It is fair to say that ever since the first episode of Game of Thrones was released, the word fandom has taken a whole new meaning. Phrases and dialogues from the show like Winter is coming and I drink and know things can now be heard commonly. During this period of 6 years, it has launched several stars and made the household names. Here is a list of some people from the cast of GOT who got stardom after the series:
1. Jason Momoa
Prior to becoming the Dothraki heartthrob Khal Drogo, Momoa played the role of Jason in the hit TV series Baywatch.
2. Peter Dinklage
The man who now portrays the role of fan favorite Tyrion Lannister was once not so famous. His claim to fame was his role as Finbar Mcbride in 2003s The Stage Agent, something most of us haven’t watched.
3. Kit Harrington
The white wolf, King of the North, Jon Snow is the ultimate fan favorite of whosoever watches Game of Thrones. Back then, however, he was, well no one. Since then, however, he has starred in AAA releases like Pompei etc.
4. Ian Glenn
Before becoming Sir Jorah and getting friend zoned by Dany, Ian Glenn was into acting and Hollywood for quite a long period of time. His most prominent role being that of Carl Galton in 1988s The Fear.
5. Lena Headey
Before she became the universally reviled Cersei Lannister, she was into acting for quite a long period of time. She started out as Young Mary in 1992’s Waterland. She even got herself a role in the hit movie franchise 300 before Game of Thrones.
6. Sophie Turner
Sophie Turner is well, a head turner to say the least. Before being catapulted to fame, she too was a no one just like her on-screen half-brother Jon Snow