16 Game of Thrones Actors You Wouldn’t Recognize Without Makeup


The Game of Thrones TV series has received 38 Emmy Awards and they have become the most expensive TV project in the genre of fantasy. Game of Thrones has become so popular that people have even started naming their babies after the characters of the show. And so many young actors have become famous thanks to their parts in this TV series. But some of them had to work with layers and layers of makeup on their faces.

we decided to compare the looks of 16 characters of the show with the real life looks of the actors performing them. The difference is really drastic, see for yourself.

Shireen Baratheon — Kerry Ingram

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The Night King — Richard Brake

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Leaf — Kae Alexander

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Osha — Natalia Tena

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Septa Unella — Hannah Waddingham

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Wun Wun — Ian Whyte

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Sandor ’The Hound’ Clegane — Rory McCann

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Gregor Clegane — Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

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Yara Greyjoy — Gemma Whelan

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Beric Dondarrion — Richard Dormer

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Benjen Stark — Joseph Mawle

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Khal Drogo — Jason Momoa

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Mance Rayder — Ciarán Hinds

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Brienne of Tarth — Gwendoline Christie

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Styr — Yuri Kolokolnikov

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White Walker — Ross Mullan

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Sometimes the makeup on a character can make the face of a real actor or actress unrecognizable. Don’t you think so? Tell us in the comment section below.

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