Watch Grey Worm Critique ‘Game of Thrones’-Inspired Raps (Video)

“Game of Thrones” star Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm on the HBO fantasy drama, recently reviewed a few “Thrones”-inspired raps for Vanity Fair.

Presented with tracks from fans of the series, established rappers like The Roots’  Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and YouTube star Lilly Singh, Anderson weighed in, evaluating their performance, personality and flow.

And while we don’t often hear the chosen commander of the Unsullied speak, Anderson had a lot to say in his distinctive Bristol accent.

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Anderson himself has a career as a musician in addition to his work as an actor under the name Raleigh Ritchie. His 2016 debut album “You’re a Man Now, Boy,” was released in 2016.

See what he thought of the tuneful, trying and downright weird rap attempts in the video below.

Watch the video.

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“Game of Thrones” star Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm on the HBO fantasy drama, recently reviewed a few “Thrones”-inspired raps for Vanity Fair.

Presented with tracks from fans of the series, established rappers like The Roots’  Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and YouTube star Lilly Singh, Anderson weighed in, evaluating their performance, personality and flow.

And while we don’t often hear the chosen commander of the Unsullied speak, Anderson had a lot to say in his distinctive Bristol accent.

Anderson himself has a career as a musician in addition to his work as an actor under the name Raleigh Ritchie. His 2016 debut album “You’re a Man Now, Boy,” was released in 2016.

See what he thought of the tuneful, trying and downright weird rap attempts in the video below.

Watch the video.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: Cersei Kicks Off Her Revenge Tour in ‘The Queen’s Justice

After a raucous ending to the second episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 7, with some of the Daenerys’ most trusted allies being captured by Euron Greyjoy. In Episode 3, “The Queen’s Justice,” she starts by making a new one — Jon Snow (Kit Harington).

The show opened with a big meetup we’ve been waiting for between Jon and Daenerys (Emilia Clarke). And one between Jon and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), who haven’t been in the same place at the same time since Season 1. Their meeting is a pretty cordial one, even though Tyrion and Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) ask Jon and his men to turn over their weapons.

“This place has changed,” Ser Davos (Liam Cunningham) tells Jon, right before the two hit the deck as Drogon flies just past them. They’re a little out of their depth when it comes to dragons.

Also Read: All ’49 Game of Thrones’ Main Characters, Ranked Worst to Best (Photos)

Tyrion and Jon caught up on one of the key events that’s taken place since they last saw each other — including Tyrion marrying Sansa (Sophie Turner). Tyrion assures Jon the sham marriage went unconsumated, although Jon doesn’t give him a hard time about it.

“She’s much smarter than she lets on,” Tyrion says about Sansa. “She’s starting to let on,” Jon returns.

From atop the cliffs at Dragonstone, Melisandre (Carive van Houten) watches Jon and Davos’ arrival. Varys (Conleth Hill) finds her there and asks why she didn’t meet the man she spoke so highly of on the beach. Melisandre suggests she’s going to take a back seat in the coming intrigues as the war against the dead looms. Varys doesn’t buy it. But when he suggests she should leave Westeros, she says she’s not going anywhere.

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“I have to die in this strange country. Just like you,” Melisandre tells him.

Jon’s reunion with Tyrion was a pretty easygoing one, but the meeting between Dany and Jon was a little more tense.

The big thrust of the meetup was Danaerys asking Jon to bend the knee. In trying to convince him to pledge fealty, she asks for his forgiveness for the sins of her father, Aerys Targaryen, who killed Ned Stark’s father and brother.

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“I ask you not to judge a daughter by the sins of her father,” she says. But she still demands Jon’s fealty, and he refuses to give it. The gist of the discussion is that Jon doesn’t care about the Iron Throne — he’s only worried about the the Night King.

Davos takes his turn at trying to convince Daenerys to back Jon, with one of his great, impassioned speeches. “He was named Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, he was named King in the North,” Davos tells her. “It wasn’t his birthright. He has no birthright, he’s a damn bastard.” He also mentions that Jon took a dagger to the heart for his people, something Dany notes for later.

It doesn’t quite work, though, and Jon and Davos are kept on Dragonstone without the ability to leave — not quite prisoners, but not quite guests.

