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Young Game Of Thrones characters!

Ever wondered what your favourite characters from Game Of Thrones might've looked like back in time before GoT? Well u won't have to wonder anymore. Here is a list of all those characters in 80's

Lena Headey

Headey was born in Hamilton, Bermuda, the daughter of Sue and John Headey. Her father, a Yorkshire police cadet, was stationed there at the time. She grew up in Bermuda and in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Headey had her first experience of acting as a pupil at Shelley College and was noticed at seventeen, when she was spotted performing in a school production at the Royal National Theatre being picked for a role opposite Grant Warnock in the 1992 film Waterland.

Aidan Gillen

Gillen was born in Drumcondra, Dublin, and educated at St. Vincent's C.B.S. in Glasnevin. He began his acting career as a teenager, with the Dublin Youth Theatre, playing Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Project Arts Centre, before moving to London.

Peter Dinklage

Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey,the son of John Carl, a retired insurance salesman, and Diane Dinklage, an elementary school music teacher.Dinklage was born with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. He grew up in Mendham Township, New Jersey, and is of German, English and Irish descent. His German ancestors were related to the Westphalian noble family "von Dincklage". Dinklage graduated from Delbarton School in 1987, and Bennington College in 1991

Emilia Clarke

Clarke was born in London and grew up in Berkshire with her parents, her father is a theatre sound engineer, and her mother is a businesswoman. She has one younger brother. Clarke's interest in acting began at the age of three after seeing the musical Show Boat, on which her father was working at the time. She was educated at St Edward's School, Oxford from 2000 to 2005, and Rye St Antony School. She then studied at Drama Centre London, graduating in 2009.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Coster-Waldau was educated at the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance from 1989 to 1993. He made his stage debut as Laertes in Hamlet at the Betty Nansen Theater. His role in the movie Nightwatch (1994) brought him fame in his native country. He later transitioned to United States film and television.

In 2001, he began his U.S. career in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down as Medal of Honor recipient Gary Gordon. Coster-Waldau says "My first U.S. movie was Black Hawk Down and a friend helped me put myself on tape up on the attic over my apartment in Copenhagen. We shipped it out and I got lucky.

Michelle Fairley

Fairley was born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland to locally renowned publicans Theresa and Brian Fairley. She attended a Roman Catholic grammar school. As a teenager, she became a member of the Ulster Youth Theatre, where she fell in love with acting. Upon graduation, she moved to Belfast where she honed her skills with the repertory company Fringe Benefits, alongside a fellow alumnus of the Ulster Youth Theatre, Conleth Hill.

Richard Madden

At the age of 11, Madden joined Paisley Arts Centre's youth theatre programme to help overcome his shyness. He was soon cast as young Andy in the film adaptation of Iain Banks's Complicity, followed by him being cast in a lead role as Sebastian in the television series Barmy Aunt Boomerang, for which he filmed 6 episodes that aired from 1999 until 2000. He graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2007.

Kit Harington

Harington was born in London and lived there until he was eleven. At the age of eleven, he moved to Worcester, remaining there until he was eighteen, when he moved back to London. He is the son of David Richard Harington, a book store owner, and Deborah Jane (née Catesby), who was a playwright and taught creative writing for Birmingam University. She named her son after Christopher Marlowe, but their parents used to call him "Kit" because of the priest of their parish. He never knew his real name until he was 11, while he was taking an exam.

Charles Dance

Dance was born in Redditch, Worcestershire, the son of Eleanor (née Perks), a cook, and Walter Dance, an engineer. Growing up in Plymouth, he attended Widey Technical School for Boys (it closed when known as Widey High School in 1988) in Crownhill. He was set for a career in graphic design after graduating from the Plymouth College of Art before turning to acting.

Natalie Dormer

Dormer was born in Reading, Berkshire. She attended Chiltern Edge Secondary School before moving to Reading Blue Coat School, an independent boys' school that admits girls in the sixth form. She grew up with her stepfather, mother, sister Samantha, and brother Mark. She has said that she was the victim of bullying while at school, but "still to this day [she] can't place why". At school, Dormer was head girl, a straight-A student, vice-captain of the school netball team, and she also got to travel the world with her school's public speaking team.