21 ‘Game of Thrones’ actors who have played DC characters

Iain Glen as Ser Jorah Mormont on

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Iain Glen as Ser Jorah Mormont on “Game of Thrones.”
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The DC Universe is continuing to expand and some “Game of Thrones” actors have joined it.

While some actors, like Jason Momoa as Aquaman, are familiar, some fans may not realize that other stars from the HBO show have also been in a DC movie. For example, Aidan Gillen, who played Littlefinger on “Game of Thrones,” played a CIA agent in “The Dark Knight Rises.”

Here are 21 actors who have appeared on “Game of Thrones” and as DC characters:


Jason Momoa is known as Khal Drogo to “Game of Thrones” fans but joined the DC Universe as Aquaman.

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Jason Momoa on “Game of Thrones” and in “Aquaman.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Entertainment

Momoa first played the hero in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and reprised the role in “Justice League,” and “Aquaman.”


Ciarán Hinds played Mance Rayder on “Game of Thrones” and voiced Steppenwolf in “Justice League.”

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Ciarán Hinds on “Game of Thrones” and as “Steppenwolf.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

Steppenwolf is an alien military officer who leads an army of Parademons and brings them to Earth.


Michael McElhatton played evil Roose Bolton on “Game of Thrones” and was Black Clad Alpha in “Justice League.”

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Michael McElhatton on “Game of Thrones” and in “Justice League.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

Black Clad Alpha is a bad guy.


James Cosmo played Jorah’s father, Jeor Mormont, on “Game of Thrones” and played Field Marshal Douglas Haig in “Wonder Woman.”

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James Cosmo on “Game of Thrones” and in “Wonder Woman.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

The character in “Wonder Woman” is based on a real World War I British army commander.


Pedro Pascal played Oberyn Martell on “Game of Thrones” and is playing what appears to be a businessman in “Wonder Woman 1984.”

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Pedro Pascal on “Game of Thrones” and in “Wonder Woman 1984.”
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HBO and Pedro Pascal/Instagram

Pascal also played Ed Indelicato on the unaired “Wonder Woman” pilot from 2011.


Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje played Malko, the captain of a slaving ship on “Game of Thrones,” and was Waylon Jones aka Killer Croc in “Suicide Squad.”

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje on “Game of Thrones” and in “Suicide Squad.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

Killer Croc is a cannibal.


Jim Broadbent joined “Game of Thrones” as Archmaester Ebrose and played a character named Jean Pierre Dubois in “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.”

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Jim Broadbent on “Game of Thrones” and in “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.”
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HBO and Warner Bros.

Broadbent had a small role in the “Superman” movie.


Jack Gleeson played Joffrey Baratheon on “Game of Thrones” but one of his earliest roles was as a little boy in “Batman Begins.”

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Jack Gleeson on “Game of Thrones” and in “Batman Begins.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

The little boy admires Batman and meets him when Batman is climbing a wall outside of the boy’s apartment.


Tamer Hassan played Forzho, a Dothraki Khal, on “Game of Thrones” and is listed as Judge Faden’s limo driver in “Batman Begins.”

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Tamer Hassan on “Game of Thrones.”
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HBO

His character in “Batman Begins” is a minor part.


Bronson Webb played WIll, a member of the Night’s Watch who saw White Walkers, on “Game of Thrones” and was a man who worked for the Joker in “The Dark Knight.”

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Bronson Webb on “Game of Thrones” and in “The Dark Knight.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

His “Dark Knight” character claims to be a bounty hunter.


Aidan Gillen played Littlefinger on the HBO series and was a CIA agent named Bill Wilson in “The Dark Knight Rises. “

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Aidan Gillen on “Game of Thrones” and in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

Bill is killed by Bane.


Burn Gorman played Karl Tanner, a member of the Night’s Watch, on “Game of Thrones” and was Phillip Stryver in “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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Burn Gorman on “Game of Thrones” and in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

Stryver is the Executive Vice President of Daggett Industries and is John Daggett’s assistant when Bane takes over.


Mark Killeen played Mero, a captain of the Second Sons, on “Game of Thrones” and made a brief appearance as an airport cop in “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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Mark Killeen on “Game of Thrones” and in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures

The cop is punched and knocked out by Selina Kyle.


Esmé Bianco played Ros on “Game of Thrones” and appeared on “Supergirl” as Thara Ak-Var.

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Esmé Bianco on “Game of Thrones” and “Supergirl.”
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HBO and The CW

Thara is a childhood friend of Kara Danvers aka Supergirl.


Alexander Siddig was Doran Martell on “Game of Thrones” and joined “Gotham” as Ra’s al Ghul.

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Alexander Siddig on “Game of Thrones” and “Gotham.”
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HBO and Fox

Ra’s al Ghul tries to make Bruce Wayne his heir on “Gotham.”


Hannah Waddingham played Septa Unella on “Game of Thrones” and Jax-Ur on “Krypton.”

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Hannah Waddingham on “Game of Thrones” and “Krypton.”
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HBO and Syfy

Jax-Ur is the leader of the Black Zero terrorist group.


Ian McElhinney played Ser Barristan Selmy on “Game of Thrones” and was Val-El on “Krypton.”

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Ian McElhinney on “Game of Thrones” and “Krypton.”
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HBO and Syfy

Val-El is Seg’s grandfather and Seg is the grandfather of Superman.


Noah Taylor played Locke, a member of House Bolton, on “Game of Thrones” and was Adolf Hitler on “Preacher.”

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Noah Taylor on “Game of Thrones” and “Preacher.”
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HBO and AMC

“Preacher” is based on the comics printed by Vertigo, an imprint of DC Comics.


Tom Brooke played Lothar Frey on the third season of “Game of Thrones” and joined “Preacher” as Fiore.

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Tom Brooke on “Game of Thrones” and “Preacher.”
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HBO and AMC

Fiore is an angel from Heaven.


Elyes Gabel played Rakharo, a Dothraki bodyguard to Khaleesi, on “Game of Thrones” and voiced Thomas Keller aka Star Boy in “Justice League vs the Fatal Five.”

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Elyes Gabel on “Game of Thrones” and in “Justice League vs the Fatal Five.”
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HBO and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Star Boy is from the future in the animated DC movie.


Iain Glen, known to “Game of Thrones” fans as Jorah Mormont, will be playing Bruce Wayne aka Batman on DC’s “Titans.”

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Iain Glen on “Game of Thrones.”
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Batman is being introduced on the DC Universe show for its second season.