Spoiler alert: Jason Momoa didn't last very long on Game of Thrones, but like Sean Bean - who lost his head as the righteous Ned Stark - the previously unknown actor created one of the series' most memorable and iconic characters, despite not even surviving season one.
Yes, Khal Drogo's run was short but sweet, and it's not hard to see why Momoa desperately wanted the part.
Despite being brought down by an infected boo-boo, Drogo was arguably the ultimate badass on a show littered with badasses. Plus, he got to see Emilia Clarke naked on multiple occasions.
Not a bad gig. Perhaps that explains why Momoa went full-Dothraki psycho while he was auditioning:
Hmm ... too understated. Can you try that again with some feeling?!