Name list of the main character in Game of Thrones and their role in the series

Name list of the main character in Game of Thrones and their role in the series

Facts of Name list of the main character in Game of Thrones and their role in the series

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With the end of the most awaited series, Game of Thrones, we have been out with the cast members and their role in the series.

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To remind, Game of Thrones is a drama series that first aired on April 17, 2011, whereas its last episode aired on May 19, 2019. It was written by George R.R. Martin and David Benioff.

Let's know the real name of some of the main characters of the Game of Thrones and their role in the series:

Sean Bean

Born: April 17, 1959 

Birthplace: Handsworth, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Height: 1.79 m

Spouse: Ashley Moore (m. 2017), Georgina Sutcliffe(2008-2010),Abigail Cruttenden(1997-2000),Melanie Hill(1990-1997), Debra James(1981-1988)

Children: Molly Bean, Evie Natasha Bean, Lorna Bean

Awards: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and many more.

Role: Eddard "Ned" Stark

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Emilia Clarke:

Born: October 23, 1986

Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom

Education: Rye St Antony School(Headington), St Edward's School(Oxford), and Drama Center London

Partner(s): Seth MacFarlane(2013), Jai Courtney(2014), Cory Michael Smith(2014), Charlie McDowell(2018)

Role: Daenerys Targaryen/ Mother of Dragons

Emilia Clarke

Kit Harington:

Born: December 25, 1986

Birthplace: Acton, London, England

Education: Chantry High School(Martley), Worcester Sixth Form College, Royal Center School of Speech and Drama

Spouse(s): Rose Leslie(m. 2018)

Role: Jon Snow

Kit Harrington

Richard Madden:

Born: June 18, 1986

Birthplace: Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Education: Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Partner(s): Jenna Coleman(2015), Laura Whitmore, Suki Waterhouse, Ellie Bamber(2017-2018)

Role: Robb Stark

Richard Madden

Sophie Turner:

Born: February 21, 1996

Birthplace: Northampton, England

Education: Warwick Prep School(Chesterton, Warwickshire), The King's High School for Girls, 

Spouse(s): Joe Jonas(m. 2019)

Role: Sansa Stark/ Queen in the North

Sophie Turner

Maisie Williams:

Born: April 15, 1997

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Education: Clutton Primary School, Norton Hill School

Partner(s): Ollie Jackson(2016-2018)

Role: Arya Stark

Maisie Williams

Isaac Hempstead Wright:

Born: April 9, 1999

Birthplace: Surrey, England

Education: Queen Elizabeth Grammar School(Faversham, Kent), Kent Youth Theatre(Canterbury)

Role: Bran Stark/ King of Six Kingdoms

Isaac Hempstead Wright

Lena Headey:

Born: October 3, 1973

Birthplace: Hamilton, Bermuda

Education: Shelley College, Royal National Theatre

Spouse(s): Peter Loughran(m. 2007, div. 2013), Dan Cadan(m. 2018)

Role: Cersei Lannister

Lena Headey

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau:

Born: July 27, 1970

Birthplace: Rudkobing, Denmark

Education: Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance

Spouse(s): Sascha Nukaka Motzfeldt(m. 1997)

Role: Jaime Lannister

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Peter Dinklage:

Born: June 11, 1969

Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.

Education: Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts, Bennington College

Spouse(s): Erica Schmidt(m. 2005)

Role: Tyrion Lannister/ Hand of the King Bran

Peter Dinklage

Gwendoline Christie:

Born: October 28, 1978

Birthplace: Worthing, West Sussex, England

Education: Drama Center London

Partner(s): Giles Deacon(2013- )

Role: Brienne of Tarth

Gwendoline Christie

John Bradley:

Born: September 15, 1988

Birthplace: Wythenshawe, Manchester, England

Education: Loreto College(Hulme), Manchester School of Theatre

Partner(s): Rebecca April(2017)

Role: Samwell Tarly

John Bradley

Iain Glen:

Born: June 24, 1961

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Education: Edinburgh Academy, University of Aberdeen, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Spouse(s): Susannah Harker(m. 1993, div. 2004)

Role: Jorah Mormont

Iain Glen

Carice van Houten:

Born: September 5, 1976

Birthplace: Leiderdorp, Netherlands

Education: St. Bonifatiuscollege(Utrecht), Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts

Partner(s): Guy Pearce(2015- )

Role: Melisandre/ Red Woman

Caric van Houten

Alfie Allen:

Born: September 12, 1986

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

Education: Windlesham House School(Sussex), Embley Park School(Romsey), St John's College(Portsmouth), Fine Arts College(Hampstead)

Partner(s): Allie Teilz(2017- )

Role: Theon Greyjoy

Alfie Allen

Jacob Anderson:

Born: June 18, 1990

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Spouse(s): Aisling Loftus(m. 2018)

Role: Grey Worm

Jacon Anderson

Rory McCann:

Born: April 24, 1969

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Role: Sandro Clegane/ The Hound

Rory McCann

Aidan Gillen:

Born: April 24, 1968

Birthplace: Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland

Education: St. Vincent's C.B.S.(Glasnevin)

Spouse(s): Olivia O'Flanagan(m. 2001, separated 2014)

Role: Petyr "Little finger" Baelish

Aidan Gillen

Conleth Hill:

Born: November 24, 1964

Birthplace: Ballycastle, Northern Ireland

Education: St MacNissi's College(Garron Tower), Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Role: Lord Varys

Conleth Hill

Kristofer Hivju:

Born: December 7, 1978

Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Spouse(s): Gry Molvaer Hivju(m. 2015)

Role: Tormund Giantsbane

Kristofer Hivju

Jerome Flynn:

Born: March 16, 1963

Birthplace: Bromley, England

Partner(s): Lena Headey(2014)

Role: Bronn

Jerome Flynn

Besides these main characters, other roles also played a vital role in the series. The following are the characters of Game of Thrones along with their role in the series:


Michelle Fairley- Catelyn Stark

Charles Dance- Tywin Lannister

Hannah Murray- Gilly

Jason Momoa- Khal Drogo

Gemma Whelan- Yara Greyjoy

Pilou Asbaek- Euron Greyjoy

Mark Addy- Robert Baratheon

Stephen Dillane- Stannis Baratheon

Jack Gleeson- Joffrey Baratheon

Dean-Charles Chapman- Tommen Baratheon

Nell Tiger Free- Myrcella Baratheon

Michael McElhatton- Roose Bolton

Iwan Rheon- Ramsay Bolton

Nathalie Emmanuel- Missandei

Rose Leslie- Ygritte

Diana Rigg- Olenna Tyrell

Natalie Dormer- Margaery Tyrell

Finn Jones- Loras Tyrell

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson- Gregor Clegane/ The Mountain

Joe Dempsie- Gendry

 Liam Cunningham- Davos Seaworth

Indira Varma- Ellaria Sand

Pedro Pascal- Oberyn Martell

Kristian Nairn- Hodor

Sibel Kekilli- Shae

Michiel Huisman- Daario Naharis

Daniel Portman- Podrick Payne

Richard Dormer- Beric Dondarrion

Jonathan Pryce- High Sparrow

Ben Crompton- Eddison Tollett

Ellie Kendrick- Meera Reed

Thomas Brodie- Sangster- Jojen Reed

Bella Ramsey- Lyanna Mormont

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers- Tyene Sand

Tom Wlaschiha- Jaqen H'ghar

Paul Kaye- Thoros

Wilko Johnson- Ilyn Payen

David Bradley- Walder Frey

Ian McElhinney- Barristan Selmy 

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