2: Stannis Baratheon [s] Season 3: Stannis Baratheon [s] Season 4: Stannis Baratheon [s] Season 5: Stannis Baratheon [s]

22. Carice van Houten

Actress | Game of Thrones

One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known for her lead roles in Paul Verhoeven's award-winning Black Book, Bryan Singer's Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise and as Melisandre on Game of Thrones.

Her Dutch-language feature Love Life, gained her further critical ...

7 Seasons: Season 2: Melisandre [s] Season 3: Melisandre [s] Season 4: Melisandre [s] Season 5: Melisandre [s] Season 6: Melisandre [s] Season 7: Melisandre [s] Season 8: Melisandre [s]

23. James Cosmo

Actor | Braveheart

James Cosmo was born on October 27, 1947 in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland as James Ronald Gordon Copeland. He is an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), Highlander (1986) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Annie Harris since May 24, 2000.

3 Seasons: Season 1: Jeor Mormont [r] Season 2: Jeor Mormont [s] Season 3: Jeor Mormont [s]

24. Jerome Flynn

Actor | Game of Thrones

Jerome Patrick Flynn (born 16 March 1963) is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier, Fireman Kenny 'Rambo' Baines in the pilot of London's Burning, Bronn in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, and Bennet ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Bronn [r] Season 2: Bronn [s] Season 3: Bronn [s] Season 4: Bronn [s] Season 5: Bronn [s] Season 6: Bronn [s] Season 7: Bronn [s] Season 8: Bronn [s]

25. Conleth Hill

Actor | Game of Thrones

Conleth Hill was born on November 24, 1964 in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. His great work of exquisite artistic generosity, intelligence, sensation and insights both on stage and screen reflects the wide range of his unique acting qualities as a superb "chameleon" in memorable ...

8 Seasons: Season 1: Varys [r] Season 2: Varys [s] Season 3: Varys [s] Season 4: Varys [s] Season 5: Varys [s] Season 6: Varys [s] Season 7: Varys [s] Season 8: Varys [s]

26. Sibel Kekilli

Actress | Gegen die Wand

Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in Fatih Akin's movie "Head On" she gained major public attention. The film won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2004 and her acting performance received several national and international prizes, among them the highly ...

4 Seasons: Season 1: Shae [r] Season 2: Shae [s] Season 3: Shae [s] Season 4: Shae [s]

27. Natalie Dormer

Actress | Game of Thrones

Natalie Dormer born 11 February 1982 is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007-10), as Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012-14), Irene Adler on the CBS series Elementary (2013-15), and as Cressida in the ...

5 Seasons: Season 2: Margaery Tyrell [s] Season 3: Margaery Tyrell [s] Season 4: Margaery Tyrell [s] Season 5: Margaery Tyrell [s] Season 6: Margaery Tyrell [s]

28. Charles Dance

Actor | Gosford Park

Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. Some of his most high-profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones (2011), Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986),...

5 Seasons: Season 1: Tywin Lannister [r] Season 2: Tywin Lannister [s] Season 3: Tywin Lannister [s] Season 4: Tywin Lannister [s] Season 5: Tywin Lannister [s]

29. Oona Chaplin

Actress | The Longest Ride

Oona Chaplin is a Spanish actress. Her mother is Geraldine Chaplin. She is also the granddaughter of English film actor Charlie Chaplin, and great-granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill. She is best known for playing Talisa Maegyr in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones and Zilpha Geary ...

2 Seasons: Season 2: Talisa Maegyr [r] Season 3: Talisa Maegyr [s]

30. Rose Leslie

Actress | Honeymoon

Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress. Her leading on screen debut was at age 21 in the television film New Town (2009). She is famous for playing Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011). Leslie also appeared in the films Now Is Good (2012) and The Last Witch Hunter (2015).

Leslie was ...

3 Seasons: Season 2: Ygritte [r] Season 3: Ygritte [s] Season 4: Ygritte [s]

31. Joe Dempsie

Actor | Skins

Joe Dempsie was born on June 22, 1987 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England as Joseph Maxwell Dempsie. He is an actor, known for Skins (2007), Game of Thrones (2011) and Blitz (2011).

5 Seasons: Season 1: Gendry [r] Season 2: Gendry [r] Season 3: Gendry [s] Season 7: Gendry [s] Season 8: Gendry [s]

32. Kristofer Hivju

Actor | Game of Thrones

A second-generation Norwegian actor, Kristofer Hivju was born on 7 December, 1978 in Oslo. He is the son of actors Lieselotte Holmene and Erik Hivju, a prominent character actor who appeared with his son in the short film Flax, where Kristofer shared screenwriting credit with director Bård Ivar ...

5 Seasons: Season 3: Tormund Giantsbane [r] Season 4: Tormund Giantsbane [s] Season 5: Tormund Giantsbane [s] Season 6: Tormund Giantsbane [s] Season 7: Tormund Giantsbane [s]

33. Gwendoline Christie

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Gwendoline Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England and trained in dance and gymnastics as a child. She graduated from Drama Centre London with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005 and her first job was with Declan Donellan in 'Great Expectations' at the Royal Shakespeare Company that autumn....

