Ser Gregor is left to command Harrenhal in Tywin's absence and to find and destroy "The Brotherhood Without Banners", invoking the escape of Arya, Gendry and Hot Pie from Harrenhal. A huge knight—nearer 8’ feet than 7’—with a black reputation, Ser Gregor is called the Mountain the Rides as he dwarfs other knights. Hafþór was cast for the role of Mongkut in the 2017 film Kickboxer: Retaliation. Gregor succumbs to the poison and his body is given to Qyburn for experimentation. [5] He and his men continue raiding the Riverlands throughout A Clash of Kings. [39] Ser Gregor Clegane was a deadly warrior known for his excessive use of violence. [22], Hafþór took part in World's Strongest Man after earning a wild card invitation to the 2011 contest. Hafþór played the lead role in the Philadelphia Renaissance Faire during their debut season in 2015. The second actor, Ian Whyte, was originally to continue portraying the character after the second season, but was instead cast as Dongo and later Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun. Ser Gregor takes part in the Hand's tourney.He slays Ser Hugh of the Vale in his second joust when his lance rides up and pierces the new-made knight's throat. Gregor Clegane in gevecht met Oberyn. [27], In May 2020, Hafþór stated that he would never return to a Giants Live event or a World's Strongest Man competition, thus statedly ending Hafþór's participation in World's Strongest Man. Previous But Hafthor Bjornsson, the actor who played the elder Clegane in five seasons of HBO's Game of Thrones, made a thrilling return this weekend that would have made even The … Op 6 mei 2018 werd hij de Sterkste Man van de Wereld.Op 8 maart 2020 won hij voor de derde keer de Arnold Strongman Classic He also has a tattoo of Jón Páll Sigmarsson on his calf. In A Game of Thrones, Tywin Lannister sends him to raid the Riverlands in retaliation for Catelyn Stark's abduction of Tyrion. When Sandor and Gregor were children, Gregor held his brother's face in a fire for playing with one of his toys without permission, horrifically scarring him. He won gold at the Arnold Strongman Classic in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Hafþór was cast as Ser Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane for the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones in August 2013. [10] In 2006 he played 8 games with Iceland's U-18 national team in Division A of the U18 European Championship. After recovering from surgery, Hafþór moved to Úrvalsdeild powerhouse KR in 2006. 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Drag and drop upload, viewable on any device. Ser Gregor Clegane is the head of House Clegane, a landed knight vassal to House Lannister,[3] and is the older brother of Sandor Clegane. After 10 games it was discovered that he had been playing with a broken bone in his ankle and would require surgery. Fans have theorized for a while that the two brothers will square off before the show is over, and this moment felt like a pre-fight stare-down. As an actor it would be a huge challenge living up to the books portrayal of scene and the well read fans expectations. Vervolgens werd hij door Cersei naar Koningslanding gehaald. Clegane was one of the first Lannister soldiers to enter King's Landing during its sack at the end of Robert Baratheon's rebellion. Sandor Clegane. He has appeared in advertisements of the brand promoting environmental awareness and collaborated in one with fellow Game of Thrones actor Hannah Waddingham (who played Septa Unella). He added, "'When you want to be the best, you do whatever it takes'". Gregor Clegane, King's Landing. He is the older brother of Sandor Clegane, but when Ser Gregor inherited the family seat from his father, Sandor immediately departed to take up service with the Lannisters. 'Game of Thrones' actor Hafthor Bjornsson, who played Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane in the HBO series, set a deadlift world record by lifting 501 kilograms on Saturday. Oberyn inflicts several serious injuries on Clegane with his poisoned spear, but Gregor eventually kills Oberyn by crushing his skull, while admitting that he did rape Elia, killed her children and enjoyed it, before collapsing from his own injuries. Computer Generated Images He raped and murdered Princess Elia, after murdering her son Aegon by shattering the child's head against a wall, a grudge House Martell still bears 14 years later at the onset of A Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, who played