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    All The Current House Of The Dragon Characters On The Show Vs. Them In Real Life

    Spoiler: They are all young and hot.

    So far, thanks to time jumps, the cast of House of the Dragon has changed approximately 24 times. I know it's hard to keep up. Don't worry though — here are all the currently alive characters and what they look like in real life. These characters are currently alive pre-episode 8, because I'm giving anyone who hasn't seen the most recent episode a small window to watch without spoilers here.

    1. Rhaenyra:

    Rhaenyra looking at someone

    Emma D'Arcy, who plays Rhaenyra, in real life:

    closeup of Emma D'Arcy

    Their Instagram:

    2. Alicent on the show:

    Alicent looking over at someone

    Olivia Cooke, who plays Alicent, in real life:

    closeup of Olivia Cooke

    Her Instagram:

    Aemond Targaryen:

    3. Ewan Mitchell, who plays Aemond, in real life:

    Ewan Mitchell smiling

    His Insta is private, womp, so here's just another pic:

    closeup of Ewan

    4. Aegon Targaryen:

    Aegon looking angry

    Tom Glynn-Carney, who plays Aegon, in real life:

    closeup of Tom Glynn-Carney

    His Instagram:

    5. Jacaerys, aka Jace Valeryon:

    Jacaerys looking off to the side

    Harry Collett, who plays Jace, in real life:

    Harry Collett at an event

    6. Rhaena Targaryen:

    Rhaena looking at something

    Phoebe Campbell, who plays Rhaena, in real life:

    closeup of Phoebe Campbell

    I couldn't find her Insta :/

    7. Helaena Targaryen:

    Helaena looking serious

    Phia Saban, who plays Helaena Targaryen, in real life:

    Phia Saban on the red carpet

    Her Instagram:

    8. Lord Corlys:

    Lord Corlys talking to someone

    Steve Toussaint, who plays Lord Corlys, in real life:

    9. Qarl:

    Qarl looking pensive

    Arty Froushan, who plays Qarl, in real life:

    closeup of Arty Froushan

    His Instagram:

    10. Larys Strong:

    Larys Strong looking up at something

    Matthew Needham, who plays Larys Strong, in real life:

    closeup of Matthew Needham

    He's Instaless.

    11. Ser Criston Cole:

    Fabien Frankel, who plays Criston, in real life:

    closeup of Fabian Frankel

    His Instagram:

    12. King Viserys:

    King Viserys looking at something

    Paddy Considine, who plays Viserys, in real life:

    closeup of Paddy Considine

    His Instagram:

    13. Daemon Targaryen:

    Daemon with his arms crossed looking amused

    Matt Smith, who plays Daemon:

    closeup of Matt Smith

    No Instagram for Matt Smith.

    14. Lucerys/Luke Velaryon:

    Lucerys looking up at something

    Elliot Grihault, who plays Luke, in real life (you only get his Insta because this is his first role, so he has no red carpet pics):

    15. Rhaenys Targaryen:

    Rhaenys looking over at something

    Eve Best, who plays Rhaenys, in real life:

    Eve Best smiling

    She doesn't have an Instagram.

    16. Vaemond Velaryon:

    Vaemond Valaryon looking at something

    Wil Johnson, who plays Vaemond Velaryon, in real life:

    Wil Johnson at an event

    I couldn't find his Instagram if he has one.

    17. Laenor Velaryon:

    Laenor looking angry

    John Macmillan, who plays Laenor Velaryon, in real life:

    closeup of John Macmillan

    His Instagram:

    18. Baela Targaryen:

    Baela looking over at something

    Bethany Antonia, who plays Baela Targaryen, in real life:

    Bethany Antonia on the red carpet

    Her Instagram:

    19. And because it's interesting (to me), young Aegon:

    Aegon curtseying

    Who is played by Ty Tennant...

    closeup of Ty Tennant

    ...who happens to be the son of David Tennant:

    David and Ty Tennant at an event

    20. And his Instagram: