Are you a fan of Game Of Thrones like millions others? You love the characters at times, you hate them at times, but no matter what, you just want to keep watching the Epic TV Marvel that has broken all barriers of being the Best TV show ever.
The performances often make you forget that there are real people hiding beneath ‘Daenerys Targaryen’, ‘Jon Snow’ and ‘Cersei Lannister’. Often these actresses and actors have appeared in many other productions prior to their appearance on HBO’s most popular series. Take a look at the Game of Thrones cast, and see if you can find your favorite GoT character before they arrived in Westeros.
1. Jason Momoa As Jason (In 2003’s Baywatch) And As Khal Drogo (In GoT)
Jason Momoa is an American actor and model. In 1999, he won the Title of Hawaii Model of the Year, which won him a role on Baywatch Hawaii. He is best known for playing the role of Ronon Dex for four years on Stargate Atlantis.
In 2008, Momoa had reconstructive surgery after having his face slashed with a broken beer glass. His attacker is currently serving a five-year sentence.
He starred in Game of Thrones as Khal Drogo. He was the last actor cast for the pilot, although not the last announced. Throughout his tenure on the show, Momoa did not appear in the opening credits, instead receiving an “Also Starring” credit at the end of each episode in which he appeared.