Also Read: “Game of Thrones”: What You Need to Know About Dragonstone, Daenerys’ New Castle

Out in the Narrow Sea, we find Theon, not quite dead yet. He’s yanked out of the water by the last remaining ships of the Iron Fleet.

Meanwhile, Euron rides through King’s Landing with Yara, Ellaria (Indira Varma), and Tyene (Rosabell Laurenti Sellers) in tow. He offers the captives as the priceless gift he mentioned last time he saw Cersei. In return, Cersei promises him “what his heart desires” when the war is won. She names Euron commander of the crown’s naval forces to go with Jaime commanding the Lannister armies. Euron takes the opportunity to taunt Jaime again, this time with the fact that Euron will soon be with Cersei.

Cersei heads to the dungeons next to get her revenge on Ellaria for murdering Cersei’s daughter Myrcella (Nell Tiger Free). She gets her poetic vengeance by murdering Tyene the same way Ellaria killed Myrcella — with “the Long Farewell,” with Cersei giving the last Sand Snake a poisonous kiss. She leaves both of the women locked in their cell, ensuring that Ellaria will have to watch Tyene die.

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Next, Cersei meets with a representative of the Iron Bank of Braavos, to whom the Iron Throne owes a ton of money. She needs to convince the Iron Bank not to back her enemies, and makes a solid case for why investing in her rule is a safer bet than investing in Daenerys, especially since she cost the Iron Bank a ton of money by destroying the slave trade in the Free Cities.

Back at Dragonstone, Tyrion and Jon have a broody meeting out on the cliffs, where Jon tries again to convince Tyrion about the threat of the White Walkers. Tyrion admits he believes Jon, but he can’t convince Dany, who has no reason to believe him. So he asks Jon for something he can do to help. Jon mentions the huge amount of Dragonglass in Dragonstone.

Tyrion goes to Dany and asks him to give Jon a concession to ease tensions between them: Let him mine the dragonglass. When Dany meets with Jon, she takes Tyrion’s advice, offering him the Dragonglass as a sign of good faith.

Also Read: ‘Game of Thrones’ 101: Sansa Stark’s Biggest Moments (Photos)

Meanwhile back at Winterfell, Sansa flexes her leader muscles, making some smart calls about preparing for winter. She notes that if there’s a war during the winter, Winterfell is the place everyone is going to fall back to defend. And it’s going to need a ton of food to survive.

Littlefinger (Aidan Gillen) gives Sansa some decent advice for not trusting anyone — she should consider all outcomes all the time of every event, so nothing ever surprises her. Easier said than done, one expects. But their discussion is cut short by another major reunion: Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) showing back up in Winterfell with Meera Reed (Ellie Kendrick). Bran tries to explain what being the Three-Eyed Raven means to Sansa, although he’s not especially clear. When he brings up her wedding to Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon), though, she gets overwhelmed and takes off.

At Oldtown, Archmaester Marwyn (Jim Broadbent) inspects Jorah (Iain Glenn) now that he’s seemingly been cured of greyscale overnight. He gives Jorah a clean bill of health but knows the risks Samwell Tarly (John Bradley-West) took to cure him. After Marwyn departs, asking Sam to meet him later — presumably for his punishment — Jorah tells Sam he’ll seek Daenerys now that he’s cured.

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Later, Marwyn asks Sam how he managed to cure a man with a procedure lots of other maesters have failed to execute properly. “I read the book and followed the instructions,” Sam tells him. Marwyn doesn’t punish Sam, instead telling him he should be proud of his accomplishment. Then he makes him copy a bunch of gross, rotting scrolls.

“You expected a reward?” Marwyn asks him. “Your reward is not being immediately expelled from the Citadel.” Sam can’t catch a break.

Next, we see a location we’ve never been to before on the show: Casterly Rock. In a lengthy montage, Tyrion explains the fight Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) and the Unsullied will face at Casterly Rock. The fortress is impregnable, which means the fight over the walls will be tough. Luckily, Tyrion has some insider info — his father, Tywin (Charles Dance) put Tyrion in charge of Casterly Rock’s sewers. Because of that, he knows a secret entrance that will get Grey Worm into the Rock. He and the Unsullied manage to take Casterly Rock, but they’re struck by Euron’s navy, losing all their ships.

