Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Game Of Thrones


Rest easy, we’re not giving out any spoilers or as we like to call it just read the book, these are just interesting tidbits that have eluded us during the course of the show. Being one of the most insanely popular HBO series, we can’t seem to get enough of this dark, depraved but strangely alluring show. If you share our passion then you would love to read about 20 things you didn’t know about game of thrones.

1. Actress Sophie turner who plays sansa stark adopted Lady, her direwolf from the show, and christened it, Zunni.

2. Actor Peter Vaughan who plays the blind master Aemon Targaryen is legally blind in real life

3. The horse heart consumed by deanery’s targaryen to prove her dothrakhism was actually comprised of gummy bears

4. Actor Harry Lloyd who played Viserys Targaryen is a descendent of celebrated author Charles Dickens in real life

5. Theon Greyjoy is British singer Lily Allen’s kid brother

6. Jack Gleeson the guy who played the despicable Geoffrey Baratheon received a letter after his first episode from none other than author George R.R martin that read “congratulations, everyone hates you!”

7. Peter Dinklage AKA Tyrion Lannister is a hard core vegan in real life unlike the character potrayed by him

8. George R.R. Martin revealed the ending of the book series to the producers of the show in case he does not live to finish the book

9. Peter dinklage was Martins only choice for Tyrion

10. Jojen Reed who plays a 13 year old companion to Bran Stark is 23 in real life

11. Robb’s wife who was killed alongside him in the red wedding is alive and well in the book

12. Actress Emily Clarke AKA Deanery’s Targaryen who sports long silver locks on the show is a brunnete in real life and has never dyed her hair, she favors to wear a wig instead

13. Game of Thrones has inspired a burlesque show named “dame of thrones” in Australia

14. Actress Oona Chaplin who played the role of robbs late wife on the show is a related to Charlie Chaplin

15. Gendry isn’t the only surviving bastard son of Robert Baratheon, Edric Storm the only acknowledged bastard of late king Robert , has yet to make an appearance in the show

16. The wall was inspired by the harridans wall in roman Britain

17. Tyrions ex -mistress Shae is a porn star in real life

18. In addition to playing hodor Irish actor kristian Nairn is a successful DJ and has performed acts with Calvin Harris

19. The hound was not killed by Brienne of Tarth in the book, instead he died of a flesh wound that never healed, in fact their paths have never crossed