Monday, June 03, 2013

Interesting Facts About The Women Of “Game Of Thrones”

Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey — it’s pronounced ‘Heedy’) found out about the role through Peter Dinklage

She’s a true Northerner, and grew up in Huddersfield (but was born in Bermuda)

She has several tattoos, and enjoys the process. “I have found a state of peace unlike any other during a seven-hour session”

She respects the fandom too

You may recognize her from the Sarah Connor Chronicles

Or as Katharine in The Jungle Book

Catelyn Stark (Michelle Fairley) played Mrs. Granger in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

She’s sat on the Iron Throne, but claims “it’s really uncomfortable.”

And she didn’t expect the series to do as well as it did

Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) has never acted before — Arya is her first big role

She’s a dancer, and the showrunners are keen to include it somewhere

She’s friends with Sansa IRL

And she’s very dedicated to the books

You may recognise Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) from this advert

She’s very fond of her blonde Dany wig

And is a huge fan of Girls

Like Cersei, Daenerys respects the show’s fans

Talisa Maegyr (Oona Chaplin) is the grand-daughter of Charlie Chaplin

Sansa Stark’s (Sophie Turner) family adopted Zunni, the dog that played Sansa’s direwolf in the show

Behind the scenes, she raps with Joffrey

And she got a ‘congratulations’ card from the network for her wedding

Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer) played Anne Boleyn in The Tudors

She is to feature in Elementary as Irene Adler

Gilly (Hannah Murray) played Cassie in Skins

Ygritte (Rose Leslie) was born in Lickleyhead Castle

And though she’s Scottish, she doesn’t have a Scottish accent

Before Game of Thrones, she was in Downton Abbey

Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) was going to be a gymnast as a youth

She is allegedly dating fashion designer Giles Deacon

Osha (Natalia Tena) was Tonks in Harry Potter

And she plays accordion in the band Molotov Jukebox

Via Buzzfeed
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