Also Read: ‘Game of Thrones’ 101: What You Need To Know About Casterly Rock

Meanwhile, Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) took a page from the strategy book of Robb Stark and went where his enemies weren’t — attacking and taking the Tyrell fortress of Highgarden.

With the castle occupied, Jaime finds Lady Olenna (Diana Rigg) alone in her room. They have a discussion about how bad Cersei is, but Jaime isn’t swayed. “She’s a disease. I regret my role in spreading it. You will too,” Olenna says.

Jaime finishes the discussion by offering Olenna a quick and painless death by poison. After she drinks it, Olenna admits to killing Joffrey (Jack Gleeson). “Tell your sister. I want Cersei to know it was me,” she says, as Jaime walks out. Even though she’s lost, Olenna at least gets the last word.

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‘Game of Thrones’ 101: Who’s Left in House Lannister?

After a raucous ending to the second episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 7, with some of the Daenerys’ most trusted allies being captured by Euron Greyjoy. In Episode 3, “The Queen’s Justice,” she starts by making a new one — Jon Snow (Kit Harington).

The show opened with a big meetup we’ve been waiting for between Jon and Daenerys (Emilia Clarke). And one between Jon and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), who haven’t been in the same place at the same time since Season 1. Their meeting is a pretty cordial one, even though Tyrion and Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) ask Jon and his men to turn over their weapons.

“This place has changed,” Ser Davos (Liam Cunningham) tells Jon, right before the two hit the deck as Drogon flies just past them. They’re a little out of their depth when it comes to dragons.

Also Read: All ’49 Game of Thrones’ Main Characters, Ranked Worst to Best (Photos)

Tyrion and Jon caught up on one of the key events that’s taken place since they last saw each other — including Tyrion marrying Sansa (Sophie Turner). Tyrion assures Jon the sham marriage went unconsumated, although Jon doesn’t give him a hard time about it.

“She’s much smarter than she lets on,” Tyrion says about Sansa. “She’s starting to let on,” Jon returns.

From atop the cliffs at Dragonstone, Melisandre (Carive van Houten) watches Jon and Davos’ arrival. Varys (Conleth Hill) finds her there and asks why she didn’t meet the man she spoke so highly of on the beach. Melisandre suggests she’s going to take a back seat in the coming intrigues as the war against the dead looms. Varys doesn’t buy it. But when he suggests she should leave Westeros, she says she’s not going anywhere.

Also Read: 21 Big ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theories for Season 7 and Beyond (Photos)

“I have to die in this strange country. Just like you,” Melisandre tells him.

Jon’s reunion with Tyrion was a pretty easygoing one, but the meeting between Dany and Jon was a little more tense.

The big thrust of the meetup was Danaerys asking Jon to bend the knee. In trying to convince him to pledge fealty, she asks for his forgiveness for the sins of her father, Aerys Targaryen, who killed Ned Stark’s father and brother.

Also Read: “Game of Thrones” 101: What Can Kill White Walker, and What Exactly is Dragonglass?

“I ask you not to judge a daughter by the sins of her father,” she says. But she still demands Jon’s fealty, and he refuses to give it. The gist of the discussion is that Jon doesn’t care about the Iron Throne — he’s only worried about the the Night King.

Davos takes his turn at trying to convince Daenerys to back Jon, with one of his great, impassioned speeches. “He was named Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, he was named King in the North,” Davos tells her. “It wasn’t his birthright. He has no birthright, he’s a damn bastard.” He also mentions that Jon took a dagger to the heart for his people, something Dany notes for later.

It doesn’t quite work, though, and Jon and Davos are kept on Dragonstone without the ability to leave — not quite prisoners, but not quite guests.

Also Read: “Game of Thrones”: What You Need to Know About Dragonstone, Daenerys’ New Castle

Out in the Narrow Sea, we find Theon, not quite dead yet. He’s yanked out of the water by the last remaining ships of the Iron Fleet.

