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Kristian Nairn is a Northern Irish Actor and Musician. He is a successful DJ, having performed alongside acts such as the Scissor Sisters. He has worked Worldwide. Game of Thrones marks Nairn's first major acting role. He plays the role of the enigmatic fan favorite character, Hodor. He also appeared as a guest on episode 37 of the comedy podcast ... See full bio »

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(2011-2016)
Ripper Street Barnaby / Barnaby Silver
(2012-2013)

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 2018 The Rookie (TV Series)
Wallace
- The Switch (2018) ... Wallace
 2018 The Appearance
Johnny
 2011-2016 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Hodor
- The Door (2016) ... Hodor
- Home (2016) ... Hodor
- The Children (2014) ... Hodor
- First of His Name (2014) ... Hodor
- Oathkeeper (2014) ... Hodor
 2015 Four Warriors
Baliphar
 2014 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor (Video Game) (voice)
 2012-2013 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Barnaby Silver / Barnaby
- What Use Our Work? (2013) ... Barnaby Silver
- I Need Light (2012) ... Barnaby (uncredited)
 2004 World of Warcraft (Video Game) (voice)
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6' 10½" (2.1 m)
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In an interview given in 2015, Nairn admitted that when he is not playing the role of the lovable giant 'Hodor' on Game of Thrones, he is very much into the MMO World of Warcraft, even going so far as getting the "Horde" symbol tattooed on his arm. See more »

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