What 47 ‘Game of Thrones’ Actors Look Like in Real Life

A lot about Game of Thrones blows my mind: the theories, the sets, the special effects, the costumes, and the makeup—especially those last two elements of the show, which is now in its eighth and final season. Turning brunette Emilia Clarke into platinum blond Daenerys Targaryen? Making The Mountain look like…a blue zombie? Some of that stuff is straight-up wizardry. So here we celebrate it by rounding up images of GoT cast members and juxtaposing them with what the actor looks like in real life.