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










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