Meet the cast of House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel series
The House of the Dragon cast is arguably a bit more recognisable from the off than the original show.
Dowager Queen Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke) chose to ignore the official wishes of the now-dead King Viserys I Targaryen (Paddy Considine) after she crowned their son King Aegon II Targaryen (Tom Glynn-Carney), convinced it is what her husband wished her to do.
In opposition, Viserys' eldest child is crowned as Queen Rhaenyra I Targaryen (Emma D'Arcy) who's currently married to her uncle Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith) - and the pair disagree on how to approach what comes next.
In the aftermath, the Dance of the Dragons begins in earnest.
Here is your guide to the cast of House of the Dragon.
House of the Dragon cast: Characters in Game of Thrones prequel
The following main cast members are confirmed for House of the Dragon.
- Paddy Considine as King Viserys I Targaryen
- Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen
- Olivia Cooke as Dowager Queen Alicent Hightower
- Emma D'Arcy as Queen Rhaenyra I Targaryen
- Rhys Ifans as Ser Otto Hightower
- Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon
- Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Targaryen
- Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria
- Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole
- Milly Alcock as young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen
- Emily Carey as young Lady Alicent Hightower
- Graham McTavish as Ser Harrold Westerling
- Matthew Needham as Lord Larys Strong
- Jefferson Hall as Lord Jason Lannister and Ser Tyland Lannister
- Harry Collett as Prince Jacaerys Velaryon
- Tom Glynn-Carney as King Aegon II Targaryen
- Ewan Mitchell as Prince Aemond Targaryen
- Bethany Antonia as Lady Baela Targaryen
- Phoebe Campbell as Lady Rhaena Targaryen
- Phia Saban as Queen Helaena Targaryen
We have more information on the cast of House of the Dragon below.
Paddy Considine plays King Viserys I Targaryen
Who is King Viserys I Targaryen? King Viserys is the warm-hearted king of the Seven Kingdoms and inherited the Iron Throne from his grandfather, King Jaehaerys, whose 50-year reign was defined by peace and prosperity. However, there is tension brewing around both Viserys' ascension to the throne and who his successor might be, which is causing factions to emerge and could lead to a significant conflict. Can King Viserys avoid a civil war within House Targaryen?
What else has Paddy Considine been in? Considine is known for his roles in films such as 24 Hour Party People, Cinderella Man, Hot Fuzz, The Bourne Ultimatum and The Death of Stalin. On the small screen, he has appeared in Channel 4's Red Riding, ITV's The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, BBC One's Peaky Blinders and Sky's The Third Day.
Matt Smith plays Prince Daemon Targaryen
Who is Prince Daemon Targaryen? Prince Daemon is the younger brother of King Viserys, who is formidable in battle but held back by his impulsive and, at times, reckless behaviour. Therefore, while he is technically the heir to the Iron Throne – as Viserys does not have a legitimate son – there is a strong feeling among many lords in Westeros that he should not be allowed to rule. He is often dubbed "The Rogue Prince". At the start of the series, Daemon is in a loveless marriage to Lady Rhea Royce of Runestone and has a paramour in the form of prostitute and dancer Mysaria. After the death of Lady Rhea, Daemon goes on to marry Lady Laena Velaryon and has two daughters: Lady Baela and Lady Rhaena.
What else has Matt Smith been in? Smith is probably best known for his stint as The Eleventh Doctor on the BBC's long-running sci-fi drama Doctor Who, during which time he also made cameos in The Sarah Jane Adventures and An Adventure in Space and Time. After leaving the role, Smith portrayed a young Prince Philip on Netflix's royal drama The Crown, while he has also taken film roles in Terminator Genisys, His House, Last Night in Soho and Morbius.
Olivia Cooke and Emily Carey play Queen Alicent Hightower
Who is Alicent Hightower? Lady Alicent is the daughter of Ser Otto Hightower. With her father serving as Hand to the King, she has spent much of her life in the royal household, during which time she developed a strong friendship with Princess Rhaenyra. However, that bond will be tested in the years to come and as the game of thrones grows more and more brutal, perhaps Alicent has the determination to win it. As Queen Consort of the Seven Kingdoms, Alicent is the mother of Prince Aegon, Princess Helaena and Prince Aemond.
