10 actors you didn’t know went from ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Game of Thrones’


Harry Potter is to films as Game of Thrones is to TV, as far as being popular and grand in scale goes. It also has another common ground, other than being derived by an epic series of books, in the fact that both of them have been born out of the U.K.

You would be surprised to know that many popular actors has reprised their roles in both these series and have done so in a rather successful manner. Let us take a look at 10 actors who’ve played their parts in both of these immensely popular pop culture series.

1. Michelle Fairley

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Michelle Fairley is an Irish actress who has acted in numerous films, television series and theatrical productions. She is best known for her roles in popular TV series Game of Thrones, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, and The Invisible Woman.

Michelle Fairley is one of many actors who have been featured in both Harry Potter movie and Game of Throne series. The actor made a short appearance as Harry Potter character Hermoine’s mother in the first part of the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Fairley, however is best known for her character of Catelyn Stark in Game of Thrones. Catelyn Stark, who is a major character in the first three season of the series, is depicted as a strong willed woman who is also a very devoted mother.

2. Natalia Tena

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Natalia Tena is another actor that has been in both Harry Potter and Game of Thrones. The 31 year-old Spanish-origin British actor and singer has worked in numerous movies and TV shows. The actor was also active on stage from 2004 to 2009.

Natalia Tena played the role of half-blood witch Nymphadora Tonks in the Harry Potter series. She appeared in four Harry Potter movies: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.

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The actor is also very famous for her role of Osha in the Game of Thrones series. Her character, Osha, appeared in the very first season of the series and continued to appear till the third season. Osha, the free folk or wilding woman, however, disappeared from the fourth season until she reappeared in the sixth season only to be killed by Ramsay Bolton.