The Marvel Cinematic Universe is full of some of the most iconic actors in Hollywood. This includes a few Game of Thrones alumni. Marvel and Game of Thrones both feature an extensive universe of characters.
In some cases, the worlds have combined, with actors jumping from the HBO series into the Marvel franchise (including both TV and movies). 23 actors have appeared as Marvel characters and Game of Thrones characters. Let’s take a look at them:
1. Sophie Turner, who was 13 when she started playing Sansa Stark in “Game of Thrones”, later became a part of “X-Men: Apocalypse” as Jean Grey.
Sansa Stark ( Sophie Turner) in the GOT finale
2. Natalie Dormer was Margaery Tyrell’s character on HBO and appeared as Private Lorraine in “Captain America: The First Avenger”.
3. Peter Dinklage played Tyrion, the youngest Lannister brother, on “Game of Thrones” over eight seasons. He then joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe to play Eitri in “Avengers: Infinity War.”
However, Dinklage also played BolivarTrask in “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”
4. Loras Tyrell was brother of Margaery Tyrell’s character on HBO. Finn Jones played the role of Danny Rand, aka Iron Fist, on Netflix’s Marvel series, “Iron Fist,” Luke Cage, and “The Defenders.”
5. Iwan Rheon, also known as Ramsay Bolton to Game of Thrones fans, was a star on “Inhumans”, as Maximus.
6. Jessica Henwick was a star alongside Jones on Marvel’s Netflix series and appeared as Colleen Wing in “Game of Thrones” with Nymeria Sand.
7. Ed Skrein briefly appeared on GOT as Daario Naharis, then played the character of Francis Freeman in “Deadpool.”
8. Clive Russell played Brynden Tully in “Game of Thrones” while Tyr commanded the Asgardian army in “Thor: The Dark World.”
9. Joseph Gatt was Then Warg in “Game of Thrones” while Frost Giant Grundroth played Then Warg in “Thor.”
10. Adewale Akinnuoye–Agbaje was Malko. He is the captain of a slave ship in GOT and Algrim/ Kurse in Thor (The Dark World).
11. Richard Brake was the Night King in seasons four and five of Game of Thrones and served as Einherjar lieutenant for “Thor: The Dark World.”
12. Enzo Cilenti was a Yezzan zo Qaggaz slave trader from Yunkai who joined “Game of Thrones”, and was a watchtower guard for “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
13. James Faulkner was Randyll Tarly in “Game of Thrones”; he was a Swiss bank manager on “X-Men First Class”.
14. Ralph Ineson was the Dagmer Cleftjaw in “Game of Thrones” as well as a Ravager pilot on “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
15. Hannah John-Kamen was Ornela, a Dosh Khaleen member who meets Daenerys Targaryen. As Ghost, Ava Starr, she joined the MCU to play the role of Ghost in “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”
16. Chuku Modu was Aggo, a Dothraki warlord, on “Game of Thrones”, and made a cameo appearance in “Captain Marvel”, as Soh-Larr (a Kree scout).
17. Maisie Williams, who was born on-screen and played Arya Stark in “Game of Thrones,” played Rahne Sinclair aka Wolfsbane on “The New Mutants.”
18. Harry Lloyd, who played Daenerys Targaryen’s brother Viserys Targaryen, portrays Charles Xavier in Legion.
19. Ciaran hinds was Mance Rayder in “Game of Thrones” while technically he was a Marvel character “Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance”.
20. Richard E. Grant was Izembaro in “Game of Thrones” while starring as Zander Rice on “Logan.”
21. Conan Stevens was Gregor Clegane in two episodes of “Game of Thrones”, but he made his film debut with “Man-Thing.”
22. David Bradley, the evil Walder Frey from “Game of Thrones”, is well-known. However, he briefly appears in “Captain America” as the church guard protecting the Tesseract of Norway.
23. Richard Madden played Rob Stark (The King Of The North) in GOT. From there, he also joined the team of GOT actors who jumped to Marvel’s ‘Eternals’.
24. Kit Harington, aka Jon Snow in GOT. And then jumped universe to join Marvel’s lThe Eternals’.