10 TV Shows 'Game of Thrones' Alumni Moved To When Their Time In Westeros Came To An End
The benefit of Game of Thrones' large cast of talented actors is that, while the HBO series tends to kill them off, it's not too hard to find them again. Most Game of Thrones actors have moved on to other TV shows. The biggest difference, of course, is the costumes. Seeing your Westeros faves in the garb of a whole different world may be a little strange at first, but it's ultimately like getting a visit from an old friend.
It's also reassuring for any present or future developments. Because believe you me, in the harrowing event that Jon Snow really is dead, I'm going to need reassurance that I'll see Kit Harington on my television again. The fact that so many shows now feature Game of Thrones alumni helps with the pain of that possibility. Though I guess it's a little bit unfair of us to flip out about one character's death when so many have come before him. Not that I'm judging, but it just goes to show that no matter what happens, we'll be OK!
If you're worried about your favorites or looking to see some of the gang one more time, here are some shows that Game of Thrones alumni have moved on to, safe and sound.
Was casting Cat Stark on a show with this title some kind of sick joke to fans waiting on Lady Stoneheart? I'm not convinced it wasn't. Michelle Fairley was also on Suits with current Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill (Lord Varys), as well as 24: Live Another Day.
Gethin Anthony, who played Renly Baratheon in the early seasons, is completely different as Charles Manson. Or is he?
You can catch Robert Baratheon, who was played by Mark Addy, as Hercules.
Richard Madden went from the Red Wedding to the Gold Rush in this Western series.
Ned Stark is coming to TNT again. Sean Bean returns to this series as the Jason Bourne-esque character Martin Odum. You can also see him in the upcoming miniseries The Frankenstein Chronicles along with Kate Dickie, who played Lysa Arryn on Game of Thrones.
Apparently, all the cool kids are watching this British series on PBS, and you can catch Noah Taylor, who played the Northern villain Locke, in Season 2.
I barely remember Daenerys Targaryen's nasty brother Viserys, but Harry Lloyd was on this WWII series about the race to create a nuclear bomb. He also appeared on Wolf Hall.
You may have caught Nonso Anozie, who played Xaro Xhoan Daxos of Qarth, chumming it up with Richard Madden in Cinderella or on the cancelled Dracula series. However, he most recently starred on Spike's Egyptian miniseries.
Pedro Pascal, who met a horrifying end as Oberyn Martell, has moved on to this criminal Netflix series.
When Rose Leslie first showed up on Game of Thrones as Jon Snow's true love Ygritte, most of us remembered her from Downton Abbey. She has moved on again and will now appear on the fourth season of the BBC's Luther.
It's not a television show, but who isn't excited for Khal Drogo under the sea? Jason Momoa will appear as the hero first in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice next Spring.