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Jwodie
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21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

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Nothing overly interesting but some gems in there. Anything to shorten the time till Sunday...

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8. You may also know Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle) from his role in Empire Strikes Back. Also, Indiana Jones (if I’m late on this, sue me. It shocked the hell out of me.)


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18. It is so weird, but Mark Addy — who plays Robert Baratheon — is most recognizable outside of Game of Thrones as the fat guy in The Full Monty.


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19. Oona Chaplin, who plays Robb Stark’s new bride, Talisa Maegyr, is the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin. CRAZY.





LoveThatMoney
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18. It is so weird, but Mark Addy — who plays Robert Baratheon — is most recognizable outside of Game of Thrones as the fat guy in The Full Monty.


I actually know him from a Knight's Tale.

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8. You may also know Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle) from his role in Empire Strikes Back. Also, Indiana Jones (if I’m late on this, sue me. It shocked the hell out of me.)


You are late on it, but I won't sue you. Probably couldn't get anything out of you.


BluegrassBelle
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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3. Alfie Allon (Theon Greyjoy) is the brother of pop singer Lily Allen.


And her song "Alfie" about her slacker, pot smoking brother is about him as well.

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Jumbeauxlaya
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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I actually know him from a Knight's Tale.



This for sure, he's just a more serious version of that same fat guy from a knight's tale with a wine and women problem.


BluegrassBelle
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17. You didn’t see much of him in Harry Potter, although his name is very famliar, but Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon) is the real-life father of Frank Dillane, who played Tom Riddle


Awesome.

Stephen Dillane also played Thomas Jefferson on the HBO mini-series John Adam.


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Jwodie
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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You are late on it, but I won't sue you. Probably couldn't get anything out of you.


Ha - that's not my shock, it was the author's.


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Jwodie
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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he's just a more serious version of that same fat guy from a knight's tale with a wine and women problem.


Sounds like a description of me minus the fat part.


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Fox Mulder
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
Holy shite. Grand maester pycelle was in empire, aka the greatest movie ever made.


wish i was tebow
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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18. It is so weird, but Mark Addy — who plays Robert Baratheon — is most recognizable outside of Game of Thrones as the fat guy in The Full Monty.



I was gonna say the dad on still standing


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Tiger1242
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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This for sure, he's just a more serious version of that same fat guy from a knight's tale with a wine and women problem.



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SaintEB
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
#16 is pretty cool. Jojen Reed is Ferb. Good stuff.

I knew the wildling and Tonks were the same person...the singing threw me off a bit.


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Tiger1242
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but who has a major role in season three as Jojen Reed






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Josh Fenderman
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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Peter Dinklage was Wake-Up Guy on “Seinfeld.”

This was my favorite.


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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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18. It is so weird, but Mark Addy — who plays Robert Baratheon — is most recognizable outside of Game of Thrones as the fat guy in The Full Monty.


The dad in still standing


RollTide1987
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
Julian Glover also played the villainous Donovan in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.



Murtagh
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
where's the fact of Shae being a real life porn star?


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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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Holy shite. Grand maester pycelle was in empire, aka the greatest movie ever made.


And in Last Crusade, the 2nd best of the 3 Indiana Jones movies.


ladytiger118
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
Alfie Allen being related to Lily Allen surprised me. They both have very different features; she's brunette and kind of olive skinned and he's a ginger .

Sophie Turner being blonde shocked me. Either way, she's gorgeous.

And I had no idea that was Maester Pycelle in Star Wars and Indy .
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Napoleon
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
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And in Last Crusade, the 2nd best of the 3 Indiana Jones movies.


Is anyone else going to post that, seeing that it has been posted in the thread three times and was also in the link?



Fox Mulder
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re: 21 Fun, Obscure Facts About The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
What u talkin bout?

ToD is so much better than LC, but I do like LC


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