The women of Game Of Thrones in real life

Carice Van Houten

We don’t know about you, but we are dying to see what the characters from Game of Thrones look like in real life. With winter on its way, and the new season upon us, let’s celebrate all the women on the show, and see what they look like in real life, compared to their characters as the seasons have progressed. You’ll be surprised at how many of them are really friends in real life too, and that warms our heart. You might not recognize some of the characters without their luscious locks and hair gel and makeup, these photos are a lot of fun. We even love how some of the co-stars have found love on the show and the incredible relationships they have forged all these years on. With all the excitement over the coming series, take a look at these wonder women.

Carice Van Houten

Carice Van Houten is an acclaimed Dutch actress, who has won many awards for her talents. In Game of Thrones Van Houten played the role of Melisandre of Asshai. Speaking of her role she said “I’m [Stannis’] right hand. I manipulate him. I take the decisions for him almost. I wouldn’t say I’m a very sympathetic character. I have a great wig, great red hair. I hope I did it right”.

Carice Van Houten

There are many wigs used on set, and among the 30 or so hair pieces that the characters’ wear, they can cost up to $7,000 each! She is amazing in her wig we wonder if she misses it off set.

Gwendoline Christie

British actress and model Gwendoline Christie won the fans over in Game of Thrones, and became a show favorite depicting the character Brienne of Tarth. When choosing the right actress for the part, the director stated: “We looked at a dozen actresses who were reading for Brienne, and one actress who WAS Brienne.”

Gwendoline Christie

Since the show, she has also featured in in the new Star Wars trilogy, playing Captain Phasma, also in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Christie has also made appearances in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and The Hunger Games.

Natalie Dormer

Natalie is a British actress, and plays the role of Margaery Tyrell in Game Of Thrones, starting from season 2. Speaking of her character she stated: “I find, about Margaery: ‘Oh, she’s another malicious, calculating character who’s after the Throne.’”

Natalie Dormer

Before the show, she was an actress in her own right, starring as Anne Boleyn in the very acclaimed program The Tudors. She was also in The Hunger Games last two films. In the show, she wears a brown wig, however in real life, she actually has blonde hair. She is stunning both on screen and in real life.

Kerry Ingram

Kerry Ingram plays Princess Shireen Baratheon in the show. She appeared in the third, fourth, and fifth seasons until her untimely death, which fans were in uproar about. Ingram started her career in musical theater when she was nine. She won the Laurence Olivier Award for her role as “Matilda” in Matilda the Musical.

Kerry Ingram

She also has a small part in the renowned film Les Misérables. Speaking of her final scene, she stated: “It was such a different experience, nothing I’ve ever done before. And yeah, I was sad when the scene finished filming. I wish I could do it again.”

Nell Tiger Free

Many of the fans were heartbroken and truly mourned for the death of princess Myrcella Baratheon when she was killed off the show. English actress Nell Tiger Free, who played Myrcella in the HBO series truly wowed over viewers with her role.

Nell Tiger Free

The English actress has also released an album called Long Drives and Sunsets, which is comprised of five alternative/indie tracks. She used to date her fellow co-star Dean Charles Chapman.