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What the Stars of ‘Game of Thrones’ Look Like in Real Life

When you sign up for a show like Game of Thronesyou’re also signing up for an aesthetic that’s decidedly medieval by nature. That means dirty makeup, ragged clothes, and a look that barely resembles the one you sport out in the real world.

That of course has us wondering: What do the stars of the popular HBO series look like when they’re not running around Westeros? Let’s find out!

1. Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

Emilia Clarke side-by-side, one from her role on Game of Thrones, and the other of her dressed up on the red carpet

Emilia Clarke side-by-side, one from her role on Game of Thrones, and the other of her dressed up on the red carpet Left: Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen | HBO, Right: Emilia Clarke on the carpet at the Golden Globes. | Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

We all may know Emilia Clarke as a golden-haired queen on Game of Thrones, but in real life, she sports dark brown hair. The blond hair is in fact a massive wig she sports solely for the show, giving her that trademark Targaryen look.