27 Photos Of The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cast In Their Very First Episode V. Their Very Last

With the end of Game of Thrones, many fans have looked back on earlier seasons, reminiscing on when we first met some of our favorite characters we’ve now been forced to part ways with. From Season 1, we met many faces who battled for eight years to win over the 7 Kingdoms of Westeros. Now, our watch has ended.

1. Theon Greyjoy

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, watching Ned Stark kill a Night Watch deserter. 

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 3, dies trying to save Bran Stark from the Night King.

2. Melisandre:

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First seen: Season 2, Episode 1, performing a ceremony to sacrifice people for the Lord of Light.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 3, dies after helping Winterfell win the Battle of Winterfell against the Night King.

3. Missandei:

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First seen: Season 3, Episode 1, she serves her master Kraznys mo Nakloz who is then executed by Daenerys in Slaver’s Bay.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 4, Cersei Lannister has her murdered in front of Daenerys and Grey Worm in King’s Landing.

4. Jorah Mormont:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, Jorah presents Daenerys with gifts upon her marriage to Khal Drogo.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 3, Jorah dies fighting in the Battle of Winterfell against the Army of the Dead alongside his Khaleesi.

5. Lyanna Mormont:

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First seen: Season 6, Episode 7, Jon Snow travels to Bear Island to seek help overthrowing Ramsay Bolton to take back the North.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 3, Lyanna dies killing a wight giant, trying to save her people in the Battle of Winterfell.

6. Euron Greyjoy:

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First seen: Season 6, Episode 2, Euron confronts Balon when he returns to the Iron Islands and tries to take over what he left behind.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 5, Euron is fighting for Cersei Lannister and “his child,” but is killed by Jaime Lannister.

7. Cersei Lannister:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, when Cersei speaks to her brother/lover before heading with King Robert Baratheon to Winterfell. 

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 5, Cersei dies in the arms of Jaime Lannister in the dungeons of the Red Keep after Dany destroys King’s Landing. 

8. Jaime Lannister:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, We see Jaime speaking to Cersei as a member of the King’s guard but also as her brother/lover.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 5, Jaime attempts to escape with Cersei and their baby but both die in the dungeons of the Red Keep.

9. Sandor Clegane, The Hound:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 2, The Hound watches as Tyrion slaps Joffrey Baratheon across the face. 

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 5, The Cleganebowl between him and his brother, The Mountain, end with both dying in the dragon fire of King’s Landing.

10. Lord Varys:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 3, Varys greets Ned Stark and his family upon arrival at King’s Landing.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 5, Dany executes Varys after finding out he has betrayed her.

11. Daenerys Targaryen:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, we meet Dany when her brother is marrying her off to Khal Drogo and the Dorthraki.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Jon Snow stabs Dany in the throne room for burning down King’s Landing and is carried off by her dragon, Drogon.

12. Podrick Payne:

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First seen: Season 2, Episode 2, Pod is first seen as Tyrion’s squire in King’s Landing.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Pod is still serving Tyrion, but also Bran Stark the new king and is officially made a Knight.

13. Ser Brienne of Tarth:

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First seen: Season 2, Episode 3, Brienne is first introduced battling with Ser Loras Tyrell and earns a place in Renly Baratheon’s Kingsguard.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Brienne is now serving on King Bran the Broken’s council.

14. Tyrion Lannister:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, Tyrion is introduced at a brothel in Winterfell upon arrival with his family and King Robert Baratheon. 

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Tyrion is now Hand of the King to Bran Stark and leading a small council meeting.

15. Grey Worm:

HBOFirst seen: Season 3, Episode 5, Dany takes over the Unsullied and asks them to serve her on her quest for the throne.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, he leaves King’s Landing after Dany is killed and sails to Naath, where his love Missandei was born.

16. Tormund Giantsbane:

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First seen: Season 3, Episode 1: Tormund is first seen when Ygritte takes Jon Snow to Mance Rayer beyond the wall.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Jon and Tormund ride beyond the wall with the Free Folk.

17. Yara Greyjoy:

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First seen: Season 2, Episode 2, Theon arrives at the Iron Islands but meets his sister, who pretends to be someone seducing him, just to test him.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Yara is still alive and joins the council who elects Bran as king.

18. Ser Davos Seaworth:

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First seen: Season 2, Episode 1, Ser Davos is seen during Melisandre’s ceremony for the Lord of Light.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, he’s made Master of Ships in Bran’s new council as king.

19. Robin Arryn:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 5, Robin is seen as a child nursing on his mother, Lysa, when Cat Stark goes to The Vale with Tyrion as her prisoner.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Robin has quite the glow-up as he votes for Bran Stark as his new King.

20. Samwell Tarly

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 4, Sam arrives at Castle Black the same time as Jon Snow.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Sam is made the Maester in Bran’s council and presents Tyrion with his records titled “A Song of Fire and Ice.”

21. Gilly:

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First seen: Season 2, Episode 1, Gilly is one of Craster’s daughters/wives and is seen when Jon Snow has a meeting with Lord Mormont.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 4, Gilly says goodbye to Jon and informs him that she’s pregnant with Sam’s baby, wanting to name him Jon if it’s a boy.

22. Bronn:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 4, Bronn is drinking and hanging with Tyrion when he is staying at Crossroads Inn.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Bronn is named Master of Coin in Bran’s council.

23. Gendry Baratheon:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 4, Ned Stark visits Gendry knowing that he’s Robert Baratheon’s bastard.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Gendry votes on the council for Bran as king.

24. Jon Snow:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, Jon is teaching Bran how to shoot an arrow at Winterfell.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Jon’s now placed at Castle Black indefinitely after killing Dany, is riding beyond the wall with the Free Folk.

25. Bran Stark:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, We see Bran trying to shoot an arrow at Winterfell but failing.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Bran is made King and he meets with his council for the first time.

26. Sansa Stark:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, Sansa is getting a stitching lesson and trying to get Joffrey Baratheon’s attention. 

Last seen, Season 8, Episode 6, Sansa is made the Queen in the North at Winterfell. 

27. Arya Stark:

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First seen: Season 1, Episode 1, trying to get through her stitching lesson but really wanting to be outside with the boys.

Last seen: Season 8, Episode 6, Arya sails off to find out what is west of Westeros. 

Lex Gabrielle

Written by Lex Gabrielle

Lex is a writer from New York City who supports messy buns and all things covered in buffalo sauce. You can find her in your local coffee shop buried in social media and celebrity content, listening to Led Zeppelin on full volume.

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