7 Seasons: Season 2: Brienne of Tarth [r] Season 3: Brienne of Tarth [r] Season 4: Brienne of Tarth [s] Season 5: Brienne of Tarth [s] Season 6: Brienne of Tarth [s] Season 7: Brienne of Tarth [s] Season 8: Brienne of Tarth [s]

34. Iwan Rheon

Actor | Game of Thrones

Iwan Rheon (born 13 May 1985) is a Welsh actor, singer and musician, best known for portraying Ramsay Bolton in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), Simon Bellamy in the E4 series Misfits (2009) and Ash Weston in the ITV sitcom Vicious (2013).

Rheon was born in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire. When he...

4 Seasons: Season 3: Ramsey Bolton [r] Season 4: Ramsey Bolton [s] Season 5: Ramsey Bolton [s] Season 6: Ramsey Bolton [s]

35. Hannah Murray

Actress | God Help the Girl

Hannah Murray is an English actress known for portraying Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011) and Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins (2007), from 2007 to 2008 (and again in 2013). In 2014, Murray starred in God Help the Girl (2014). In 2015, she played Sara in the Danish ...

7 Seasons: Season 2: Gilly [s] Season 3: Gilly [s] Season 4: Gilly [s] Season 5: Gilly [s] Season 6: Gilly [s] Season 7: Gilly [s] Season 8: Gilly [s]

36. Michiel Huisman

Actor | The Age of Adaline

Huisman was born on July 18, 1981 in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, which is near Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Before Game of Thrones (2011), Huisman had a role in Paul Verhoeven's acclaimed Black Book (2006), and he played Rudolf Nureyev in the BBC TV movie Margot (2009) about prima ballerina Margot ...

4 Seasons: Season 3: Daario Naharis [r] [e] Season 4: Daario Naharis [r] [e] Season 5: Daario Naharis [s] Season 6: Daario Naharis [s]

37. Nathalie Emmanuel

Actress | Furious Seven

Nathalie Emmanuel is an English actress, known for her role as Missandei on the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011) and Ramsey in Furious 7 (2015).

Nathalie was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, to a father of Saint Lucian and English descent and a mother of Dominican origin. Nathalie ...

7 Seasons: Season 3: Missandei [r] Season 4: Missandei [r] Season 5: Missandei [s] Season 6: Missandei [s] Season 7: Missandei [s] Season 8: Missandei [s]

38. Indira Varma

Actress | Bride & Prejudice

Indira Anne Varma (born 27 September 1973) is a British actress. Her film debut and first major role was in Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love. She has gone on to appear in the television series The Canterbury Tales, Rome, Luther, Human Target, and Game of Thrones (as Ellaria Sand). In September 2016, she ...

4 Seasons: Season 4: Ellaria Sand [r] Season 5: Ellaria Sand [s] Season 6: Ellaria Sand [s] Season 7: Ellaria Sand [s]

39. Dean-Charles Chapman

Actor | Before I Go to Sleep

Dean-Charles Chapman is an actor, known for Before I Go to Sleep (2014), Game of Thrones (2011) and The Commuter (2018).

5 Seasons: Season 1: Tommen Baratheon [s] Season 2: Tommen Baratheon [s] Season 4: Tommen Baratheon [s] Season 5: Tommen Baratheon [s] Season 6: Tommen Baratheon [s]

40. Tom Wlaschiha

Actor | Game of Thrones

Tom Wlaschiha was born on June 20, 1973 in Dohna, German Democratic Republic. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Crossing Lines (2013) and Resistance (2011).

4 Seasons: Season 1: Jaqen H'ghar [g] Season 2: Jaqen H'ghar [r] Season 5: Jaqen H'ghar [s] Season 6: Jaqen H'ghar [s]

41. Michael McElhatton

Actor | Game of Thrones

Michael McElhatton was born in 1963 in Terenure, Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Genius (2017) and The Fall (2013).

5 Seasons: Season 2: Roose Bolton [g] Season 3: Roose Bolton [r] Season 4: Roose Bolton [s] Season 5: Roose Bolton [s] Season 6: Roose Bolton [s]

42. Jonathan Pryce

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

From Holywell to Hollywood, Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales, internationally regarded as one of the greatest on both stage and screen. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly ...

2 Seasons: Season 5: The High Sparrow [r] Season 6: The High Sparrow [s]

43. Jacob Anderson

Actor | Game of Thrones

Jacob Anderson was born on June 18, 1990 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Overlord (2018) and (2010).

6 Seasons: Season 3: Grey Worm [r] Season 4: Grey Worm [r] Season 5: Grey Worm [r] Season 6: Grey Worm [r] Season 7: Grey Worm [r] Season 8: Grey Worm [s]

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