George R.R. Martin

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George R. R. Martin
  • Birth Name: George Raymond Martin
  • Birth Place: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/20/1948, Virgo
  • Profession: Author; screenwriter
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George R.R. Martin Addresses Controversial Thrones Scene: “We Never Discussed This Scene”

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Sunday's Game of Thrones' episode, "Breaker of Chains." Read at your own risk.]

Of all the troubled relationships on Game of Thrones, Cersei (Lena Headey) and Jaime Lannister's (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) incestuous relationship is probably one of the most disturbing. But the HBO series took it to new heights during Sunday's "Breaker of Chains" by including a scene in which...read more

Game of Thrones By the Book: Daario Brings Comedy Gold; Jon Steps Up

Hello, friends and bannermen. Game of Thrones delivered a thoughtful, if not action-packed third episode. How did it match up with the books? How did it differ?read more

VIDEO: Breaker of Chains

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Breaker of Chains
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Length: 58:00
Aired: 4/20/2014

Tyrion ponders his options. Tywin extends an olive branch. Sam realizes Castle Black isn't safe, and Jon proposes a bold plan. The Hound teaches Arya the way things are. Dany chooses her champion. watch

Videos

'Game of Thrones 29' Preview (HBO)
Game Of Thrones Season 3: Inside The Episode #3
Game Of Thrones Season 3: Chaos Preview
'Game of Thrones 28' Preview (HBO)

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Breaker of Chains
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The Lion and the Rose
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Game of Thrones: The Politics of Power: A Look Back at Season 3
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Game of Thrones, Season 3: Season 2 Recap

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 The Word This Week: George Jonas, Alejandro Jodorowsky Episode, Guest
2011 Game of Thrones TV Show Series, Co-Executive Producer
2011 Game of Thrones TV Show Series, Author
2006 People: George R. R. Martin Episode, Subject (person only)
1987 Nightflyers Movie, Source

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News

Game of Thrones By the Book: All Choked Up by the Purple Wedding

Hello, friends and bannermen. Game of Thrones finally paid off the promise of its Purple Wedding. How did it match up with the books? How did it differ? read more

HBO Renews Game of Thrones for Seasons 5 and 6

Winter is coming... for at least two more years.

Less than 48 hours after the Season 4 premiere of Game of Thrones, HBO has renewed the series for Seasons 5 and 6, the network announced Tuesday.

Sunday's fourth season premiere drew the biggest audience for an HBO show since the Sopranos finale in 2007.

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Game of Thrones By the Book: The Red Viper and Sexy New Daario

Hello, friends and bannermen. Game of Thrones kicked off its fourth season with plenty of swords and a few new players. How did it match up with the books? How did it differ?

This weekly chat series is for fans of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books, upon which HBO's fantasy drama is based. It's meant to be a safe haven to discuss spoilers and changes from the novels and how they have played out or will play out in the TV series. Hanh Nguyen and Sadie Gennisare longtime fantasy fans of varying levels of geekiness who will sound off on all things Westerosi (and beyond!).

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SNL: How Did Anna Kendrick Do as Host?

Anna Kendrick handled hosting duties at Saturday Night Live for the first time this weekend, in an episode that offered a few memorable moments among mostly mediocre sketches.

Highlights included the sure-to-go-viral music video "Dongs All Over the World," starring Kendrick, Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Sasheer Zamata and Cecily Strong, as well as George R.R. Martin (Bobby Moynihan) stopping by "Weekend Update" to discuss the new Game of Thrones book he's working on.

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Inside Game of Thrones' Bloodiest Season Yet

It's midnight on the chilly Northern Ireland set of Castle Black, Game of Thrones' military outpost where the Night's Watch is the kingdom of Westeros's only defense against its enemies — both human and supernatural — amassing beyond the colossal Wall that lines the north.

In the muddy, brazier-lit courtyard, swords clash as... read more

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