the colossus Ser Gregor Clegane … On 2 May 2020, Hafþór deadlifted a record-setting 501 kilograms (1,105 lb) under strongman rules at his gym in Iceland. [54][55][56], In 2016, Hafþór co-founded the spirits brand Icelandic Mountain Vodka. He subsequently appeared in A Clash of Kings (1998), A Storm of Swords (2000) and in A Dance with Dragons (2011). In the books, the character is initially introduced in 1996's A Game of Thrones. [25] In 2017, Hafþór once again was runner up, this time to Eddie Hall. Gregor Clegane is the head of House Clegane, a house loyal to the Lannisters. He won Europe's Strongest Man in 2014, a feat he repeated in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. [44][46][47] On 21 October 2018, Hafþór announced that he and Henson had married. Gregor Clegane is not a point of view character in the novels, so his actions are witnessed and interpreted through the eyes of other people, such as Arya Stark and Cersei Lannister. [48][49] On 26 September 2020, Hafþór and Henson welcomed their first child together, a baby boy. [4] He missed most of the 2006–2007 season after a screw in his ankle shattered and had to be fixed by another surgery. Origin. Taking part again in ensuing years, he placed third in 2012, 2013 and 2015. Hafþór was cast as Ser Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane for the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones in August 2013. He is the brother of Sandor Clegane, who hates him and wishes to kill him. Gregor Clegane, med øgenavnet "The Mountain That Rides" eller blot "The Mountain", er en fiktiv person i fantasybogserien A Song of Ice and Fire, der er blevet skrevet af den amerikanske George R. R. Martin, og i tv-serien Game of Thrones.I bøgerne blev karakteren oprindeligt introduceret i bogen A Game of Thrones i 1996. [1] He is the older brother of Sandor "The Hound" Clegane; who has hated him ever since Gregor gruesomely scarred Sandor by shoving his face into a brazier when they were children. He won three bronze and three silver medals in his next six attempts before being crowned champion in 2018. . This was his first main acting role, and he is the third person to depict the character after Conan Stevens played the role in season 1 and Ian Whyte in season 2. According to Sandor Clegane, Gregor noticed the knight's gorget was not fastened properly and Gregor purposely drove his lance there. 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Actor Jumanji: The Next Level Jurgen the Brutal (2019) Game of Thrones Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane (2011-2019) [29][30], Hafþór defended his title at the Arnold Strongman Classic 2019; he finished on 45 points, 4.5 points ahead of runner-up Martins Licis. [5], For the 2007–2008 season, he moved back to play for FSu Selfoss. [17], Hafþór finished in second place at the inaugural Jón Páll Sigmarsson Classic in November 2010, behind Brian Shaw. Vlak voor hij in het gevecht Oberyn Martel doodde biechtte hij zijn daden op die betrekking hadden tot Elia Martel. [53][47], Hafþór is a brand ambassador for SodaStream, a company involved in manufacture of a device for making carbonated water at home. [40][41][42][43][44] Until early 2017, he was in a relationship with Andrea Sif Jónsdóttir whom he met at a gym. Though he’s happy to talk about the iconic battle against Oberyn Martell, played by hot actor Pedro Pascal. Hafþór declined to say when he had used steroids or whether his use of the substances was ongoing.[33][34][35]. He later abandons Harrenhal after slaughtering the prisoners and is defeated by Edmure Tully at the Stone Mill, but manages to escape back to the Westerlands. [18] He won the 2011 Strongest Man in Iceland contest on 4 June 2011,[19] and the 2011 Iceland's Strongest Man contest on 18 June 2011. [39] His father, Björn, stands at 203 cm (6 ft 8 in),[17] and his mother, Ragnheiður, is also of very tall stature. The Mountain received his nickname due to his intimidating size and eventually became Cersei's lone bodyguard by the end of the series. Unnamed sister. A notorious knight and retainer to House Lannister, he is well known for his enormous size, prowess in battle, extremely cruel nature, and uncontrollable temper. After Cersei destroys the Great Sept of Baelor and retakes power, she has Gregor torture Septa Unella in revenge for torturing her during her time in prison. [45], Since late 2017, Hafþór had been dating Kelsey Henson, a Canadian waitress. If you're wondering where actor Rory … He is confronted by his