Game of Thrones Character Profiles

Here you will find in-depth Game of Thrones character profiles and summaries. From Aegon I Targaryen to Yoren, you’ll find every detail of every Game of Thrones Character from the hit HBO series and books. Whether you’re loyal to the Starks or a servant to Lannisters, we have every Game of Thrones character profile to suit your needs.

  • Aegon I Targaryen : The first King to sit on the Iron Throne and unify the seven kingdoms.
  • Aegon Targaryen : Murdered during Robert’s Rebellion, he was the only son of Prince Rhaegar Targaryen.
  • Aegon V Targaryen : The fifteenth Targaryen to sit the Iron Throne.
  • Aemon : A maester to the Night’s Watch as well as a Targaryen who once refused to become King.
  • Aerion Targaryen : Second son of Maekar I Targaryen, who thought he was a dragon in human form.
  • Aerys II Targaryen: Also known as the Mad King, he was the last Targaryen to take the throne before being killed by Jamie Lannister during Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Alerie Tyrell: The mother of Margaery Tyrell.
  • Alliser Thorne: The master of arms of the Night’s Watch, he bears a grudge against Jon Snow.
  • Amory Lorch : A knight on the Lannister’s payroll.
  • Arya Stark: The youngest daughter of Eddard Stark who longs to fight like the boys.
  • Balon Greyjoy: The father of Theon Greyjoy and the head of House Greyjoy.
  • Barra: One of Robert Baratheon’s many bastard children.
  • Barristan Selmy: Also called Barristan the Bold, he is one of the Kingsguard.
  • Benjen Stark: A member of the Night’s Watch and Eddard Stark’s brother.
  • Beric Dondarrion: Also called the Lightning Lord, he is a raider and a believer in the Lord of Light.
  • Bran Stark: The second youngest of the Stark children, Bran has some supernatural abilities.
  • Brandon Stark: Eddard’s older brother, killed during Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Brienne of Tarth: A large woman who fights as a knight. She is pledged to Catelyn Stark.
  • Bronn: A warrior who works for Tyrion. Eventually becomes a valuable player among the Lannister camp.
  • Brynden Tully: The ‘Blackfish’, Catelyn Stark’s uncle. He has slightly separated himself from the rest of the Tully family.
  • Catelyn Stark: Eddard Stark’s wife and a valuable strategist in her son’s war camp.
  • Cersei Lannister: Wife of Robert Baratheon and mother of Joffrey, Myrcella and Tommen. Powerful and dangerous.
  • Craster: A wildling who has a relationship of sorts with the Night’s Watch.
  • Daario Naharis: An assassin who has become a part of Daenerys’ regime.
  • Daenerys Targaryen: The only surviving Targaryen, she is attempting to claim the throne of the Seven Kingdoms.
  • Davos Seaworth: Stannis Baratheon’s righthand man. Formerly a commoner, he has been raised to become a knight and commander.
  • Domeric Bolton: The only trueborn son of Roose Bolton, believed to have been murdered by his half-brother, Ramsay Snow.
  • Dontos Hollard: A former knight saved from death by Sansa Stark. Dontos is now the court fool at the King’s Landing.
  • Doreah: One of Daenerys’ handmaidens. A former bedslave, she teaches Daenerys how to please her husband.
  • Drogo: Daenerys’ husband and Khal of a Dothraki tribe.
  • Drogon: One of Daenerys’ dragons named after Khal Drogo.
  • Duncan the Tall: A legendary knight and the subject of many stories.
  • Eddard Stark: Lord of Winterfell and friend to Robert Baratheon.
  • Eddison Tollett: A brother of the Night’s Watch. One of Jon Snow’s close friends.
  • Edmure Tully: Catelyn Stark’s brother. The new lord of Riverrun.
  • Elia Targaryen: Wife of Rhaegar Targaryen. She and her two children were murdered during Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Ellaria Sand: The lover of Oberyn Martell and the mother of the Sand Snakes.
  • Euron Greyjoy: The uncle of Theon Greyjoy who has been exiled from the Iron Islands.
  • Gendry: One of Robert Baratheon’s many bastards. He and Arya become friends on their way to the Wall.
  • Ghost: Jon Snow’s direwolf.
  • Gilly: One of the daughter-wives of Craster. She and Samwell become friends.
  • Goatherd: A citizen of Meeren who brings bad news to Daenerys.
  • Grenn: A brother of the Night’s Watch. One of Jon Snow’s close friends.
  • Grey Wind: Robb Stark’s direwolf.
  • Grey Worm: One of the Unsullied. Commander of the forces.
  • Hizdahr zo Loraq: A citizen of Meeren and former slavemaster who makes trouble for Daenerys.
  • Hodor: A simple minded servant to the Stark family.
  • Hoster Tully: Catelyn Stark and Edmure Tully’s father. We first encounter the character at his funeral.
  • Hot Pie: One of the boys making their way north to the Wall with Arya Stark and Yoren.
  • Howland Reed: Father of Jojen and Meera. Fought alongside Eddard Stark in Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Hugh: A knight of the Vale who believes he is very accomplished.