What else has Olivia Cooke been in? Cooke's breakthrough performance came in Psycho prequel Bates Motel, where she played a childhood friend of the troubled Norman Bates. She later bagged film roles in horror films The Quiet Ones, Ouija and The Limehouse Golem, as well as Steven Spielberg blockbuster Ready Player One and Riz Ahmed's awards contender The Sound of Metal. She currently plays Sid Baker on Apple TV+ spy thriller Slow Horses.
What else has Emily Carey been in? Carey is best known for her roles as Grace Beauchamp in Casualty and in the BBC/Netflix series Get Even.
Emma D'Arcy and Milly Alcock play Queen Rhaenyra I Targaryen
Who is Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen? Princess Rhaenyra is the daughter of King Viserys, who hopes to become the first queen of the Seven Kingdoms when her father's reign ends. However, tradition dictates that only a male may rule, so it could prove difficult to get the Lords of Westeros to back this idea. Rhaenyra begins the series as a close friend of Lady Alicent Hightower, but the politics of the day will test their friendship.
What else has Emma D'Arcy been in? D'Arcy starred opposite Toni Collette in the BBC/Netflix co-production Wanderlust, before taking later roles in ITV's Wild Bill as well as Prime Video originals Hanna and Truth Seekers. On the big screen, they are known for British dramas Misbehaviour and Mothering Sunday.
What else has Milly Alcock been in? The Australian actress has appeared in Janet King, A Place to Call Home, Fighting Season, Pine Gap, Les Norton, The Gloaming, and Reckoning.
Rhys Ifans plays Ser Otto Hightower
Who is Ser Otto Hightower? Ser Otto holds the powerful appointed role of Hand of the King, serving as the closest adviser to Viserys and having the authority to make decisions in his name. He has a strong dislike of the King's brother, Daemon, and aims to keep him out of power by any means necessary. Ser Otto is also willing to use his daughter Alicent in his games.
What else has Rhys Ifans been in? Ifans is known for his film work in Notting Hill, Kevin & Perry Go Large, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Alice Through The Looking Glass. Marvel fans will know him as the supervillain Lizard, who first appeared in 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man and returned in last year's smash-hit No Way Home. On the small screen, he played Mycroft Holmes in the US drama Elementary and Gubby in Sky's Temple.
Steve Toussaint plays Lord Corlys Velaryon
Who is Lord Corlys Velaryon? Lord Corlys is the leader of the powerful and wealthy House Velaryon, whose legendary seafaring has resulted in him being known across Westeros as the "Sea Snake". House Velaryon is as old as House Targaryen and they have been joined in marriage through Corlys' union with Princess Rhaenys Targaryen. Lord Corlys is the Lord of the Driftmark and the Master of Ships on the Small Council for King Viserys. A defender of Prince Daemon's rights as heir and someone willing to go to war for the sake of his house, could Lord Corlys prove problematic for the King?
What else has Steve Toussaint been in? Toussaint has recently appeared in critically acclaimed dramas It's A Sin and Small Axe: Red White and Blue, with earlier projects including Our Girl, Death in Paradise, Lewis and Scott & Bailey.
Eve Best plays Princess Rhaenys Targaryen
Who is Princess Rhaenys Targaryen? Princess Rhaenys is the cousin of Viserys and Daemon, who married the wealthy adventurer Lord Corlys Velaryon. She has twice been in line for the throne, but on both occasions, she has been passed over in favour of a man, earning her the moniker of 'The Queen Who Never Was'. However, Princess Rhaenys has some insights for a young Princess Rhaenyra. Rhaenys is also the mother of Ser Laenor Velaryon and Lady Laena Velaryon, both of whom she is willing to use in forging new alliances through marriages.
What else has Eve Best been in? Best is known for playing Dr Eleanor O'Hara in the first five seasons of US drama Nurse Jackie, while she later appeared opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal in acclaimed miniseries The Honourable Woman. Most recently, she played headmistress Farah Dowling in Netflix's Fate: The Winx Saga. On the big screen, viewers may recognise her from a supporting role in Best Picture winner The King's Speech.
