18 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Game of Thrones
Showrunner David Benioff cast his parents in an episode
Turns out knowing the person who runs a hit TV show has its perks! Benioff cast his parents in the season four premiere of the show as peasants walking towards King’s Landing. They’re only shown briefly and don’t have speaking roles, but they’re there! While Benioff’s dad once headed Goldman Sachs and worked with President George Bush‘s administration, we’re sure this was probably his proudest moment. Who wouldn’t want to be on Game of Thrones?!