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Here's What Your Favourite GoT Characters Were Doing Before They Were Cast

Over the years, the popularity of Game of Thrones has increased exponentially, and it has been possible due to the amazing storyline and dedicated cast. The television show is known for launching careers of many stars, but there are many actors and actresses in the show who had already made a name for themselves. The exciting thing is that we all know a very little about their old acts.So, let's turn the clock backwards in time and look what these actors were doing before they made into the cast of Game of Thrones. 

1. Tywin Lannister portrayed by Charles Dance

Charles Dance has been in the industry for a long time, and before getting cast he played many different characters. One of his most prominent roles was in the movie, First Born. 

2. Joffrey Baratheon portrayed by Jack Gleeson

Jack Gleeson appeared as a young kid who was shocked to see Batman in the movie, Batman Begins. 

3. Tyrion Lannister portrayed by Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage made his film debut in 1995, but he earned recognition after 2003's film, The Station Agent. 

4. Eddard Stark portrayed by Sean Bean

Sean Bean has been part of many great shows and movies including Troy. One of his most notable performances came in British television series, Sharpe. 

5. Mance Rayder portrayed by Ciarán Hinds

Before getting glory by playing Mance Rayder in the show, Ciarán Hinds played Gaius Julius Caesar in the television series, Rome. 

6. Khal Drogo portrayed by Jason Momoa.

We're all aware of the famous Khal Drogo, who rode the Dothraki seas in the show and gets married to the most beautiful cast ever. He initially appeared in the television series, Baywatch.

7. Cersei Lannister portrayed by Lena Headey 

Lena Headey has been in the industry for a long time. She had portrayed many great characters, and before appearing in GoT, she even played Queen in 300.

8. Petyr Baelish portrayed by Aidan Gillen

Before becoming an integral part of Game of Thrones, the actor was associated with the television series, The Wire that lasted as of 2008. 

9. Queen Margaery portrayed by Natalie Dormer

Natalie Dormer was the part of television series, The Tudors before getting the role of Queen Margaery in GoT.

10. Grand Maester Pycelle portrayed by Julian Glover

Another actor who had been the part of many great movies before playing Grand Maester Pycelle. He even played Maximilian Veers in the Star Wars franchise. 

11. Robert Baratheon portrayed by Mark Addy

Before Game of Thrones, Mark Addy was known for playing Bill Miller in the American sitcom, Still Standing.

12. Olenna Tyrell portrayed by Diana Rigg

Another actress who had been in the industry for a long time. Before appearing on the show, she played many great characters in different movies including Mother Love and A Good Man In Africa.

13. High Sparrow portrayed by Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce is known for playing memorable characters. Before becoming the part of GoT, he played many great characters including Governor Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean.