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Although there is no shortage of characters on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” the series also excels in peppering in the occasional celebrity cameo in the world of westeros.
Whether it’s to sing a song, lighten the mood or just die, creators D. B. Weiss and David Benioff have opened the door for many well-known fans of the show to be displayed briefly on the screen. Although some are easy to spot, others would require the help of the three-eyed raven to really notice the first time around.
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To ensure that fans have spotted the best going to the last episodes of the series, below is an overview of the top cameos on the “Game of Thrones.”
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Chris Stapleton appeared in an episode of “Game of Thrones” as a member of the army of the undead.
The country singer is a big fan of the show and made his debut as a wildling that is converted into a wight at the great Battle of Winterfell. When Jon Snow looks like he finally got his one-on-one with the Night, the King, the rogue increases Stapleton and a slew of others to stop him. The country music star’s wife, Morgan Stapleton, even took to Instagram to mark the moment that he can be seen in the episode. The singer is placed for a behind-the-scenes look at his time on the show on Twitter.
Rob McElhenney and Martin Starr
Rob McElhenney and Martin Starr were killed during their cameo ‘ on ‘Game of Thrones.’
These two come as a pair that they were featured in the scene from the Season 8 premiere. McElhenney, the star and co-creator of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and Starr, “Silicon Valley” of the actor, it turned out that the members of general services Greyjoy of the crew. Unfortunately, their story arcs lasted about as long as it took Theon Greyjoy to shoot arrows at them, as he saved his sister, Yara. McElhenney posted a gruesome photo of his character getting an arrow through the eye on Instagram with the words “don’t blink.”
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Ed Sheeran to guest star on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’
Perhaps the most controversial and blatant cameo in the history, Benioff and Weiss brought singer Ed Sheeran as a kind of gift to superfan Maisie Williams. In the scene from Season 7, Episode 1, the Williams’ Arya Stark is faced with a group of soldiers that fight for her rival, the Lannisters. However, after Sheeran’s character serenades her and shares a number of the group to eat, she realizes that they are not all bad. Although his character would not be killed by Arya, an off-hand line in the Season 8 premiere hints that his fate was grim anyway.
Will Champion of Coldplay was a guest cameo during the infamous Red Wedding on ‘Game of Thrones.’
There was a lot going on at the infamous Red Wedding. The bloody is now known as one of the most shocking disasters to ever happen on “Game of Thrones” or any show for that matter. As “The Rains of Castamere” played, and the characters are killed left and right, the fans have missed Coldplay drummer Champion laying down the beat in the rafters with the band.
Of Monsters and Men
The members of the band Of Monsters and Men appeared twice in cameo ‘ on ‘Game of Thrones.’
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The “Game of Thrones” creators almost never a musical moment that there is no a number of famous people. In this case, all five members of the band appeared in two different scenes as travelling musicians. Their first cameo was in Season 4, Episode 2 the wedding between Joffrey Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell. They came back in Season 6, Episode 6 scoring play that Arya Stark watches which satirically shows the events of the night glow, according to The Wall Street Journal.