What a shame! In the scene in which “Jon Snow” and “Ygritte” (Rose Leslie) get it on, fans caught a glimpse of “Jon’s” bum. However, it wasn’t actually his, he had a bum-double.
Lena Headey, who plays "Cersei Lennister” and her character’s brother "Tyrion Lennister” (played by Peter Dinklage) have been friends for a long time and it was Peter who helped Lena get cast.
"Rob Stark’s” beautiful wife "Talisa Stark” is played by Oona Chaplin, who is Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter.
Michelle Fairley, who plays "Catelyn Stark", played "Hermione Granger’s” mother in “Harry Potter".
Iwan Rhein actually wanted to play “Jon Snow”, but was cast as gruesome “Ramsay Bolton” instead.
Jack Gleeson, who plays Joffrey Baratheon, received a letter from “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin congratulating him on his performance!
Emilia Clarke (“Daenerys Targaryen”) was covered in masses of fake blood after shooting a scene in which she eats a (fake) horse’s heart. In fact, she was covered in so much that she became stuck to a toilet seat during a filming break.
Alfie, who plays “Theon Graufreud”, has a famous sister. Can you guess who? It’s Lily Allen! She even dedicated a song to him, titled “Alfie”.
Natalie Dormer, who plays the beautiful “Margaery Tyrell”, only reads as much of the screenplay as she needs to play her character. She then watches the finished episode like everyone else on TV and so doesn’t want to know all the plot twists before she watches it.
The horse that Charles Dance’s character Tywin Lannister disembowels is real! He was taught how to do it by a butcher the day before the scene was shot.
Harry Lloyd, who plays "Viserys Targaryen", is the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens!