1. Charles Dance (Tywin Lannister) was told his character was going to die by a fan.
2. Dance also appeared in the Ali G movie, Ali G Indahouse, in which he wore a red PVC skirt and a leopard print top.
3. Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Snow) made it down to the last two when auditioning for the role of Jon Snow.
4. But Rheon struggles with some of the scenes he has to film because of how cruel his character is.
5. Emilia Clarke and Michelle Fairley didn’t play Daenerys Targaryen and Catelyn Stark in the pilot.
6. Clarke was once covered in so much fake blood that she got glued to a toilet seat.
7. Rory McCann (The Hound) broke an arm, a wrist, and both ankles and fractured his skull in a rock-climbing accident in 1990.
8. Punk legend Wilko Johnson (Ilyn Payne) would give McCann (The Hound) guitar-advice between takes.
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