brother Sandor "The Hound" Clegane in the season finale, where Sandor conveys an ominous message that he (Gregor) already knows who is coming for him and that he has always known. Hafþór Julius "Thor" Björnsson (26 november 1988) is een IJslandse Sterkste Man-deelnemer, televisie- en filmacteur, een voormalig professioneel basketbalspeler en de Sterkste Man van Europa van 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 en 2019. When war breaks out, Gregor is given command of Tywin's vanguard and left flank and leads his men through intimidation. Hafþór has a daughter, Theresa Líf, with his former girlfriend Thelma Björk Steimann. Gregor Clegane, nicknamed "The Mountain That Rides" or simply "The Mountain", is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. His enormous size and strength make him a fearsome warrior (in the novels he is nearly 8 feet tall, and weighs over 400 lbs. Tywin Lannister sends him to raid the Riverlands. The couple garnered attention for the difference in their respective heights, as Henson is 157 cm (5 ft 2 in). Ironically, Gregor's ward, Queen Cersei, dies at the same time below them as even the crypts beneath the keep collapse, fulfilling (in a narrow, somewhat ironic sense) Qyburn's promise that the knight would not rest until her enemies had been defeated and "evil driven from the realm". In a 2017 interview, when asked if he had ever used steroids, Hafþór answered: "'Yes, I have'". Reynir recalled in 2014 that Hafþór worked on the family farm outside Reykjavík as a child and "was always big, even when he wasn't tall". 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In an online video interview by Mulligan Brothers published 21 December 2019, Hafþór lamented not having seen his daughter in three years. 859 likes. Hafþór surpassed the strongman deadlift record of 500 kilograms (1,102 lb) which was set by Eddie Hall in 2016. Born in Reykjavík, Hafþór began his basketball career in 2004 with Division I team Breiðablik, moving to FSu in 2005. On 2 May 2020, Hafþór deadlifted 501 kilograms (1,105 lb) under strongman rules at his gym in Iceland while being refereed by Magnús Ver Magnússon. Hafþór began his athletic career as a basketball player. Beric Dondarrion is sent to arrest Gregor. [37] Hafþór was cast for the role of Mongkut in the 2017 film Kickboxer: Retaliation. [citation needed], In January 2015, at the World's Strongest Viking competition held in Norway, Hafþór carried a 10-metre-long (33 ft), 650-kilogram (1,430 lb) log for five steps, thus breaking a 1,000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson.[21]. He is the first person to have won the Arnold Strongman Classic, Europe's Strongest Man and World's Strongest Man in the same calendar year. He helped FSu to promotion from Division I to the Premier League but his career was cut short in 2008 due to a recurrent ankle injury. The previous Elephant Bar deadlift world record of 468 kg (1,032 lb) was set by Jerry Pritchett at the Arnold Strongman Classic 2017. In 2005 he joined FSu Selfoss, also in the Icelandic Division I. He became the first actor to portray Clegane in more than one continuous season with his appearances in seasons four through eight. Elia's brother Oberyn Martell volunteers as Tyrion's champion to expose Gregor as a murderer. 2. Whyte's replacement, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, is actually nineteen years younger than Rory McCann, who portrays Gregor's younger brother Sandor Clegane. He transferred to Premier League side KR in 2006 before returning to FSu in 2007. Ser Gregor is still with Cersei as a member of the Queensguard. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (Icelandic: [ˈhafθour ˈjuːlijʏs ˈpjœr̥sɔn] (listen); in English transliterated as Hafthor; born 26 November 1988) is an Icelandic former professional strongman and actor. [23] He came in sixth overall. HBO We only saw a few glimpses of Ser Gregor on the first season. Cersei enlists ex-maester Qyburn to save him, though Qyburn claims that the procedure will "change" Clegane. He took over the role of Gregor "The Mountain That Rides" Clegane for the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth seasons. [26] Hafþór won the 2018 World's Strongest Man,[1][2] thus becoming the first Icelander to win the title since Magnús Ver Magnússon in 1996. Ser Gregor continues to act as Cersei's bodyguard to intimidate all those who may bother or mock her. 