New characters in Game of Thrones season 2. Game of Thrones news and pictures. New characters: Ygritte, Margaery Tyrell, Melisandre, Brienne of Tarth, Yara Greyjoy, Jaqen H’Ghar, Davos Seaworth, Xaro Xhoan Daxos, Alton Lannister.
Game of Trones season 2 will air on April 1, 2012.
List of new GoT characters
New women characters in Game of Thrones
Ygritte played by Rose Leslie
Ygritte is a wildling who lives north of the Wall. She is part of the wildling force under the leadership of Mance Rayder.
Rose Leslie-Born in Scotland, graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Appeared as Gwen, a housemaid, in seven episodes of the first season of ITV’s Downton Abbey.
Margaery Tyrell played by Natalie Dormer
Margaery Tyrell is the daughter of Lord Mace Tyrell, the ruler of the Reach, one of the constituent regions of the Seven Kingdoms. She is close to her brother, Ser Loras Tyrell, the Knight of Flowers.
Natalie Dormer-English born, played Pvt. Lorraine in Captain America: The First Avenger. Starred as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors and is a member of the London Fencing Academy.
Melisandre played by Carice van Houten
Melisandre is an eastern priestess and a close advisor of Stannis Baratheon.
Carice van Houten-A native of Netherlands, has sung in the rock band Kane. Has appeared in: Valkyrie, Repo Man and Black Death.
Brienne of Tarth played by Gwendoline Christie
Brienne is a freakishly tall and strong girl who is more comfortable adorned in armor and with a sword in her hand than dressed up in flowers and silks.
Gwendoline Christie is a British actress known for example from The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
Yara Greyjoy played by Gemma Whelan
Yara Greyjoy, the older sister of the Stark family’s impulsive young ward, Theon. Yara defies the Ironborn traditions of her family by commanding her own ship and leading men into battle, as well as having a penchant for axes.
Gemma Whelan lives in London. She is known from Gulliver’s Travels and The Wolfman.
New men characters in Game of Thrones
Jaqen H’Ghar played by Tom Wlaschiha
Jaqen H’ghar is the assumed identity of a Faceless Man of Braavos. He is a member of the order’s most elite group, an assassin who uses magical abilities to achieve his goals. The identity of Jaqen H’ghar is a sly Lorathi criminal who meets Arya Stark on her way to the Wall.
Tom Wlaschiha-German actor, has worked on stage in his native country and also as a voice actor for numerous film dubs and audio books. Appeared in: Valkyrie, Brideshead Revisited and Anonymous.
Davos Seaworth played by Liam Cunningham
Davos Seaworth-one of Stannis’s most loyal followers.
Liam Cunningham-Born in Dublin, Ireland. The Irish actor Liam Cunningham was an electrician in the mid 80’s. Now he is known from Clash of the Titans, Outcasts series, First Knight and so.
Xaro Xhoan Daxos played by Nonso Anozie
Xaro Xhoan Daxos is a powerful merchant prince of the great city of Qarth, located far to the south of the Dothraki sea, beyond a forbidding wasteland.
Nonso Anozie is a British actor who has appeared in films including The Last Legion and Conan the Barbarian.
Alton Lannister played by Karl Davies
Alton Lannister is a new Game of Thrones character not based in the books.
Karl Davies is an English actor, who portrayed Lyle Anderson in the TV series Kingdom.