Fabien Frankel plays Lord Commander Ser Criston Cole
Who is Ser Criston Cole? Ser Criston is a skilled swordsman from the Dornish Marches and the bastard son of the steward to the Lord of Blackhaven. Criston's prowess with a sword earns him great fame and advancement in King's Landing and leads to him catching the eye of a young Princess Rhaenyra. However, as Ser Criston advances into being selected as one of the Kingsuard, it should be noted that such a role requires chastity, loyalty and honour. Will Ser Criston stay true to his vows?
What else has Fabien Frankel been in? Frankel played Dominique Renelleau in true crime drama The Serpent, starring Jenna Coleman.
Sonoya Mizuno plays Mysaria
Who is Mysaria? Mysaria is a former dancer and prostitute who has risen from her beginnings as a victim of slavery and trafficking to become Prince Daemon Targaryen's most trusted ally and paramour. At the conclusion of the first episode, Prince Daemon departs King's Landing on the back of his dragon Caraxes with Mysaria. After the end of their romance, Mysaria takes up a new line of work as a spymaster in King's Landing and is dubbed the "White Worm".
What else has Sonoya Mizuno been in? Mizuno is known for her collaborations with writer-director Alex Garland, having appeared in films Ex Machina and Annihilation, as well as the miniseries Devs. She has also appeared in Netflix cult favourite Maniac along with major box office hits La La Land, Beauty and the Beast, and Crazy Rich Asians.
Graham McTavish plays Lord Commander Ser Harrold Westerling
Who is Ser Harrold Westerling? Ser Harrold is a loyal and longstanding member of the Kingsguard and has served House Targaryen since the reign of King Visery's father, King Jaehaerys. Harrold is tasked with watching over and protecting Princess Rhaenyra. Ser Harrold later serves as Lord Commander of the Kingsguard until his resignation following the death of King Viserys I Targaryen.
What else has Graham McTavish been in? McTavish is best known for his role as the dwarf Dwalin in The Hobbit trilogy, but has also appeared in numerous television series such as Castlevania, Preacher and Outlander. He has also voice acted for the Uncharted video game series and co-wrote Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other with his Outlander co-star Sam Heughan.
Matthew Needham plays Lord Larys Strong
Who is Larys Strong? Larys is the second son of Lord Lyonel Strong and the younger brother of Ser Harwin Strong. A shrewd observer, Larys ingratiates himself with Queen Alicent's circle and soon shows his ambitions when he acts out. Later, Larys becomes the Lord of Harrenhal and the Master of Whisperers on the Small Council.
What else has Matthew Needham been in? Needham has appeared in the television series Endeavour and Sherlock in guest roles, as well as the film The Ritual.
Jefferson Hall plays Lord Jason Lannister and Ser Tyland Lannister
Who is Lord Jason Lannister? The Lord of Casterly Rock and the Warden of the West; a wealthy aristocrat.
Who is Ser Tyland Lannister? The twin brother of Lord Jason and a cunning politician on the Small Council who later serves as Master of Ships for King Viserys and then as Master of Coin for King Aegon II.
What else has Jefferson Hall been in? Hall has starred in Wizards vs Aliens, Vikings, Taboo, Silent Witness, Devs, and the 2018 film Halloween.
Harry Collet and Leo Hart play Prince Jacaerys Velaryon
Who is Prince Jacaerys Velaryon? The eldest son and heir of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and, officially, Ser Laenor Velaryon. Suspected to be the bastard son of Ser Harwin Strong. Jacaerys is nicknamed "Jace". A dragonrider, Jacaerys' mount is the dragon Vermax. Upon his mother's ascension to the throne, Jacaerys is named Prince of Dragonstone.
What else has Harry Collet been in? Collet is best known for his role in Casualty as Oliver Hide and a role in the film Dolittle.
Leo Hart portrays a young Prince Jacaerys Velaryon.
