1. Alfie Allen (who plays Theon Greyjoy) is the brother of popular singer, Lily Allen.

2. Rob Stark’s wife Talisa Maegyr Stark (played by Oona Chaplin) is actually the grand-daughter of Charlie Chaplan.

3. Arya Stark (played by Maisie Williams) has never had a acting role before. Game of Thrones is her first acting experience.

4. Prop maker Gavin Jones spent over 2 months constructing the famous Iron Throne. It measures over 8 feet tall and is made from a wooden frame covered in hundreds of heated swords.

5. George R.R. Martin reveled the fate of the characters and the show to the producers just in case he dies before the series is over.

6. Jojen Reed (played by Thomas Brodie-Sangster) is actually not a kid at all. He is 24 years old and hes also the kid from Love, Actually.

7. The horse heart that Khaleesi chowded down on was actually 7 pounds of gummy bear substance.

8. In 2012, over 150 babies were name ‘Khaleesi’.

9. Catelyn Stark (played by Michelle Fairley) also played Hermione’s mother in the Harry Potter series.

10. Peter Dinklage was the first choice for Tyrion Lannister. They did not audition anyone else for the role.

11. Shae (Sibel Kekilli) is a German actress who once was a porn star under the name of ‘Dilara’.

12. Viserys Targaryen (played by Harry Lloyd) is the great great-grandson of Charles Dickens.

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