  • Illyrio Mopatis: A friend to the Targaryens and broker of the marriage between Daenerys and Khal Drogo.
  • Ilyn Payne: A tongueless Lannister servant. The royal executioner.
  • Irri: One of Daenerys’ handmaidens. She teaches Daenerys how to speak Dothraki.
  • Janos Slynt: Commander of the City Watch. Sent to the Wall for treason.
  • Jaqen H’ghar: A Faceless Man of Bravos. Offers his services to Arya in Harrenhall.
  • Jeor Mormont: Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch. Father of Jorah Mormont.
  • Joanna Lannister: Tywin Lannister’s deceased wife and mother of Jaime, Cesei, and Tyrion.
  • Joffrey Baratheon: Supposedly Robert Baratheon’s son, really the result of Jaime and Cersei’s incest. He takes the throne after Robert’s death.
  • Jojen Reed: A greenseer who helps Bran travel north.
  • Jon Arryn: Hand of the King before Eddard Stark. Discovered Cersei’s secret.
  • Jon Snow: Eddard Stark’s bastard and a member of the Night’s Watch.
  • Jon Umber: A Stark bannerman.
  • Jorah Mormont: One of Daenerys’ aides. A former spy for Robert Baratheon.
  • Jory Cassel: The Captain of the Guard for House Stark.
  • Karl Tanner: A member of the Night’s Watch. Part of the rebellion against Jeor Mormont.
  • Kevan Lannister: Tywin Lannister’s younger brother.
  • Lady: Sansa Stark’s direwolf. Killed by Cersei and Joffrey.
  • Lancel Lannister: One of the many Lannister cousins. For a short time, lover to Cersei.
  • Lhara: A Bravos prostitute.
  • Locke: A servant to the Bolton House.
  • Loras Tyrell: An accomplished knight and lover of Renly Baratheon.
  • Luwin : The maester of House Stark.
  • Lyanna Stark: Eddard Stark’s sister. Killed during Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Lynesse Hightower: Wife of Jorah Mormont.
  • Lysa Arryn: Sister of Catelyn Stark and wife to Jon Arryn.
  • Mace Tyrell: Lord of Highgarden and father of Margaery and Loras.
  • Maege Mormont: A bannerman for House Stark. Fights as a knight and is called the ‘She-Bear.’
  • Mance Rayder: Leader of the Free Folk, also called the Wildlings. Was once a brother of the Night’s Watch.
  • Mandon Moore: A member of the Kingsguard.
  • Margaery Tyrell: A young girl with a desire to rule. Granddaughter of Olenna, sister of Loras.
  • Martyn Lannister: A Lannister cousin held captive by Robb Stark.
  • Meera Reed: Sister of Jojen. An accomplished hunter and tracker.
  • Melisandre: Also called the Red Woman, Melisandre is a priestess of the Lord of Light. She is loyal to Stannis Baratheon.
  • Mero: Captain of the Second Sons, a group of mercenary troops.
  • Meryn Trant: A knight of the Kingsguard. Often beats Sansa on Joffrey’s orders.
  • Mirri Maz Duur: A hedgewitch saved from rape and death by Daenerys.
  • Missandei: Daenerys’ scribe and servant. A former slave.
  • Mycah: A commoner befriended by Arya on their way to the King’s Landing.
  • Ned Stark: Friend of Robert Baratheon and Hand of the King. A key player in Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Night’s King: A legend among the free folk. He was a former member of the Night’s Watch.
  • Nymeria: Arya Stark’s direwolf, named after a warrior queen of the past.
  • Oberyn Martell: Prince of Dorne and brother of Elia Targaryen. He is obsessed with revenge for her murder.
  • Old Nan: A servant of the House Stark.
  • Olenna Tyrell: Matriarch of the Tyrell family, nicknamed Queen of Thorns.
  • Olyvar: A prostitute in the service of Petyr Baelish.
  • Osha: A former wildling now in service to House Stark.
  • Petyr Baelish: Also called Littlefinger. Baelish is a master manipulator with unclear motives.
  • Podrick Payne: Squire to Tyrion Lannister.
  • Polliver: A Lannister servant. He captures Arya and her companions on their way to the Wall.
  • Pyat Pree: A member of the Thirteen of Quarth and a warlock.
  • Pycelle: The Grand Maester of King’s Landing and a member of the Small Council.
  • Qhorin: A brother of the Night’s Watch. Often called Halfhand.
  • Quaithe: A citizen of Quarth with magical powers.
  • Qyburn: A former maester infamous for experimenting.
  • Rakharo: A member of Khal Drogo’s khalasar.
  • Ramsay Snow: Bastard child of Roose Bolton. Infamous for his sadistic tendencies.
  • Randyll Tarly: Father of Samwell Tarly. Lord of Horn Hill.
  • Rast: A brother of the Night’s Watch. Takes part in the rebellion against Jeor Mormont.
  • Renly Baratheon: The youngest Baratheon brother. He fights for the throne in his own right.
  • Rhaegal: One of Daenerys’ dragons, named after her brother.