Tom Glynn-Carney and Ty Tennant play King Aegon II Targaryen
Who is Prince Aegon Targaryen? The eldest son of King Viserys I Targaryen from his marriage to Queen Alicent Hightower. A lustful prince, Aegon comes to accept the power that his mother craves for him. Aegon is a dragonrider and his mount is the dragon Sunfyre. As an adult, Aegon is married to his sister Helaena and they have children together. After his father's death, Aegon is crowned King on the Iron Throne.
What else has Ty Tennant been in? Tennant has had roles in Doom Patrol, War of the Worlds, and Tolkien.
What else has Tom Glynn-Carney been in? Glynn-Carney has had roles in the films Dunkirk, The King and Tolkien, whilst also having television roles in The Last Post, Domina, and SAS: Rogue Heroes.
Ewan Mitchell and Leo Ashton play Prince Aemond Targaryen
Who is Prince Aemond Targaryen? The second son of King Viserys I Targaryen and Queen Alicent Hightower. Aemond longs for a dragon of his own and is obsessed with obtaining one, eventually gaining the large dragon Vhagar but loses an eye in a clash with Prince Lucerys Velaryon. Aemond grows up to be a capable warrior and politician.
What else has Ewan Mitchell been in? Mitchell is best known for his role as Osferth in The Last Kingdom but has also had roles in Trigger Point, World on Fire, and The Halycon.
Leo Ashton plays a young Prince Aemond Targaryen.
Bethany Antonia and Shani Smethurst play Lady Baela Targaryen
Who is Lady Baela Targaryen?The daughter of Prince Daemon Targaryen and Lady Laena Velaryon. Baela is a dragonrider and her mount is Moondancer. As an adult, Baela is betrothed to her step-brother Prince Jacaerys Velaryon.
What else has Bethany Antonia been in? Antonia has appeared in two Netflix series, Get Even and Stay Close.
Shani Smethurst portrays a young Lady Baela Targaryen.
Phoebe Campbell and Eva Ossei-Gerning play Lady Rhaena Targaryen
Who is Lady Rhaena Targaryen? The daughter of Prince Daemon Targaryen and Lady Laena Velaryon. Rhaena longs for a dragon of her own. As an adult, Rhaena is betrothed to her step-brother Prince Lucerys Velaryon.
What else has Phoebe Campbell been in? Campbell has had roles in Midsomer Murders, Home from Home, and The Last Dragonslayer.
Eva Ossei-Gerning portrays a young Lady Baela Targaryen.
Phia Saban and Evie Allen play Queen Helaena Targaryen
Who is Princess Helaena Targaryen? The daughter of King Viserys I Targaryen and Queen Alicent Hightower, Princess Helaena is a thoughtful and gentle figure in King's Landing. Helaena is a dragonrider and her mount is Dreamfyre. As an adult, Helaena continues to speak in prophecies and marries her brother Aegon, having his children and later his Queen Consort.
What else has Phia Saban been in? Phia Saban has also starred in the historical drama The Last Kingdom.
Evie Allen portrays a young Princess Helaena Targaryen.
Sian Brooke plays Queen Aemma Arryn
Who is Queen Aemma Arryn? Queen Aemma is the consort of King Viserys I Targaryen and the mother of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. At the start of the series, Queen Aemma is heavily pregnant with who she hopes will be the male heir to King Viserys. Queen Aemma is of House Arryn of the Vale but is also descended from House Targaryen herself. At the end of the first episode, Queen Aemma has died after a brutal childbirth.
What else has Sian Brooke been in? British actress Sian Brooke is best known for her role as Eurus Holmes in Sherlock opposite Benedict Cumberbatch but has also had roles in Doctor Foster, The Moorside, Good Omens, Trying, Stephen and No Return.
Gavin Spokes plays Lord Lyonel Strong
Who is Lord Lyonel Strong? The honest and down-to-earth Lord of Harrenhal and the Master of Laws in the Small Council of King Viserys I Targaryen. Lord Lyonel is the father of two sons, Ser Harwin and Larys. Lord Lyonel later serves as the Hand of the King until his death in a fire at Harrenhal.
What else has Gavin Spokes been in? Spokes has appeared in numerous television series, including ITV drama The Ipcress File, Hitmen, Casualty, and Holby City.