Meanwhile, Euron rides through King’s Landing with Yara, Ellaria (Indira Varma), and Tyene (Rosabell Laurenti Sellers) in tow. He offers the captives as the priceless gift he mentioned last time he saw Cersei. In return, Cersei promises him “what his heart desires” when the war is won. She names Euron commander of the crown’s naval forces to go with Jaime commanding the Lannister armies. Euron takes the opportunity to taunt Jaime again, this time with the fact that Euron will soon be with Cersei.

Cersei heads to the dungeons next to get her revenge on Ellaria for murdering Cersei’s daughter Myrcella (Nell Tiger Free). She gets her poetic vengeance by murdering Tyene the same way Ellaria killed Myrcella — with “the Long Farewell,” with Cersei giving the last Sand Snake a poisonous kiss. She leaves both of the women locked in their cell, ensuring that Ellaria will have to watch Tyene die.

Also Read: “Game of Thrones” 101: Who’s Left in House Martell?

Next, Cersei meets with a representative of the Iron Bank of Braavos, to whom the Iron Throne owes a ton of money. She needs to convince the Iron Bank not to back her enemies, and makes a solid case for why investing in her rule is a safer bet than investing in Daenerys, especially since she cost the Iron Bank a ton of money by destroying the slave trade in the Free Cities.

Back at Dragonstone, Tyrion and Jon have a broody meeting out on the cliffs, where Jon tries again to convince Tyrion about the threat of the White Walkers. Tyrion admits he believes Jon, but he can’t convince Dany, who has no reason to believe him. So he asks Jon for something he can do to help. Jon mentions the huge amount of Dragonglass in Dragonstone.

Tyrion goes to Dany and asks him to give Jon a concession to ease tensions between them: Let him mine the dragonglass. When Dany meets with Jon, she takes Tyrion’s advice, offering him the Dragonglass as a sign of good faith.

Meanwhile back at Winterfell, Sansa flexes her leader muscles, making some smart calls about preparing for winter. She notes that if there’s a war during the winter, Winterfell is the place everyone is going to fall back to defend. And it’s going to need a ton of food to survive.

Littlefinger (Aidan Gillen) gives Sansa some decent advice for not trusting anyone — she should consider all outcomes all the time of every event, so nothing ever surprises her. Easier said than done, one expects. But their discussion is cut short by another major reunion: Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) showing back up in Winterfell with Meera Reed (Ellie Kendrick). Bran tries to explain what being the Three-Eyed Raven means to Sansa, although he’s not especially clear. When he brings up her wedding to Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon), though, she gets overwhelmed and takes off.

At Oldtown, Archmaester Marwyn (Jim Broadbent) inspects Jorah (Iain Glenn) now that he’s seemingly been cured of greyscale overnight. He gives Jorah a clean bill of health but knows the risks Samwell Tarly (John Bradley-West) took to cure him. After Marwyn departs, asking Sam to meet him later — presumably for his punishment — Jorah tells Sam he’ll seek Daenerys now that he’s cured.

Also Read: All 49 ‘Game of Thrones’ Main Characters, Ranked Worst to Best (Photos)

Later, Marwyn asks Sam how he managed to cure a man with a procedure lots of other maesters have failed to execute properly. “I read the book and followed the instructions,” Sam tells him. Marwyn doesn’t punish Sam, instead telling him he should be proud of his accomplishment. Then he makes him copy a bunch of gross, rotting scrolls.

“You expected a reward?” Marwyn asks him. “Your reward is not being immediately expelled from the Citadel.” Sam can’t catch a break.

Next, we see a location we’ve never been to before on the show: Casterly Rock. In a lengthy montage, Tyrion explains the fight Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) and the Unsullied will face at Casterly Rock. The fortress is impregnable, which means the fight over the walls will be tough. Luckily, Tyrion has some insider info — his father, Tywin (Charles Dance) put Tyrion in charge of Casterly Rock’s sewers. Because of that, he knows a secret entrance that will get Grey Worm into the Rock. He and the Unsullied manage to take Casterly Rock, but they’re struck by Euron’s navy, losing all their ships.

Also Read: ‘Game of Thrones’ 101: What You Need To Know About Casterly Rock

Meanwhile, Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) took a page from the strategy book of Robb Stark and went where his enemies weren’t — attacking and taking the Tyrell fortress of Highgarden.

