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Kristian Nairn


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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Game of Thrones
(2011-2016)
Ripper Street
Ripper Street Barnaby / Barnaby Silver
(2012-2013)
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Filmography

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 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)
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 2014 Treasure Trapped (Documentary) (associate producer)
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 2018 The Sidemen Show (TV Series)
Himself
 2017 Thronecast (TV Series)
Himself
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Himself
 2016-2017 Conan (TV Series)
Himself - Special Appearance / Himself - Guest
- The Cast of 'Game of Thrones' (2017) ... Himself - Special Appearance
- The Cast and Creators of Game of Thrones (2016) ... Himself - Guest
 2014 Treasure Trapped (Documentary)
Castlemere (Fall of Rothan Sequence)
 2014 The Insider (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Game of Thrones
- Episode dated 3 July 2014 (2014) ... Himself
- Episode dated 12 June 2014 (2014) ... Himself - Game of Thrones
 2014 Whenever! ...w/Jamie Stangroom (TV Series)
Himself
 2014 The Wil Wheaton Project (TV Series)
Himself / Hodor
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Himself / Hodor
 2014 Our Gay Wedding: The Musical (TV Movie)
Himself
 2013 5th Annual Shorty Awards (Video)
Himself - Presenter
 2013 Chronicles of Comic Con (TV Series)
Himself
- 5 of a Kind - Wondercon 12 (2013) ... Himself
 2011 Making of Game of Thrones (Video documentary)
Hodor
 2011 YoGPoD (TV Series)
Himself
- Hodor! (2011) ... Himself (voice)

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6' 10½" (2.1 m)
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Neurological experts who are fans of the show have speculated that Nairn's character on Game of Thrones (2011) suffers from Expressive Aphasia, in which sufferers can be fully literate, and know & understand everything said to them, but can only speak as little as one or two words, either due to a stroke, aneurysm, head trauma, or other neurological damage to a part of the brain known as Broca's ... See more »

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