John Macmillan, Theo Nate and Matthew Carver play Ser Laenor Velaryon
Who is Ser Laenor Velaryon? Ser Laenor is the son and heir of Lord Corlys Velaryon and Princess Rhaenys Targaryen. Ser Laenor is set to inherit the Driftmark and the title Lord of the Tides. Due to his powerful blood ties and future inheritance, Ser Laenor is an ideal husband for Princess Rhaenyra but his sexuality means they can only ever love each other platonically.
What else has John Macmillan been in? Macmillan, who portrays an older Ser Laenor, is best known for his roles in Mitchell and Webb sitcom Back, Critical, Famalam, Hang Ups, and Chewing Gum.
What else has Theo Nate been in? Nate, who plays Ser Laenor as a young adult, previously appeared in the BBC prison drama series Time.
Matthew Carver portrays Ser Laenor Velaryon as a child.
Bill Paterson plays Lord Lyman Beesbury
Who is Lord Lyman Beesbury? The experienced Lord of Honeyholt and the Master of Coin on King Viserys' small council. Lord Beesbury goes on to become one of the longest-running advisors to the King.
What else has Bill Paterson been in? The veteran Scottish actor has appeared in numerous films and television series including: Comfort and Joy; Auf Wiedersehen, Pet; Truly, Madly, Deeply; Wives and Daughters; Sea of Souls; Amazing Grace; Miss Potter; Little Dorrit; Doctor Who; Outlander; Fleabag; Inside No. 9; Good Omens; and Brassic.
David Horovitch plays Grand Maester Mellos
Who is Grand Maester Mellos? A member of the Small Council and a long-running advisor to House Targaryen of moderate political leanings.
What else has David Horovitch been in? The English actor is best known for his role as Inspector Slack in Miss Marple. Horovitch's other television roles include Thriller, The New Avengers, Prince Regent, Piece of Cake, Bulman, Hold the Back Page, Boon, Love Hurts, Peak Practice, Foyle's War, The Second Coming, Deceit and Casualty.
Julian Lewis Jones plays Lord Boremund Baratheon
Who is Lord Boremund Baratheon? The Lord of Storm's End, Lord Paramount of the Strormlands and a nobleman who swore to protect Princess Rhaenyra. A cousin of Princess Rhaenys Targaryen.
What else has Julian Lewis Jones been in? The Welsh actor is best known for his television roles in Where the Heart Is, Caerdydd, The Tudors and Stella. He has also had small film roles in blockbusters such as Justice League.
Steffan Rhodri plays Lord Hobert Hightower
Who is Lord Hobert Hightower? The older brother of Ser Otto Hightower, the uncle of Alicent Hightower, and the ruler of Oldtown.
What else has Steffan Rhodri been in? The Welsh actor is best known for his roles as Dave Coaches in Gavin & Stacey and as Reg Cattermole in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.
Wil Johnson plays Ser Vaemond Velaryon
Who is Ser Vaemond Velaryon? The younger brother of Lord Corlys Velaryon and a commander in the Velaryon navy joins his brother in his war in the Stepstones. Ser Vaemond is a fierce advocate of the importance of Velaryon blood and it brings him into conflict with Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.
What else has Wil Johnson been in? Johnson is also known for his roles in Waking the Dead, Cracker, Holby City, and his role as Dom Andrews in Emmerdale from 2012 to 2014.
Daniel Scott-Smith plays Craghas Drahar/ "The Crabfeeder"
Who is Craghas Drahar? Dubbed "The Crabfeeder" due to his torture techniques, Drahar is a Prince-Admiral from Myr who represents the Triarchy and is seeking to conquer the islands known as the Stepstones and comes into conflict with Prince Daemon and House Velaryon. The war-mongerer suffers from Greyscale.
What else has Daniel Scott-Smith been in? Scott-Smtih is a stage performer and has appeared in productions of The Invitation, Hamlet, Common, Red Nose, In Extremis, and Sweeney Todd, along with television shows Amazon television series Jungle and the film Men in Black: International.