With the castle occupied, Jaime finds Lady Olenna (Diana Rigg) alone in her room. They have a discussion about how bad Cersei is, but Jaime isn’t swayed. “She’s a disease. I regret my role in spreading it. You will too,” Olenna says.

Jaime finishes the discussion by offering Olenna a quick and painless death by poison. After she drinks it, Olenna admits to killing Joffrey (Jack Gleeson). “Tell your sister. I want Cersei to know it was me,” she says, as Jaime walks out. Even though she’s lost, Olenna at least gets the last word.

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11 ‘Game of Thrones’ Actors Who Do More Than Just Act (Photos)

“Game of Thrones” is filled with well-known actors and has seen a ton of cameos from musicians throughout its run. But a few also have other jobs, and some are pretty well-known for their non-Westeros roles. Here are 10 “Game of Thrones” actors who aren’t just actors.

“Ser Ilyn Payne”: Wilko Johnson, guitarist
Ser Ilyn, the tongueless executioner known as the King’s Justice, was played by guitarist and songwriter Wilko Johnson. He’s best known for playing in punk band Dr Feelgood in the 1970s, and had a big influence on the punk movement and on music in general.

“Grey Worm”: Jacob Anderson, singer
When he’s not leading Daenerys’ army of Unsullied troops, Jacob Anderson is pursuing a music career as a singer and songwriter. He performs under the name Raleigh Ritchie, and his debut album, “You’re a Man Now, Boy,” was released in 2016. It got good reviews too.

Also Read: 21 Big ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theories for Season 7 and Beyond (Photos)

“The Mountain”: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, strongman
The third and current actor to play the Mountain That Rides, Gregor Clegane, is a real-life professional strongman from Iceland. He’s taken part in the World’s Strongest Man competition several times, most recently in 2016. He (just barely) came in second. Oh and before that, he was a professional basketball player in Iceland.

“Bronn”: Jerome Flynn, one half of pop group Robson & Jerome
Jerome Flynn has had a prolific acting career, but he also briefly burned up the UK charts in the 1990s and had three No. 1 hits as half of pop duo Robson & Jerome. Along with actor Robson Green, the pair performed the song “Unchained Melody” on their show “Soldier Soldier,” and parlayed the boost to stardom into two No. 1 studio albums.

“The Hound”: Rory McCann, carpenter
Actor Rory McCann is a versatile guy. Although prolific before his role as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, he wasn’t quite a superstar before the show. So after shooting a Viking drama in Iceland, he found acting roles a bit sparse — and turned to carpentry while living in the country in the meantime. The Hound’s Season 6 turn helping build a sept wasn’t too big a stretch, as it happens.

Also Read: Every Important Dead ‘Game of Thrones’ Character You Forgot About (Photos)

“The Red Woman”: Carice van Houten, musician
Stannis Baratheon’s questionable counselor is an award-winning Dutch actress, but Carice van Houten also works as a singer. She provided vocals for four songs in the Dutch film “Black Book” in which she starred. (She won a Golden Calf Award for Best Actress from the Netherlands Film Festival for her role.) She also produced a couple of albums in the Netherlands as a singer and songwriter.

“Mag the Mighty”: Ian Whyte, basketball player
Part of being a 7-foot-1 actor means you always have a role on “Game of Thrones,” and Ian Whyte has played White Walkers, giants, and even The Mountain before Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson took over. Before he was an actor and stuntman taking all the tallest roles, Whyte was a pro basketball player for a British team, the Newcastle Eagles.

“Hodor”: Kristian Nairn, DJ
Although he’s well-known now as the stable boy at Winterfell and Bran Stark’s protector, “Game of Thrones” was actually Kristian Nairn’s first acting credit. His usual day job (or night job) is as a progressive house DJ, and he’s pretty prolific. With “Game of Thrones” fame at his back, he went on a tour in 2014 through the U.S. and Australia, titled, “Rave of Thrones.”

Also Read: All 49 ‘Game of Thrones’ Main Characters, Ranked Worst to Best (Photos)

“Daario Naharis”: Michiel Huisman, singer and guitarist
As Dutch actor Michiel Huisman’s acting career was getting going in the early 2000s, he was also part of the band Fontane, serving as singer and guitarist. The band had a few singles in its three or four years of existence, before it broke up and Huisman continued as a solo act through mid-2000s.

