Carice van Houten only appears in one episode of season eight, although credited as a main cast member. In exchange for an army, Viserys marries her to the powerful Dothraki warlord Khal Drogo, making her a Khaleesi, a queen of the Dothraki. She wishes to prove her valor in a worthy cause to win respect and acceptance. Ygritte (seasons 2–4) portrayed by Rose Leslie. He is taciturn and brutal, but not without compassion. Tyrion and Jon are the clear winners here. Ser Jaime Lannister of House Lannister is a member of the Kingsguard and an exceptionally skilled swordsman. Great. Margaery of House Tyrell is the only daughter of Lord Mace Tyrell, and has recently married the late King Robert's brother, Renly Baratheon, as part of House Tyrell's support for his bid to seize the Iron Throne from King Joffrey. Sandor Clegane, nicknamed "the Hound", for his savage nature, is the younger brother of Ser Gregor Clegane and a retainer to House Lannister. Podrick: Rhymes with “mod pick,” like he made a fairly modern pick by squiring for a woman when he started working for Brienne. Loud and gregarious, he is one of Mance's top generals, fierce and terrible in combat. Theon and Catelyn fail in their missions, and Balon launches an invasion of the North. He’s a finger. Theon Greyjoy of House Greyjoy is the youngest son of Lord Balon Greyjoy of the Iron Islands. Everybody makes mistakes. Arya Stark portrayed by Maisie Williams. Gendry needs no persuading to go with Davos to Dragonstone. Talisa and Robb marry in secret before a septon and she becomes a Stark. When the slave masters go back on the deal and attack Meereen with ships, only to be countered by Daenerys's dragons, Grey Worm kills Razdal mo Eraz and Belicho Paenymion, and later accompanies Daenerys and her retinue on their voyage to Westeros. Lord Petyr Baelish, nicknamed "Littlefinger", is the Master of Coin in King Robert Baratheon's Small Council. Like his older siblings Joffrey and Myrcella his actual father is his uncle Ser Jaime Lannister. Before they can use him as a sacrifice, Davos Seaworth helps Gendry escape and puts him on a boat to King's Landing. It is revealed, however, that Shae was having an affair with Tywin. Ned is not interested in politics, and prefers to rule with honor and follow the law. Samwell Tarly portrayed by John Bradley. After Daenerys's disappearance, Grey Worm partially recovers from his injuries and remains in Meereen to help Tyrion Lannister govern the city and maintain peace with the slave masters. He is first noticed by Cersei Lannister when his followers assault and humiliate the High Septon at a brothel. He is also Joffrey Baratheon's personal bodyguard. He wins a succession of battles in Season 2, earning him the nickname the Young Wolf. Daenerys later names one of her dragons Viserion, as a tribute to Viserys. Also known as "the Red Woman", a priestess of R'hllor in service to Stannis Baratheon. The documentarian discusses the unexpectedly moving episode of his HBO series. A narcissist, he is arrogant and self-centered, caring only about himself and looking down on others, especially his sister Daenerys. She effectively serves as the replacement of Doreah after she betrayed Daenerys in Qarth. Daenerys Targaryen portrayed by Emilia Clarke. All rights reserved. Beric: Rhymes with “rare sick.” Beric is rarely sick because every time he dies, Thoros brings him back to life with help from the Lord of Light. His sister. Can you not remember the name Jon? Ellaria rules over Dorne these days, and the Dorne scenes shoot in Spain. Ned claims that Jon's mother was a wet nurse named Wylla. Log in or link your magazine subscription, Baby Yoda Has a Real Name and You’re Not Gonna Like It, All 131 Van Halen Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best, Eric Clapton Joins Van Morrison for New ‘Anti-Lockdown’ Song ‘Stand and Deliver’, Oscar Futures: An Elegy for Amy Adams’s Chances. In season six, Rodrik Cassel is portrayed by Fergus Leathem in flashback scenes. Known as "the Beggar King" for his search for an army to recapture his throne. Jorah: Rhymes with “door-a,” as in “his gross greyscale arm shot through the door-a at the Citadel when he asked Samwell about Daenerys.”. Tormund: Rhymes with “four pinned,” as in “this dude wants to be pinned down on all fours by Brienne.” He has other things going on, being a wildling and fighting alongside Jon or whatever, but that is secondary to his desire to be Brienne’s Winterfella. His son's shaming of their house weighs heavily on him. This article is about the television series. Like his sister he is good-natured and passive in contrast to his brother Joffrey and is fond of his uncle Tyrion. Robb Stark of House Stark is the eldest son of Eddard and Catelyn Stark and the heir to Winterfell. Next. Robb summons his bannermen for war against House Lannister and marches to the Riverlands. A Wildling girl with red hair ("kissed by fire", a sign of luck among the Wildlings) and a follower of Mance Rayder. “OS” stands for operating system. Lord Bolton personally executes Robb, stabbing him through the heart while taunting that "the Lannisters send their regards", in fact a promise made to Jaime (who had no knowledge of Bolton's impending treason) when leaving for the Twins. (Her bold anti-slavery stance would represent the more progressive choice for ruler of the realm, assuming she ran against Cersei.) He is protective towards Sansa after she is captured by the Lannisters. (Also, her hair is more white.) He initially appeared as a recurring character in the first season and debuted in "Lord Snow". Gilly has a baby. Ned and Robert Baratheon led the rebellion to unseat him from the throne. He took part in Robert's Rebellion after his sister Lyanna was kidnapped by Crown Prince Rhaegar Targaryen. Ned's sacrifice is not in vain, since his notifying Stannis of the truth of Joffrey's parentage sets in motion Stannis' claim to the throne, and ensuring the illegitimacy being made known to all of Westeros. ... Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane 38 episodes, 2011-2019. From her stronghold on Dragonstone, Daenerys sends Grey Worm and his army to take Casterly Rock. She is later present at Tyrion's trial by combat, where Oberyn fights Gregor Clegane in Tyrion's name, and is horrified when Oberyn is killed. Rather than face punishment by Lord Stark, he fled to Essos and learned the lifestyle of the Dothraki who embrace him as one of their own and know him as "Jorah The Andal". He was sent to the Wall by his father, who disowned him for his cowardice. Eddard "Ned" Stark of House Stark, Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North, becomes the Hand of the King after Lord Jon Arryn's death. Despite that, Petyr aims to take the Iron Throne to punish the powerful nobles who used to look down on him. He grew up with Catelyn Tully and fought Ned's brother Brandon for her hand. Tyrion Lannister portrayed by Peter Dinklage. Cersei works quickly to instate her oldest son, Joffrey, on the throne, with her as his chief political advisor and Queen Regent.. She is visibly saddened when another Unsullied, White Rat, is killed in a brothel by the Sons of the Harpy. After Joffrey becomes King, Sandor is made a member of the Kingsguard. Nathalie Emmanuel. Varys, sometimes called The Spider, is a major character in the second, third, fourth and fifth seasons. As they head towards the Riverlands, the group encounters the Brotherhood Without Banners, a group of Outlaws that defend the weak. During the trial, Bronn realises that Tyrion will most likely be executed by the insane Lysa Arryn despite the impossibility of his guilt, and volunteers to fight for Tyrion when he demands a trial by combat. Missandei is narrowly saved by Tyrion Lannister, and watches as Daenerys flies away on Drogon.