Geek Connections: DOCTOR WHO and GAME OF THRONES - UPDATE

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Do you know all the actors who have been in both Doctor Who and Game of Thrones?...


Mark Gatiss
Played Professor Richard Lazarus in the 2007 Doctor Who story The Lazarus Experiment, and appeared as Tycho Nestoris in Game of Thrones.


David Bradley
As well as portraying William Hartnell in An Adventure in Space and Time, David Bradley also played Solomon in Dinosaurs on a Spaceship, and appeared as Walder Frey in Game of Thrones.


Julian Glover
Glover appeared as Grand Maester Pycelle in Game of Thrones, as well as playing Richard The Lionheart (The Crusade) and Count Scarlioni (City of Death) in Doctor Who.


Harry Lloyd
Back in the two part Doctor Who story Human Nature/The Family of Blood, Harry Lloyd played Baines. One hair dye later he's Viserys Targaryen in Game of Thrones.


Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Also appearing in Human Nature/The Family of Blood, Thomas Brodie-Sangster played Tim Latimer. He then turned up in Game of Thrones as Jojen Reed.


Liam Cunningham
As well as coming very close to playing the Eighth Doctor in the TV Movie, Liam Cunningham played Captain Zhukov in Cold War, as well as Davos Seaworth in Game of Thrones.


Tobias Menzies
Another actor who was in Cold War, where he played Lieutenant Stepashin, and you'll also see Tobias Menzies in Game of Thrones playing Edmure Tully.


Iain Glen
He was Father Octavian in The Time Of The Angels/Flesh And Stone, and plays Ser Jorah Mormont in Game of Thrones.


Mark Killeen
He had a small role as a German Officer in Let's Kill Hitler, and struck out with Daenerys Targaryen as Mero on Game of Thrones.


Tony Way
He played Alf in Deep Breath, and Dontos Hollard in Game of Thrones


Ben Compton
Ross in Into The Dalek, and Dolorous Edd Tollett in Game of Thrones


Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Played Master Quayle in Robot of Sherwood, and Mace Tyrell in Game of Thrones.


Lucian Msamati
He played Guido in The Vampires of Venice, and Sallahador Saan in Game of Thrones.


Robert Pugh
Played Tony Mack in Cold Blood/The Hungry Earth, and Craster in Game of Thrones


Diana Rigg
You've seen her as Mrs. Gillyflower in The Crimson Horror, and Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones.


Joe Dempsie
He played Cline in The Doctor's Daughter, and Gendry in Game of Thrones


Tim Plester
He was the Chief Servant in A Christmas Carol, and played Walder Rivers in Game of Thrones.


Ian Hanmore
Father Angelo in Tooth and Claw, and Pyat Pree in Game of Thrones.


Ron Donachie
Another Tooth and Claw guest star, Ron Donachie played Steward, as well as Rodrik Cassel in Game of Thrones.


Jamie Sives
He played Captain Reynolds, making him the third Tooth and Claw guest star on this list, as well as portraying Jory Cassel in Game of Thrones.


Maisie Williams
Recently announced, Ayra Stark from Game of Thrones will be guest starring in Doctor Who series 9.

Also linking the two:
  • Burn Gorman played Karl Tanner in Game of Thrones and Owen Harper in Torchwood.
  • Indira Varma played Suzie Costello in Torchwood and Ellaria Sand in Game of Thrones.
  • Finn Jones played Loras Tyrell in Game of Thrones and appeared as Santiago Jones in The Sarah Jane Adventures.
UPDATE Sept 9th


Richard E Grant
It has been reported that the Great Intelligence is headed to Westeros for Season 6 of Game of Thrones. Grant has a long association with Doctor Who, he played the Tenth Doctor in The Curse of Fatal Death and voiced a non-canonical animated version of the Ninth Doctor in the webcast animation Scream of the Shalka. His canonical appearances as Doctor Walter Simeon, and later the Great Intelligence, include the 2012 Christmas special The Snowmen, The Bells of Saint John, and The Name of the Doctor.


Did you know them all? Maybe you can name some other actors who have been in both Game of Thrones and Doctor Who? If so let us know in the comments below...

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