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Who are the main actors of Game of Thrones?

Who are the main actors of Game of Thrones?

One of the most successful series of all time and one of the most expensive TV productions, Game of Thrones is an adaptation of the book series by George R.R. Martin. The show has captivated audiences with its complex plot, surprising characters, and epic fantasy world.

For those who don’t know, the story revolves around different families and their conflicts for power over the Iron Throne. Weaving together different storylines and perspectives, the series explores epic battles and fantasy elements.

With a large cast and eight seasons, Game of Thrones features several major characters. Below, we highlight the main characters in the series. Watch!

The Stark clan, lords of Winterfell / Credit: HBO (disclosure)

Who are the main names in the Game of Thrones cast?

The series is known for exploring different points of view, featuring different main characters from different families, each with their own agenda. Let’s take a look at some of the main names and highlights of the show:

Stark Family

From left to right: Ned, Sansa, Arya / Credits: HBO (reproduction)

In the first season we can say that there is a central protagonist: Ned Stark, leader of the Stark family and Lord of Winterfell. He is played by Sean Bean, an actor known for his performances in major productions such as 007 – GoldenEye, Ulysses at Troy (2004) and Boromir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003).

The eldest Stark daughter, Sansa, begins the series as a naive young girl, but soon finds herself faced with the harsh realities of the world. The actress, who also played the mutant Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix.

: A fiery and courageous young woman, Arya refuses to follow traditional gender roles and seeks her own path in the world. Williams, who also starred in the 2015 season of Doctor Who and the film New Mutants (2020)

In order: Robb Stark and Jon Snow / Credits: HBO (reproduction)

The actor who plays the eldest Stark son is also known for his roles in series such as Doctors, Bodyguard (2018) and Citadel (2023), as well as in the Marvel film The Eternals and as the prince in Cinderella (2015).

One of the most beloved characters in the series, the bastard son joins the Night’s Watch, an order charged with protecting the realm from creatures that live beyond the Wall. Kit has worked on films such as Pompeii (2014) and The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018).

Lannister Family:

From left to right: Brienne, Tywin, Joffrey, Jaime, Cersei and Tyrion / Credits: HBO (reproduction)

One of the most important families in the series, with some of the most famous actors in the cast.

The Lannister dwarf is one of the most beloved characters by fans, especially for his intelligence and insight. Dinklage also stars in films such as Three Billboards and Cyrano (2021).

: The ruthless and ambitious queen of Westeros. Headey has starred in films such as 300 (2006) and the series The Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, one of the most famous and beloved characters in the series / Credit: HBO (reproduction)

Cersei’s twin brother, Jaime is a skilled and arrogant knight with an incestuous relationship with his sister. Famous for films such as Gods of Egypt (2016) and Domino (2019), by Brian De Palma.

The Lord of Casterly Rock and patriarch of the Lannister family. The veteran actor has an extensive film career, with films such as Alien 3 (1992) and The Last Great Hero (1993).

Other notable houses/characters:

Jason Momoa as Drogo on the left and Emilia Clarke as Daenerys on the right / Credit: HBO (reproduction)

One of the protagonists of the series. She is the last heir of the Targaryen dynasty and seeks to reclaim her right to the throne. She has worked on films such as Solo: A Star Wars Adventure (2018) and Terminator Genisys (2015).

Leader of a powerful Dothraki clan, Drogo becomes Daenerys’ husband. Momoa is an actor known for films such as Aquaman (DC hero) and Dune (2021).

In order: Melissandre, Samwell and Littlefinger / Credits: HBO (reproduction)

priestess who plays an important role in the prophecy of the Promised Prince. She stars in films such as Black Book, by Paul Verhoeven, and the science fiction film Repo Men (2010).

A shy and studious young man, Jon Snow’s faithful friend in the Night’s Watch. The actor is in the series “The Three-Body Problem.

Manipulative and ambitious, he is a character that the public loves to hate. He appears in the Peaky Blinders series and the Maze Runner films.

In order: Theon, Davos and Jofrey / Credits: HBO (reproduction)

has a complex trajectory involving divided loyalties between the Greyjoys and the Starks. Alfie is the brother of singer Lily Allen and can be seen in films such as John Wick and Jojo Rabbit.

Loyal and honorable advisor in the service of Stannis Baratheon and then Jon Snow. He is also in the series “The Three-Body Problem”.

The cruel and sadistic young king of Westeros is another of the iconic villains of the series. The actor preferred to pursue an academic career, playing few important roles.

Cast of the eighth season of the series / Credits: HBO (reproduction)

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