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What are the best Game of Thrones cameos?

Game of Thrones cameos has been one of the most talked-about facets of the show throughout its eight seasons. Which celebrity appearances in GoT did you think were the best? Hit the comments section or click the Add a Solution button to let other fans know your favorite!

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  1. 1Ed Sheeran as a Lannister Soldier

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    In the first episode of Game of Thrones season 7, called Dragonstone, singer Ed Sheeran appeared as a Lannister soldier. The episode aired on July 16, 2017. It was written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and directed by Jeremy Podeswa.

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  1. 2Ian McShane as Brother Ray

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    Ian McShane, from the movie Deadwood, did a cameo as Brother Ray on Game of Thrones season 6 episode 7. The episode, called "The Broken Man", aired on June 5, 2016. It was written by Bryan Cogman and directed by Mark Mylod.

  2. 3Sigur Rós as Wedding Minstrels

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    The Icelandic band Sigur Rós appeared as minstrels in Game of Thrones season 4 episode 2, called The Lion and the Rose. The episode was written by George R.R. Martin and directed by Alex Graves. It aired on April 13, 2014.

  1. 4Noah Syndergaard as Lannister Soldier

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    Noah Syndergaard, pitcher for the New York Mets, played a cameo role as a Lannister soldier in Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4. The episode, which is called "The Spoils of War", aired on August 6, 2017. It was directed by Matt Shakman.

  2. 5Gary Lightbody as Bolton Soldier

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    Gary Lightbody, lead singer & rhythm guitarist for the band Snow Patrol, played as a Bolton soldier in Game of Thrones. The cameo role appeared in episode 3 of season 3 called "Walk of Punishment". The episode was directed by David Benioff.

  3. 6Will Champion as Musician/Assassin

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    Will Champion, drummer for the band Coldplay, appeared as one of the wedding musicians/assassins in Game of Thrones season 3 episode 9. The Rains of Castamere, as the episode is called, is directed by David Nutter. It aired on June 2, 2013.

  4. 7Mastodon as Wildlings and Wights

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    Members of the heavy metal band Mastodon appeared twice on Game of Thrones. They played as wildlings on season 5 episode 8 called Hardhome. They also played as wights on season 7 episode 7 called the Dragon and the Wolf.

  5. 8Rob McElhenney as Greyjoy Crewman

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    Rob McElhenney, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star, appeared as a Greyjoy crewman in episode 1 of Game of Thrones season 8. The "Winterfell" episode was written by Dave Hill and directed by David Nutter. It aired on April 14, 2019.

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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "I was so into Sigur Ros when they appeared in the show, that's why it's one of the most memorable game of thrones cameos for me. Did anyone else thought they were playing joffrey's funeral song?"
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    Sigur Rós as Wedding Minstrels
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "We tried to turn spotting celebrity cameos in game of thrones into a drinking game. Needless to say, no one got to drink during Hardhome because it was too hard to spot Mastodon"
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    Mastodon as Wildlings and Wights
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "Ed Sheeran on Game of Thrones is arguably the most talked about cameo in the show. Some say it's unnecessary, but I think it still added to the show's success"
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    Ed Sheeran as a Lannister Soldier
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "A pro pitcher throwing something? That must be something, right? I hope it helped the shoot go along smoother at least"
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    Noah Syndergaard as Lannister Soldier
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "I love both the character and the actor. McShane would have stolen the show had his character been kept alive ;p"
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    Ian McShane as Brother Ray
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "The Gary Lightbody game of thrones cameo was short but I still enjoyed it"
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    Gary Lightbody as Bolton Soldier
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "my fave band's drummer playing a drummer in my fave show! awesome!"
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    Will Champion as Musician/Assassin
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    Anonymous
    June 4, 2019
    "Really?! I thought that guy looked familiar"
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    Rob McElhenney as Greyjoy Crewman
This list is about What are the best Game of Thrones cameos
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Ed Sheeran as a Lannister SoldierCharacters 20 Free
2Ian McShane as Brother RayCharacters 15 Free
3Sigur Rós as Wedding MinstrelsCharacters 7 Free
4Noah Syndergaard as Lannister SoldierCharacters 2 Free
5Gary Lightbody as Bolton SoldierCharacters 2 Free
6Will Champion as Musician/AssassinCharacters 2 Free
7Mastodon as Wildlings and WightsCharacters 2 Free
8Rob McElhenney as Greyjoy CrewmanCharacters 1 Free
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