3) Peter Dinklage, Lena Headley, Ciaran Hinds, Et Al

It may be the prospect of playing such weird and wonderful characters which has actors queuing round the block to appear on Game Of Thrones. But whatever it is, there's definitely something which attracts an impressive range of actors to the show. These include the likes of Ciaran Hinds and Diana Rigg who made an appearance in the last season as, respectively Mance Rayder and Lady Olenna Tyrell, in addition to child actors who comprise a large proportion of the cast. The performances are, excuse the colloquialism, pretty darn good!

Charles DanceCharles Dance starred in the third season of Game of Thrones as Tywin Lannister, just one example of some of the great actors involved in the show.