Nerdy GOT Facts You Didn’t Know About

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When it comes to Game of Thrones, there isn‘t middle land. Either you are a completely obsessed nerd of the show or you never watched it and can’t say the difference between Daenerys and Drogon.

Here is a list of little-known facts about Game of Thrones, that will be interesting for both groups:


  • Richard Brake is used to being a villain


The actor plays the chilling leader of the White Walkers. He also plays in batman Begins as Joe Chill- the character who killed Batman’s parents. What a surprise, right?


  • The actress that played Rob Stark‘s wife is actually Carlie Chaplin’s granddaughter


Oona Chaplin as Lady Talisa Maegyr has a long family history in Hollywood.


  • Hodor is a DJ


We know you are still crying about his departure from the show. But in real life, Kristian Nairn is a professional DJ. He participates at raves called Rave of Thrones (this is so nerdy cool).


  • Sophie Turner adopted her direwolf


Lady Sansa becomes so attached to her wolf that actually adopted him in real life. So adorable.


  • The Mountain is the third strongest man on Earth


This one is not so surprising, just look at him. What is more curious is that he is a proud pomeranian owner called Asterix.


  • Shae was a porn Star


Sibel Kekilli‘s role is not the first provocative one she ever played.


  • Sarah Connor‘s character was both played by Emilia Clarke and Lena Headey


They are both total bosses. Headey played in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Clarke played in Terminator Genisys.






  • Peter Vaughan is blind in real life


The actor who plays the character of Maester Aemon Targaryen, unfortunately, lost his sight years ago. Undoubtedly convincing performance.


  • Lena Headey and Jerome Flynn can barely look at each other


According to rumors, they don’t speak at all on set.


  • A topless clause in the contract? Yes, it is possible!


Emilia Clarke has a topless clause in her contract. The actress who plays Daenerys Targaryen has a specific requirement about how many times she will appear topless in a season.


See also:

Game of Thrones characters as pets

Is Khal Drogo returning to Game of Thrones