Appeared for the first time in season 4 of Game of Thrones, the King of the Night has been steadily going up in power over the episodes and seasons of the series until become THE greatest threat to Westeros. Episode 3 of season 8 (all of the questions that we asked, with spoilers of course !) was 100% epic with the battle between Winterfell walkers white and the King of the Night was obviously waiting for you ! But do you know who is hiding under the costume ? First, it is Richard Blake who has embodied the character before leaving its place in season 6 to Vladmir Furdik.
The 48-year old man is in fact a specialist in stunts, and has worked on Snow White and the Huntsman and its sequel, Skyfall , or even Thor : the dark world, the. In Game of Thrones, he did not incarnate only the King of the Night : he also played in a walker white killed by Jon Snow (Kit Harington) in an episode of season 5. And here are pictures of what it looks like in the life :
4 hours of preparation to transform
To become the King of the Night, Vladmir Furdik must be patient. As the unveiled Barrie Gower, specialist of prosthetics on Game of Thrones, it takes 4 hours to achieve the make-up and place the dentures of the character. Yes, make you freak out the viewers, it is a long-term work !