'Doctor Who' actor Simon Fisher-Becker joins 'Game of Thrones'
Published Sep 23 2011, 09:47 BST | By Morgan Jeffery Simon Fisher-Becker
has won a role in HBO's Game of Thrones
The Doctor Who
actor will appear in the fantasy drama's second season, according to Cult Box
"I'm doing a couple of episodes of Game of Thrones
soon," Fisher-Becker revealed to the site. "It's all very exciting. I'm a High Priest. Exciting times!"
Fisher-Becker has played the blue-skinned Dorium Maldovar in two episodes of Doctor Who
and will reprise the role in upcoming sixth series finale 'The Wedding of River Song'.
He also appeared in 2001's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
and played guest roles in Doctors
, Love Soup
, Carice van Houten, Stephen Dillane
, Liam Cunningham
and Hannah Murray
are among the other actors to have signed up for roles on Game of Thrones
director Neil Marshall will helm an episode for the second season
, as will The Pacific
's David Nutter, Rubicon
's Alik Sakharov and Boardwalk Empire
's David Petrarca.Game of Thrones
will return to HBO in early 2012.> Game of Thrones adds Fintan McKeown, Ian Whyte to cast
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