“Khal Drogo”: Jason Momoa, model
This one seems kind of obvious. Before he was Khal Drogo and on his way to becoming Aquaman, Jason Momoa was a model in his native Hawaii. In fact, he won Hawaii’s Model of the Year award in 1999.

“Hot Pie”: Ben Hawkey, actual baker
Arya Stark made a friend in her former King’s Landing bully, a kid everyone called Hot Pie, early in the show. Eventually, Hot Pie left Arya and pal Gendry when he landed a spot working in the kitchens at the Inn at the Crossroads, pursuing his real calling: baking. Hawkey’s doing the same thing in real life. He opened a bakery called “You Know Nothing, John Dough,” where he serves direwolf-shaped bread — just like in the show.

“Game of Thrones” is filled with well-known actors and has seen a ton of cameos from musicians throughout its run. But a few also have other jobs, and some are pretty well-known for their non-Westeros roles. Here are 10 “Game of Thrones” actors who aren’t just actors.

“Ser Ilyn Payne”: Wilko Johnson, guitarist
Ser Ilyn, the tongueless executioner known as the King’s Justice, was played by guitarist and songwriter Wilko Johnson. He’s best known for playing in punk band Dr Feelgood in the 1970s, and had a big influence on the punk movement and on music in general.

“Grey Worm”: Jacob Anderson, singer
When he’s not leading Daenerys’ army of Unsullied troops, Jacob Anderson is pursuing a music career as a singer and songwriter. He performs under the name Raleigh Ritchie, and his debut album, “You’re a Man Now, Boy,” was released in 2016. It got good reviews too.

“The Mountain”: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, strongman
The third and current actor to play the Mountain That Rides, Gregor Clegane, is a real-life professional strongman from Iceland. He’s taken part in the World’s Strongest Man competition several times, most recently in 2016. He (just barely) came in second. Oh and before that, he was a professional basketball player in Iceland.

“Bronn”: Jerome Flynn, one half of pop group Robson & Jerome
Jerome Flynn has had a prolific acting career, but he also briefly burned up the UK charts in the 1990s and had three No. 1 hits as half of pop duo Robson & Jerome. Along with actor Robson Green, the pair performed the song “Unchained Melody” on their show “Soldier Soldier,” and parlayed the boost to stardom into two No. 1 studio albums.

“The Hound”: Rory McCann, carpenter
Actor Rory McCann is a versatile guy. Although prolific before his role as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, he wasn’t quite a superstar before the show. So after shooting a Viking drama in Iceland, he found acting roles a bit sparse — and turned to carpentry while living in the country in the meantime. The Hound’s Season 6 turn helping build a sept wasn’t too big a stretch, as it happens.

“The Red Woman”: Carice van Houten, musician
Stannis Baratheon’s questionable counselor is an award-winning Dutch actress, but Carice van Houten also works as a singer. She provided vocals for four songs in the Dutch film “Black Book” in which she starred. (She won a Golden Calf Award for Best Actress from the Netherlands Film Festival for her role.) She also produced a couple of albums in the Netherlands as a singer and songwriter.

“Mag the Mighty”: Ian Whyte, basketball player
Part of being a 7-foot-1 actor means you always have a role on “Game of Thrones,” and Ian Whyte has played White Walkers, giants, and even The Mountain before Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson took over. Before he was an actor and stuntman taking all the tallest roles, Whyte was a pro basketball player for a British team, the Newcastle Eagles.

“Hodor”: Kristian Nairn, DJ
Although he’s well-known now as the stable boy at Winterfell and Bran Stark’s protector, “Game of Thrones” was actually Kristian Nairn’s first acting credit. His usual day job (or night job) is as a progressive house DJ, and he’s pretty prolific. With “Game of Thrones” fame at his back, he went on a tour in 2014 through the U.S. and Australia, titled, “Rave of Thrones.”

“Daario Naharis”: Michiel Huisman, singer and guitarist
As Dutch actor Michiel Huisman’s acting career was getting going in the early 2000s, he was also part of the band Fontane, serving as singer and guitarist. The band had a few singles in its three or four years of existence, before it broke up and Huisman continued as a solo act through mid-2000s.

