Game of Thrones actor Aiden Gillen: I get treated as their ‘favourite uncle’ by people


“It’s important to show that this is somebody who can get away with things, precisely because people do find him trustworthy in some way or attractive. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App 2017-07-28T14:10:26+00:00″>
Published:July 28, 2017 2:10 pm

Aiden Gillen’s character in Game of Thrones Littlefinger is a master conspirator. Without that it just wouldn’t work. “I don’t get booed and hissed that much. And his plans are so well laid, they go so far back you know – there’s a certain glee watching them unfold.”

Game of Thrones season seven is airs in India on Star World and Star World HD. They say to me, ‘Hey you know, your character confuses me because… I like you’. I was greeted very cordially by a group of something like 12 students off a train in Manchester the other day. His character Littlefinger is the master conspirator in Game of Thrones playing one house against another. And that’s what you want in a villainous role I guess.” Aiden Gillen has also worked in another HBO series, the crime drama The Wire and is also known for his work in movies like King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and The Dark Knight Rises. | Photo by HBO

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Jobs, facts and fictionTaslima Nasreen sent back from Aurangabad airport after protestsAkshay Kumar on poor success rate of Bollywood films: In South, they don’t spend more than Rs 2 crore on publicityIrish actor Aidan Gillen, who plays Lord Petyr Baelish also known as Littlefinger in HBO’s fantasy TV series Game of Thrones, says he doesn’t get booed much as many people treat him as “their favourite uncle” when they meet him. They were like, ‘Littlefinger!’ It was as if they’d met their favourite uncle just stepping off the train with sweets,” Gillen said in a statement. The actor added, “I think some people are confused. He think people are confused whether his character is a villain or not.