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19 "Game Of Thrones" Stars Who Started Out On British Shows

Are you even an actor if you haven't been in Casualty?

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1. Alfie Allen, Casualty 1907 (2008)

Before playing Theon Greyjoy, Alfie Allen played Nobby Clark in Casualty 1907, a spin off of Casualty set in 1907 and based on actual real cases and memoirs.

2. Nathalie Emmanuel, Hollyoaks (2006)

From 2006-2010 Nathalie Emmanuel played Sasha Valentine who went through everything a soap character could. Unfortunately, nothing's changed in her role as Missandei.

3. Natalie Dormer, Agatha Christie's Marple (2009)

Natalie appeared in the episode Why Didn't They Ask Evans? as Moira Nicholson who has been doubling as Mrs Templeton and committing murders.

5. Iwan Rheon, Pobol y Cwm (2002)

Prior to playing Ramsay Bolton in Game Of Thrones, Iwan Rheon played Simon in Misfits. However, this wasn't his first big role, from 2002-2004 he played Macsen White in Welsh-language soap Pobol y Cwm.

8. Ellie Kendrick, The Diary Of Anne Frank (2009)

Before playing Meera Reed, Ellie was critically acclaimed for her role as Anne Frank. She's also had roles in Doctors, Upstairs Downstairs and Being Human.

10. Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Coronation Street (2014)

When he isn't playing Lord Mace Tyrell in Game Of Thrones, Roger Ashton-Griffiths is playing an unnamed neurosurgeon in Corrie. So far he's treated Tina McIntyre and Sinead Tinker, besides that he is a renowned screenwriter and director.

11. Jacob Anderson, Outnumbered (2011)

Jacob had a brief scene in Outnumbered where he's a charity salesman and encounters some classic Karen sass. He's also been on shows such as Doctors, Primeval, The Bill and Casualty.

13. Tara Fitzgerald, Jayne Eyre (2006)

Tara is an established theatrical actress who has been in several TV adaptations, such as The Vacillations of Poppy Carew, Fall From Grace and Jane Eyre.

18. Diana Rigg, The Avengers (1965)

Diana played master of martial arts and genius Emma Peele in the 1960's TV show The Avengers. She has also appeared in The Worst Witch, Extras and so much more.

19. Conleth Hill, Blue Heaven (1992)

Conleth played the character Roach who is one half of a struggling West Midlands duo called Blue Heaven. He has also been in The Bill and Casualty of course.

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