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Ser Gregor is killed in the penultimate episode when Cersei attempts to flee the Red Keep, meeting Gregor's vengeful brother on their way down. Beric Dondarrion is sent to arrest Gregor. 1 year ago. Beric Dondarrion is sent to arrest Gregor, but Gregor ambushes and kills him. He also rips the head off of a Faith Militant with his bare hands when they try to take Cersei into their custody. In the books, the character is initially introduced in 1996's A Game of Thrones. Hafþór was cast as Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane for the fourth season of the HBO series 'Game of Thrones (2011)' in August 2013. The procedure is seemingly a success as Ser Gregor returns to duty, now as a kingsguard, presenting himself as Cersei returns from her walk of shame. Hafþór Júlíus "Thor" Björnsson is an Icelandic strongman and actor. After successfully defending his crown, Hafþór became only the second person to win three Arnold Strongman Classics in a row (2018, 2019 and 2020) after Zydrunas Savickas. After stubbornly fighting his brother by any means available, and even penetrating his bared face with a dagger all the way through his skull (suggesting that Gregor is, in fact, dead and reanimated by magical means), Sandor finally tackles him into an unsteady wall as the Red Keep crumbles around them. Gregor is a landed knight rather than a full-fledged lord. Ser Gregor Clegane is the head of House Clegane, a knightly house from the Westerlands, and the elder brother of Sandor Clegane. This was his first main acting role, and the third person to depict the character after Conan Stevens played the role in season 1 … The effort is finally successful, and both brothers fall out of the stairwell into a raging inferno below. . Several characters have made comments about his unnatural behaviour and have theorized about who he could be, however he is currently not confirmed to be Ser Gregor. He also improved on his elephant bar world record, increasing it to 474 kg (1,045 lb) with his second attempt. He is a freakishly large man, over seven and … Sandor quickly dispatches her guards and Gregor slays Qyburn as he insists upon obeying him and protecting the queen, instead engaging in a sword duel with Sandor (whose presence seems to break his spell of loyalty). Though Qyburn's treatment has changed his physical appearance and behavior, and seemingly made him completely mute, Qyburn explains that Ser Gregor - not naming him as such - has sworn a vow of silence and vowed to serve as Cersei's personal bodyguard until all her enemies are destroyed and evil has been driven from the realm. He subsequently appeared in A Clash of Kings (1998), A Storm of Swords (2000) and in A Dance with Dragons (2011). [14] Hafþór won several strongman contests in Iceland in 2010, including Strongest Man in Iceland,[15] Iceland's Strongest Viking, Westfjords Viking,[16] and five of six events at the OK Badur Strongman Championships. ), and he has earned a reputation for violence and brutality. The “Game of Thrones” Season 7 finale delivered a moment fans have long been waiting for as Sandor Clegane, The Hound (Rory McCann), confronted Gregor Clegane, The Mountain (Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson), during the dragon pit council. Game of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson, who played Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in the HBO series, set a deadlift world record by lifting 501 kilograms (1,104 pounds) on Saturday. Oberyn wounds Gregor with a poisoned spear, but the Mountain is ultimately victorious, admitting to murdering Elia and Aegon before crushing Oberyn's skull. Hafþór won the Strongest Man in Iceland event in 2010, and Iceland's Strongest Man in 2011. [39] Hafþór's grandfather, Reynir, is 207 cm (6 ft 9 1⁄2 in)[17] and "just as broad across the chest". He first competed in the World's Strongest Man in 2011, placing sixth. Later Gregor's skull is sent to Doran Martell and the Sand Snakes who question if it is really Gregor. He finished runner-up in 2014 event[24] to Žydrūnas Savickas and again in the 2016 event to Brian Shaw. This achievement was televised live by ESPN. After being mortally wounded in a duel with Oberyn Martell, he is supposedly resuscitated by Qyburn via sinister means and becomes the personal bodyguard of Cersei Lannister under the name Robert Strong. Gregor is mostly a background character in the novels.