Grigor Kligan. Actor and his character
"Game of Thrones" - a series that gave viewersa lot of bright characters, including Grigor Cligan. The actor, who embodied the image of a man nicknamed Skipping Mountain, can not but arouse curiosity among the fans of the television project. It is interesting that this role goes from one actor to another.
Who is Grigor Kligan ("The Game of Thrones")
To begin with it is necessary to understand thatrepresents this mysterious character. Who is Grigor Kligan? "Game of Thrones" - a series that introduces viewers to a fictional world - Vasteras. The galloping Mountain is one of the inhabitants of this world, the knight and vassal of the Lannister house.
What is this man famous for and why was he given such aa formidable nickname? His nickname Grigor was primarily due to the huge growth and strength. In Västerås it is difficult to find a knight who voluntarily agreed to come together with an eight-foot giant in a deadly battle. Also, Kligan is famous for its extreme cruelty. He spares no one, be they old men, women, children. In the past, this man nearly killed his younger brother for having taken his toy without a demand. He is also rightfully accused of murdering Princess Elia Martell and her children.
Man Without a Face
Grigor Kligan (actor - Conan Stevens) for the first timeappeared in front of the audience in the first season of the series. At the tournament organized in honor of the Hand, Skipping Mountain killed the young knight Hugh. The death of the latter was considered an accident, but this was a planned crime committed by the order of Cersei Lannister. Then there was a show of Grigor with his brother Sandor, who put an end to the interference of King Robert Baratheon.
In the second season the role of the Jumping Mountain took overIan White. The character appears sporadically, directs the torture and execution of prisoners in Harrenhall. The most interesting line is the hero in the fourth season. He participates in a duel with Oberin Martell, who dreams of settling with Grigor for the murder of his sister and nephews. In this battle, Kligan gets a mortal wound and disappears from the scene for a long time.
Robert Strong appears at the end of the fifththe "Games of Thrones" season. This creature, with the help of magic, creates Meister Quibern, the personal assistant of Queen Cersei. The galloping Mountain turns into a strange knight who never takes off his helmet. Many people assume that under the helmet there is a void. He does not need food and water, he does not talk. His only goal is to protect Cersei Lannister from her numerous enemies.
Conan Stevens and Ian White
What is known about the person who, in the first season"Games of Thrones" embodied the image of such a character as Grigor Kligan? Actor Conan Stevens is a professional wrestler. The growth of the performer of the role is 213 cm, it weighs about 145 kg. In the second season, Jumping Mountain was played by Ian White, a basketball player by profession. He is three centimeters taller than Stevens, but considerably narrower in the shoulders.
In the fourth season again returns to GrigorThe Kligan. Actor Haftor Björnson played this character. The athlete from Iceland is not as tall as the previous performers of the role. His height is 206 cm, and Hafthor weighs about 190 kg. It is interesting that it was Grigor in his performance who most remembered the audience.
Björnson is known more as an athlete,than an actor. This giant was awarded several times the title of the most powerful resident of Iceland. In 2012, he won a prize in the competition for the title of the main strength of the planet. It is known that in his youth Haftor was fond of basketball, but was forced to leave the game because of a serious knee injury. It is possible that thanks to the role of Grigor Cligan on Björnson, the directors will pay attention, and he will begin actively to act in films.