“Khal Drogo”: Jason Momoa, model
This one seems kind of obvious. Before he was Khal Drogo and on his way to becoming Aquaman, Jason Momoa was a model in his native Hawaii. In fact, he won Hawaii’s Model of the Year award in 1999.

“Hot Pie”: Ben Hawkey, actual baker
Arya Stark made a friend in her former King’s Landing bully, a kid everyone called Hot Pie, early in the show. Eventually, Hot Pie left Arya and pal Gendry when he landed a spot working in the kitchens at the Inn at the Crossroads, pursuing his real calling: baking. Hawkey’s doing the same thing in real life. He opened a bakery called “You Know Nothing, John Dough,” where he serves direwolf-shaped bread — just like in the show.

All 48 ‘Game of Thrones’ Main Characters, Ranked Worst to Best (Photos)

There are a lot of characters on “Game of Thrones.” Too many for me to make jokes about all of them here, anyway. 48 will have to satisfy. If you don’t like them, Littlefinger himself, Petyr Baelish, will poison your wedding cake.

We start with Viserys Targaryan, a total ass who had maybe the best death in the whole series: having molten gold dumped on his head.

Also on the list is Theon (I’m still pulling for his post-castration power play. Or for his ass to just get killed already) and Sansa (She named her dog “Lady,” which imo is a huge indictment of her character. But she gets lots of sympathy points for, well, literally everything that happened after she got the dog).

Where is Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) and Daenerys (Emila Clarke)? And what about the Starks, and the Red Witch, and Arya?

Also on our list is Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson), who is just the best. He’s sad because his life sucks. A badass who kills a lot of his problems. Communicates a lot without saying much. Grey Worm seems like the kind of tragic “Game of Thrones” character who is going to have a brief moment of triumph before getting slaughtered. I hope that triumph is really good.

Read our list to see where everyone winds up. Here are the credited “Game of Thrones” characters, ranked.

48. Viserys Targaryan

A total jackass, Viserys had maybe the best death in the whole series: having molten gold dumped on his head.

47. Rickon
Who? (I feel bad for this joke after season 6, but I’m going to leave it)

46. Theon
I’m still pulling for his post-castration power play. Or for him to just get killed already.

45. Robb Stark
The red wedding was a coming of age for viewers of the show. Rewatching those early seasons knowing that’s gonna happen exposes Robb for the lame dude he really is.

44. Stannis
Basically a stodgy, moralistic Southern Baptist minister. I’m from Alabama, so I was pulling for him.

43. Bran Stark
Needs to work on his pouty face and grow out his hair if he wants to be the new Jon Snow.

42. Roose Bolton
He’s like the Count Dooku of this show, acting like he’s working for himself though he’s really just a pawn who probably will get his head cut off by young Darth Vader.

41. Daario
Was a hot blond dude, but now (after a casting change) is just a regularly attractive brown-haired dude who was banished from Dany’s bed because who cares about love anyway?

40. Ned Stark
The Mark Twain of the show, giving his kids a bunch of advice that wasn’t actually useful before he got murdered. Wait, how did Mark Twain die? This analogy may not track all the way but whatever.

 

39. Joffrey
Oh man. Remember that time the cake was too dry and it made his eyes bug out and his face turn purple and he spit foamy red drool everywhere? Hilarious.

38. Shae
Did what she needed to survive, until it turned out doing what she needed to do to survive (hook up with Tywin Lannister) got her killed.

37. Tommen
Not the most decisive king, either before or after he had sex. But he’s better than Joffrey, I guess.

36. Khal Drogo
Got fridged for the sake of Daenerys’ character arc. Beautiful.

35. Gendry
Melisandre put a leech on his penis one time. It feels like that’s all I should put here.

34. Jorah Mormont
Really sad because he can’t afford to buy Khaleesi’s love.

33. King Robert15
Probably the most chill and carefree character on the show, drunk most of the time, yelling a lot even though he really didn’t have any problems. Well, until that time he drank too much and got killed by a boar.

32. Ramsey Bolton
Is Ramsey the most demented dude on this show? Well, he’s definitely the funniest demented dude, which isn’t actually funny at all when you think about it.