Ryan Corr plays Ser Harwin Strong
Who is Ser Harwin Strong? Known as "Breakbones", Ser Harwin Strong is noted as the strongest Knight in the Seven Kingdoms and is the heir to Harrenhal. Ser Harwin has a liking for Princess Rhaenyra and also serves in the City Watch of King's Landing. Ser Harwin is rumoured to be the biological father of Princess Rhaenyra's children.
What else has Ryan Corr been in? The Australian actor is best known for his roles in the Aussie series Packed to the Rafters and Love Child, along with roles in the films The Wolf Creek, The Water Diviner and Holding the Man.
Nanna Blondell, Savannah Steyn and Nova Fouellis-Mose play Lady Laena Velaryon
Who is Lady Laena Velaryon? The daughter of Lord Corlys Velaryon and Princess Rhaenys Targaryen, the sister of Ser Laenor Velaryon and, later, the second wife of Prince Daemon Targaryen and the mother of his two daughters, Lady Baela and Lady Rhaena Targaryen. Laena is a dragonrider whose mount is the largest living dragon in the world, Vhagar.
What else has Savannah Steyn been in? Steyn has starred in Sky’s Intergalactic and A Discovery of Witches.
What else has Nanna Blondell been in? The Swedish actress has appeared in the series Partisan and the film Black Widow and has starred in many Swedish television shows including Irene Huss and Hassel.
Nova Fouellis-Mose portrays Lady Laena Velaryon as a child.
Solly McLeod plays Ser Joffrey Lonmouth
Who is Ser Joffrey Lonmouth? A knight dubbed "The Knight of Kisses" who serves House Velaryon and is the lover of Ser Laenor Velaryon until his death at the hands of Ser Criston Cole.
What else has Solly McLeod been in? McLeod has starred in Outlander, The Rising and will soon be seen in ITV's Tom Jones.
Rachel Redford plays Lady Rhea Royce
Who is Lady Rhea Royce? The estranged first wife of Prince Daemon Targaryen and the heiress to Runestone in the Vale of Arryn. Daemon refers to her as his "bronze b***h".
What else has Rachel Redford been in? Redford has also appeared in the series Shadow and Bone and Gap Year.
Owen Oakeshott plays Ser Gerold Royce
Who is Ser Gerold Royce? The cousin of Lady Rhea Royce who has a bone to pick with Prince Daemon following her death.
What else has Owen Oakeshott been in? Oakeshott has also appeared in The Elder and The Upside of Anger.
Elliot Grihault and Harvey Salder play Prince Lucerys Velaryon
Who is Prince Lucerys Velaryon? The second son of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and, officially, Ser Laenor Velaryon. Suspected to be the bastard son of Ser Harwin Strong. Lucerys is nicknamed "Luke". A dragonrider, Lucerys' mount is the dragon Arrax.
Harvey Sadler portrays Prince Lucerys Velaryon as a child, while Elliot Grihault portrays him as a young adult.
Arty Froushan plays Ser Qarl Correy
Who is Ser Qarl Correy? A self-made knight who made his name fighting in the Stepstones, Ser Qarl is the companion and lover of Ser Laenor Velaryon.
What else has Arty Froushan been in? The British-Iranian actor has also appeared in Strike Back, Carnival Row and Knightfall.
Dean Nolan plays Prince Reggio Haratis
Who is Prince Reggio Haratis? The Prince of Pentos who seeks an alliance with Prince Daemon Targaryen against the Triarchy.
What else has Dean Nolan been in? Nolan has also appeared the films Pan and London Road.
Kurt Egyiawan plays Grand Maester Orwyle
Who is Grand Maester Orwyle? The Grand Maester who served under and replaced Grand Maester Mellos, Orwyle sits on the Small Council.
What else has Kurt Egyiawan been in? Egyiawan has also appeared in Skyfall, Pan, The Exorcist TV series and Slow Horses.
Paul Kennedy plays Lord Jasper Wylde/"Ironrod"
Who is Lord Jasper Wylde? The Lord of the Rain House and Head of House Wylde, known as "Ironrod". A member of the Small Council serving as Master of Laws and who is loyal to the Greens.