[4]. At 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in),[3] he started his senior team career with Division I club Breiðablik in 2004, playing as a center. He appeared as "King Thor", the leader of a Viking raiding party intent on capturing the city of Amman. [50], Hafþór has several tattoos including those in relation to Norse deities and the Viking culture. Ser Gregor Clegane, also known as the Mountain That Rides, or simply the Mountain, was a Lannister bannerman. Gregor Clegane, nicknamed "The Mountain That Rides" or simply "The Mountain", is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. Ser Gregor is present when Daenerys Targaryen arrives at King's Landing with all her forces, demanding the release of her advisor Missandei and Cersei's surrender. When war breaks out, Gregor is given command of Tywin's vanguard and left flank and leads his men through intimidation. He subsequently began his strongman career. Gregor Clegane has been portrayed by three actors in the HBO series. [36] This was his first main acting role, and he is the third person to depict the character after Conan Stevens played the role in season 1 and Ian Whyte in season 2. A defiant Cersei has Ser Gregor decapitate Missandei. The last time we saw Gregor Clegane -- better known as "The Mountain" -- he was falling to his death from the Red Keep, pushed through a crumbling wall in an act of suicide by his brother, Sandor "The Hound" Clegane. [28], On 3 March 2018, Hafþór broke the Elephant Bar deadlift world record with his successful 472 kg (1,041 lb) third attempt, as well as being champion of the Arnold Strongman Classic 2018. 1. It is later revealed that The Mountain has been poisoned with manticore venom, a poison with which Oberyn had laced his weapon, and that he is slowly dying. Ser Gregor Clegane is a is a knight of House Clegane, the older brother of Sandor Clegane, and a notoriously fearsome and much-feared warrior, with a tendency toward extreme and excessive violence. He played by Conan Stevens in Season 1, Ian Whyte in Season 2, and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson in Season 4 onward. Toen Tyrion Lannister vroeg om een Gerechtelijk Tweekamp werd Gregor Clegane de kampioen van Cersei. He also is a former professional basketball player. He averaged 6.7 points per game,[6] helping the team achieve promotion to the Úrvalsdeild,[7] but the troublesome ankle forced him to retire from basketball after the season, at the age of 20. He is a member of the Kingsguard. [1][2] He played Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in the HBO series Game of Thrones for five seasons. [51][52], Hafþór and his former girlfriend Andrea have spoken about his occasional sleep troubles after a heavy meal due to his body weight. They lived together in Reykjavik. He was initially played by Conan Stevens. On 15 February 2020, Hafþór deadlifted an unofficial world record on the elephant bar with 480 kilograms (1,058 lbs). He tried for 501 kg (1,105 lb) in his third attempt but was unsuccessful.[31][32]. Jul 24, 2014 - Gregor Clegane by Kveldulv | CGPortfolio: Build your online digital art portfolio. When Tyrion Lannister demands a trial by combat in A Storm of Swords, the accuser Cersei Lannister chooses Gregor as her champion. [38], Hafþór was born in Reykjavík. Sandor Clegane, also known as The Hound, emerged as one of Game of Thrones' most beloved personalities. Ser Gregor is chosen as Cersei's champion for Tyrion's trial by combat, and fights Oberyn Martell, Tyrion's champion who wants to kill Gregor as revenge for the murder of his sister, Elia Martell. The main focus of the company is a seven-time distilled Icelandic vodka, as well as having a gin production. Over the course of his service to Tywin Lannister, he has committed numerous war crimes, most infamously the rape and murder of the Targaryen royal family, but has repeatedly avoided punishment due to House Lannister's power and influence over the Iron Throne. [8][9], Between 2004 and 2006, Hafþór played 32 games for the Icelandic junior national basketball teams. Ser Gregor Clegane is head of House Clegane and a bannerman to House Lannister. [51][52], In March 2017, he was diagnosed with Bell's palsy. Robb chides his uncle, having planned to draw the Mountain into a trap of his own making to be captured or killed. Following Cersei's walk of atonement, she gains a bodyguard named Ser Robert Strong who is of similar enormous stature as Gregor, and whose body is completely covered in armor. He became the first actor to portray Clegane in more than one continuous season with his appearances in seasons four through eight. 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