Meet Vladimír Furdík, The Face Behind The Night King In ‘Game Of Thrones’

We now have a face for who is surely the biggest villain in television history, The Night king in ‘Game of Thrones’

The actor behind the The Night King, who was recently killed by Arya in the last episode of ‘Games of thrones’ has finally revealed himself, and he is no other than Vladimír Furdík, a Slovak actor, who has played this role since the series’ sixth season. He took over from Richard Brake who used to play the role.


However, Furdík is a stunt man rather than a well known actor and most of his prior roles has been as the former.

He has appeared as a stunt double in movies such as Sherlock HolmesSkyfall, Spartacus, and Thor: The Dark World.  at times not even being credited for his role. In 2015, he transitioned to the small screen when he landed his first Game of Thrones gig.

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