What else has Paul Kennedy been in? Kennedy has also appeared in Renegades, Marcella, Death and Nightingales, and The Frankenstein Chronicles.
Phil Daniels plays Maester Gerardys
Who is Maester Gerardys? One of the maesters of the Citadel in Oldtown who now serves Queen Rhaenyra I Targaryen.
What else has Phil Daniels been in? Phil Daniels is best known for his iconic lead role in the film Quadrophenia and also for his turn as Kevin Wicks in EastEnders. Daniels has also appeared in The Class of Miss MacMichael, Breaking Glass, New Tricks and Rock & Chips.
Luke Tittensor plays Ser Arryk Cargyll
Who is Ser Arryk Cargyll? A knight of the Kinsguard who serves in King's Landing alongside his identical twin brother, Ser Erryk. Ser Arryk sides with the Greens in the civil war.
What else has Luke Tittensor been in? Luke is best known for his role as Daz Eden in Emmerdale from 2003 to 2009, along with roles in Shameless season 1, Waterloo Road, Casualty, Holby City, Our World War, and Moving On.
Elliott Tittensor plays Ser Erryk Cargyll
Who is Ser Erryk Cargyll? A knight of the Kinsguard who serves in King's Landing alongside his identical twin brother, Ser Arryk. Ser Erryk later aligns with the cause of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and the Blacks.
What else has Elliott Tittensor been in? Elliott is best known for his role as Carl Gallagher in Shameless, along with roles in the series Moving On, Chasing Shadows, Reg, and Silent Witness, as well as parts in the films Spike Island and Dunkirk.
Paul Hickey plays Lord Allun Caswell
Who is Lord Allun Caswell? The Lord of Bitterbridge and head of House Caswell, Lord Allun Caswell is loyal to Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen - to his ruin.
What else has Paul Hickey been in? Hickey has starred in The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Whitechapel, Father Ted, Doctor Who, and Red Rock.
Alexis Raben plays Talya
Who is Talya? The lady-in-waiting to Queen Alicent Hightower and a spy for Mysaria, the White Worm.
What else has Alexis Raben been in? The Russian-born actress has appeared in Banshees, Krypton, and played Xela in Game of Thrones season 5 episode 5, The Bells. Raben is married to co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik.
Nicholas Jones plays Lord Bartimos Celtigar
Who is Lord Bartimos Celtigar? The Lord of Claw Isle and the head of House Celtigar, Lord Bartimos is an ally of Dragonstone and Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. House Celtigar is also of the blood of Old Valyria but does not possess dragons.
What else has Nicholas Jones been in? A renowned character actor on stage and screen, Jones is best known for his television roles as Captain Triggers in the 1970s WWI drama Wings and as Jeremy Aldermarten QC in the legal drama Kavanagh QC.
Max Wrottesley plays Ser Lorent Marbrand
Who is Ser Lorent Marbrand? A sworn knight of the Kingsguard under King Viserys I Targaryen, Ser Lorent is loyal to Queen Rhaenyra I Targaryen and becomes a member of her Queensguard.
What else has Max Wrottesley been in? Wrottesley has also had roles in Open Grave, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Love Me Do.
Roger Evans plays Lord Borros Baratheon
Who is Lord Borros Baratheon? The son of Lord Boremund Baratheon, the Lord of Storm's End, and the Lord Paramount of the Stormlandss. Lord Borros is a desirable ally in any war for the Iron Throne. Notably, Borros did not swear fealty to Rhaenyra as his father did.
What else has Roger Evans been in? Evans has also starred in The Crown, The Legend of Tarzan, and Svengali.
Supporting cast members of House of the Dragon
Other cast members in House of the Dragon are as follows.
- Michael Carter as King Jaehaerys I Targaryen - The late grandfather of King Viserys I Targaryen, referred to as the Old King, he reigned over a peaceful kingdom for over half a century.
- Garry Cooper as Lord Commander Ser Ryam Redwyne - Lord Commander of the Kingsguard under Jaehaerys I Targaryen.
- Anthony Flanagan as Ser Steffon Darklyn - A member of the Kingsguard of King Viserys I Targaryen.
So, there are lots of cast members for you to get your head around.
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