  • Rhaegar Targaryen: Heir to the throne before Robert’s Rebellion. Often blamed for the rebellion due to his possible abduction of Lyanna Stark.
  • Rhaego: Daenerys and Khal Drogo’s short-lived son.
  • Rhaella Targaryen: Daenerys’ mother. Married to her brother, Aerys.
  • Rhaenys Targaryen: Rhaegar and Elia’s daughter. Named after the first Queen of the Andals. Murdered during Robert’s Rebellion.
  • Rickard Karstark: A bannerman for the House Stark.
  • Rickard Stark: Eddard’s father and the former head of House Stark. Murdered by King Aerys.
  • Rickon Stark: The youngest Stark child. He is only 6 when Game of Thrones begins.
  • Robb Stark: The oldest Stark child. After his father’s death, Robb leads a rebellion against the Lannisters.
  • Robert Baratheon: King of the Seven Kingdoms. Married to Cersei Lannister.
  • Robin Arryn: Son of Lysa Tully and Jon Arryn. Lord of the Eyrie.
  • Rodrik Cassel: Master of Arms at Winterfell. Father of Jory.
  • Roose Bolton: Lord of Dreadfort. Initially, a bannerman to the House Stark.
  • Ros: A prostitute, originally at Winterfell. She becomes one of Littlefinger’s valued workers.
  • Roslin Frey: Daughter of Walder Frey. Engaged to Robb Stark, then Edmure Tully.
  • Salladhor Saan: A pirate from Lys. Often works with Davos and Stannis Baratheon.
  • Samwell Tarly: A brother of the Night’s Watch. Jon Snow’s closest friend.
  • “The Hound” Sandor Clegane: Joffrey’s bodyguard, later a member of the Kingsguard. Often protects Sansa from Joffrey’s malice.
  • Sansa Stark: The oldest Stark daughter. Engaged to Joffrey Baratheon, she uses her wits and courtesy to survive King’s Landing.
  • Selyse Baratheon: Wife of Stannis. Fervid believer in the Lord of Light.
  • Shae: Tyrion’s lover. A former prostitute, now Sansa’s lady’s maid.
  • Shaggydog: Rickon Stark’s direwolf.
  • Shireen Baratheon: Stannis and Seylse’s daughter. Suffered from greyscale and has a large scar on her cheek.
  • Stannis Baratheon: Middle Baratheon brother. Believes he is the rightful heir to the Iron Throne.
  • Styr: A wilding in Mance Rayder’s army. Leader of the Thenn people.
  • Syrio Forel: Arya’s ‘dancing’ master. An expert swordsman from Braavos.
  • Talisa Stark: A nurse in Robb Stark’s army.
  • Tansy: A servant to House Bolton and Ramsay Snow.
  • The Tickler: Loyal to Gregor Clegane, an accomplished torturer.
  • Theon Greyjoy: Ward of Eddard Stark. Son of Balon.
  • Thoros: Preist of the Lord of Light. A member of the Brotherhood without Banners.
  • Three-eyed Raven: A vision that Bran sees in his dreams. Later, he discovers the raven represents a green-seer.
  • Tommen Baratheon: Younger brother of Joffrey, also a result of Jaime and Cersei’s incest. Next in line for the Iron Throne.
  • Tormund: A leader among the Wildings. Often called Tormund Giantsbane.
  • Trystane Martell: Son and heir to Doran Martell, prince of Dorne. Engaged to Myrcella Baratheon.
  • Tycho Nestoris: A representative of the Iron Bank in Bravos.
  • Tyrion Lannister: Youngest son of Tywin and Joanna Lannister and a dwarf. Intelligent and politically minded despite the disdain of his peers.
  • Tysha: Tyrion’s first wife. A commoner.
  • Tytos Lannister: Father of Tywin Lannister.
  • Tywin Lannister: Father of Jaime, Cersei and Tyrion. Hand of the King.
  • Vardis Egen: A knight of the Vale.
  • Victarion Greyjoy: The uncle of Theon and younger brother to Balon Greyjoy. Lord Captain of the Iron Fleet.
  • Violet: A servant of House Bolton and Ramsay Snow.
  • Viserion: One of Daenerys’ dragons, named after her brother.
  • Viserys Targaryen: Brother of Daenerys. Survived Robert’s Rebellion and is obsessed with regaining the throne. Viserys is sadistic and not particularly intelligent.
  • Walda Bolton: Wife of Roose Bolton. Granddaughter of Walder Frey.
  • Walder Frey: Lord of the Crossing. Allied to Robb Stark in exchange for his betrothal to one of the Frey daughters.
  • White Walkers’ Master: A White Walker who seems to have some degree of control over the others. Can change humans into White Walkers.
  • Wylla: Possibly the mother of Jon Snow. A commoner.
  • Xaro Xhoan Daxos: A merchant in the city of Quarth. Proposes to Daenerys.
  • Yara Greyjoy: Sister of Theon. An accomplished warrior preferred by their father, Balon.
  • Ygritte: A wildling in Mance Rayder’s army captured by Jon Snow.
  • Yoren: A brother of the Night’s Watch and recruiter. Attempts to help Arya return to her family.

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