These Game Of Thrones Actors Were All Replaced - And None Of Us Even Noticed

  • Daario Naharis was initially played by the English actor Ed Skrein, who had to leave the cast to play in Transporter…
  • He was replaced by Dutchman Michiel Huisman in season 4.
  • The ‘Night King’ looked like this in seasons 4 and 5, he was then played by the actor Richard Brake…
  • But since season 6, Slovak actor and stuntman Vladimir Furdik took over the torch.
  • The character of Beric Dondarrion, the man with multiple lives offered by the Lord of Light, was played by David Michael Scott in season 1…

You may not have known it, but the cast of Game of Thrones has evolved a lot over the years…

Game of Thrones is the most famous series on the planet, and for good reason, its exciting story and its actors have created countless fans.

‘Darrin syndrome’

As in many series or films, Game of Thrones decided to change actors along the way. This is what is called ‘Darrin syndrome’ in reference to Samantha's change of husband in Bewitched.

Game of Thrones also decided to separate from certain actors, and not necessarily by choice. Replacements are generally carried out because of the availability of people or simply for economic reasons.

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In the series, some changes had no impact, for example the character of Leaf, a Child of the Forest. On the other hand, others were more noticeable, notably Daario or The Mountain.

Here is a look back at all the changes in actors in Game of Thrones.

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