HBO’s ultra popular fantasy series Game of Thrones has made a slew of unknown actors instantly famous. But what was Jack Gleeson, Julian Glover, and the rest of the cast doing before they entered the world of Westeros and Essos? BuzzFeed Pop wanted to find out, so they dug through the actors’ past to discover what they were doing before they were on Game of Thrones. The results might surprise you. 

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