Here are 4 Surprising facts about the poeple who make Game Of Thrones great.
- On Game of Thrones Cersei and Tyrion Lanister hate each other. One of the main goals of Cersei Lanister’s life is to find a way to kille her brother Tyrion. However, off the set, Cersei (Lena Headey) and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) are the best of friends. In fact, when they are shooting in Europe, Peter Dinklage lives with Lena Headey and her husband.
- Emilia Clarke has famously appeared nude many times as the Mother Of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen. But when offered the lead role in Fifty Shades of Grey Emilia Clarke turned it down stating that it contained, “too much nudity”
- Jack Gleeson is one of the best bad guys ever with his portrayal of the nasty selfish King Joffrey Baratheon. In real life Jack Gleeson is finishing up his philosophy degree at Ireland’s prestigious Trinity College. Instead of more acting roles, his goal is to focus his life on philanthropic work. The other actors on Game of Thrones all say he is one of the most intelligent, caring and nicest people they have ever met.
- None of Game of Thrones is filmed in the United States, and almost none of the actors are American. Despite this, the creator of Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin and major star Peter Dinklage both were born and grew up in New Jersey. In fact Peter Dinklage was in Basking Ridge NJ (where East Coast Stories is based) just a few weeks ago appearing with his mother, brother and sister-in law with the Somerset Hills Chorus. The movie The Station Agent, which showed the world the depth of Peter Dinklage’s acting skill all takes place in New Jersey.