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7 Game Of Thrones Actors Who Also Appeared In Harry Potter


Harry Potter and Game of Thrones: two already legendary franchises adored by millions, based on equally influential book series by two extremely talented authors. These masterpieces, however, have touching points in more than just their epicness and timelessness: there are several actors who appeared in both projects and played a big part in making the Harry Potter movies and the GoT series truly come to life. Let’s take a look at who they are.

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Warning: potential spoilers ahead!

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1. Catelyn Stark

The fierce mother wolf was played by the wonderful Michelle Fairley. Catelyn fought hard to protect her children from harm until her own tragic end.

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Hermione’s mother

You might not have made the connection, but Michelle Fairley portrayed the character of Mrs. Granger, Hermione’s muggle mom!

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2. The King-Beyond-the-Wall

Mance Rayder, played by Ciarán Hinds, was once a brother of the Night’s Watch and a Southerner, but that didn’t stop him from becoming one with the Free Folk north of the wall.

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Aberforth Dumbledore

Ciarán Hinds portrays Aberforth Dumbledore, Albus Dumbledore’s younger brother in the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 where he played a crucial part in helping Harry, Ron, and Hermione get into Hogwarts.

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3. Grand Maester Pycelle

A slimy, double-crossing advisor to some of the evilest royals in Westeros, Julian Glover also made Pycelle get under your skin.

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Aragog the giant spider

In the Harry Potter movie one doesn’t see Glover but sure hears him as the voice of Aragog, Hagrid’s childhood pet now living in the Forbidden Forest with his large family.

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4. Dickon Tarly

Playing a relatively small part in the show, Freddie Stroma does a great job at portraying the younger brother of Samwell Tarly.

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Cormac McLaggen

Freddie delivered a short but remembered appearance on the Hogwarts quidditch pitch as Cormac McLaggen, a Gryffindor player.

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5. Lord Walder Frey

David Bradley once again proves his talent in portraying seedy, awkward characters: Lord Frey is the one who sets up the Red Wedding in order to pay back Robb Stark for betraying the oath to marry one of his daughters.

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Argus Filch

Who could forget David Bradley’s portrayal of Argus Filch, the Hogwarts caretaker who couldn’t become a wizard so he spent his life taking it out on the kids?

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6. Osha

Natalia Tena plays Osha, the wildling who originally tries to kidnap Bran but then somehow manages to become an advisor and protector to the young Stark boys.

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Nymphadora Tonks

In Harry Potter, Tena brought a lot of charm and humor to the unforgettable character of young auror Nymphadora Tonks.

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7. Dagmer Cleftjaw

Ralph Ineson had the honor of playing one of the most hated characters on Game of Thrones who has a big part in the taking of Winterfell and all the atrocities that follow.

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Amycus Carrow

In a similar fashion, Ralph Ineson portrays death eater Amycus Carrow.

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