31. Catelyn Stark
Loses to the Lannisters both in the Game of Thrones and the Game of Angsty Overprotective Moms.

30. The Hound
Killed the butcher’s boy, then spent several seasons saying lots of mean things before being left to die on a rock. Nice.

UPDATE: The Hound is alive, and got religion. Moved up nine spots for perseverance.

29. Talisa Stark
Every joke that comes to mind is far too reprehensible even for a “Game of Thrones” list, so I’m not going to put one here.

There are a lot of characters on “Game of Thrones.” Too many for me to make jokes about all of them here, anyway. 48 will have to satisfy. If you don’t like them, Littlefinger himself, Petyr Baelish, will poison your wedding cake.

We start with Viserys Targaryan, a total ass who had maybe the best death in the whole series: having molten gold dumped on his head.

Also on the list is Theon (I’m still pulling for his post-castration power play. Or for his ass to just get killed already) and Sansa (She named her dog “Lady,” which imo is a huge indictment of her character. But she gets lots of sympathy points for, well, literally everything that happened after she got the dog).

Where is Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) and Daenerys (Emila Clarke)? And what about the Starks, and the Red Witch, and Arya?

Also on our list is Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson), who is just the best. He’s sad because his life sucks. A badass who kills a lot of his problems. Communicates a lot without saying much. Grey Worm seems like the kind of tragic “Game of Thrones” character who is going to have a brief moment of triumph before getting slaughtered. I hope that triumph is really good.

Read our list to see where everyone winds up. Here are the credited “Game of Thrones” characters, ranked.

48. Viserys Targaryan

A total jackass, Viserys had maybe the best death in the whole series: having molten gold dumped on his head.

47. Rickon
Who? (I feel bad for this joke after season 6, but I’m going to leave it)

46. Theon
I’m still pulling for his post-castration power play. Or for him to just get killed already.

45. Robb Stark
The red wedding was a coming of age for viewers of the show. Rewatching those early seasons knowing that’s gonna happen exposes Robb for the lame dude he really is.

44. Stannis
Basically a stodgy, moralistic Southern Baptist minister. I’m from Alabama, so I was pulling for him.

43. Bran Stark
Needs to work on his pouty face and grow out his hair if he wants to be the new Jon Snow.

42. Roose Bolton
He’s like the Count Dooku of this show, acting like he’s working for himself though he’s really just a pawn who probably will get his head cut off by young Darth Vader.

41. Daario
Was a hot blond dude, but now (after a casting change) is just a regularly attractive brown-haired dude who was banished from Dany’s bed because who cares about love anyway?

40. Ned Stark
The Mark Twain of the show, giving his kids a bunch of advice that wasn’t actually useful before he got murdered. Wait, how did Mark Twain die? This analogy may not track all the way but whatever.

 

39. Joffrey
Oh man. Remember that time the cake was too dry and it made his eyes bug out and his face turn purple and he spit foamy red drool everywhere? Hilarious.

38. Shae
Did what she needed to survive, until it turned out doing what she needed to do to survive (hook up with Tywin Lannister) got her killed.

37. Tommen
Not the most decisive king, either before or after he had sex. But he’s better than Joffrey, I guess.

36. Khal Drogo
Got fridged for the sake of Daenerys’ character arc. Beautiful.

35. Gendry
Melisandre put a leech on his penis one time. It feels like that’s all I should put here.

34. Jorah Mormont
Really sad because he can’t afford to buy Khaleesi’s love.

33. King Robert15
Probably the most chill and carefree character on the show, drunk most of the time, yelling a lot even though he really didn’t have any problems. Well, until that time he drank too much and got killed by a boar.

32. Ramsey Bolton
Is Ramsey the most demented dude on this show? Well, he’s definitely the funniest demented dude, which isn’t actually funny at all when you think about it.

31. Catelyn Stark
Loses to the Lannisters both in the Game of Thrones and the Game of Angsty Overprotective Moms.

30. The Hound
Killed the butcher’s boy, then spent several seasons saying lots of mean things before being left to die on a rock. Nice.

UPDATE: The Hound is alive, and got religion. Moved up nine spots for perseverance.

29. Talisa Stark
Every joke that comes to mind is far too reprehensible even for a “Game of Thrones” list, so I’m not going to put one here.