GOT actor Liam Cunningham: Playing outsiders with good intentions

Irish actor Liam Cunningham goes from the role of Davos Seaworth on Game Of Thrones to that of Dr Wade Carter in the Ebola thriller The Hot Zone

Dr Wade Carter (above) in the Ebola thriller The Hot Zone.
Dr Wade Carter (above) in the Ebola thriller The Hot Zone.PHOTO: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Davos Seaworth (above) in Game Of Thrones.
Davos Seaworth (above) in Game Of Thrones.PHOTO: HBO

After playing the knight Davos Seaworth on the hit fantasy series Game Of Thrones for seven seasons, letting go of the character was very hard for Irish actor Liam Cunningham.

He has been a series mainstay on the HBO blockbuster drama since 2012.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 15, 2019, with the headline 'Playing outsiders with good intentions'. Print Edition | Subscribe