Joffrey Baratheon draws inspiration for his role from an actor in Gladiator.
In doing justice to his role as Joffrey Baratheon, actor Jack Gleeson is largely influenced by the acting of Joaquin Phoenix in the movie Gladiator. He admits that whenever he sits on his throne and does that smirk on his face, he is reminded of Phoenix.
Jaime Lannister is an awesome cook.
Jaime Lannister, played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, is a great cook. He is known for his “wicked chicken,” a dish where Parma ham is stuffed under chicken skin.
Samwell Tarly also appeared in the movie Merlin.
Actor John Bradley currently plays the role of Samwell Tarly. Long before he undertook the project, he was part of the movie Merlin.
Jon Snow dated Ygritte in real life.
Actor Kit Harington who plays the role of Jon Snow dated his co-star Rose Leslie (Ygritte) in real life. Sadly, the relationship did not last.
Kit Harington is a big fan of Bjork.
Kit Harington (Jon Snow) admits that he is a huge fan of Bjork, an Icelandic singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and producer. In one of his interviews, he shared how he freaked out when he saw his idol sitting next to him in a restaurant in Iceland.