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'''Conan Stevens''' is an Australian professional wrestler, actor and scriptwriter. He is 7' 1/4" in height.
 
'''Conan Stevens''' is an Australian professional wrestler, actor and scriptwriter. He is 7' 1/4" in height.
   
In ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' he played the role of [[Gregor Clegane]] in the [[Season 1|first season]]. He made himself known to the fan community and to the series producers early in the development of the series and lobbied for the role, gaining fan support due to his enthusiasm for the project. He auditioned for the part of [[Khal Drogo]] in the pilot so as to put his name in circulation for Gregor when auditioning for the series itself took place. He was confirmed in the role by Westeros.org on 7 July 2010. After appearing in two episodes of the first season, it was announced that Stevens would be playing the role of an orc chieftain named Bolg in the movie version of ''[[wikipedia:The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]'', as well as a recurring role on the second season of ''[[wikipedia:Spartacus: Blood and Sand|Spartacus: Blood and Sand]]''.
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In ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' he played the role of [[Gregor Clegane]] in the [[Season 1|first season]]. He made himself known to the fan community and to the series producers early in the development of the series and lobbied for the role, gaining fan support due to his enthusiasm for the project. He auditioned for the part of [[Khal Drogo]] in the pilot so as to put his name in circulation for Gregor when auditioning for the series itself took place. He was confirmed in the role by Westeros.org on 7 July 2010. After appearing in two episodes of the first season, it was announced that Stevens would be playing the role of an orc chieftain named Bolg in the movie version of ''[[wikipedia:The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]'', as well as a recurring role in ''[[wikipedia:Spartacus: Vengeance|Spartacus:Vengeance]]''.
   
 
On 12 September 2011, responding to speculation on the Winter is Coming fansite, Conan Stevens confirmed that he had left the series, due to scheduling conflicts with his other projects: Stevens will be playing the Orc king Bolg in Peter Jackson's ''The Hobbit'' prequel trilogy. Stevens took the time to thank fans for their support<ref>[http://winter-is-coming.net/2011/09/amory-lorch-cast-gregor-recast/#comment-131915 Winter is Coming]</ref>. He was replaced in the role of Gregor by [[Ian Whyte]].
 
On 12 September 2011, responding to speculation on the Winter is Coming fansite, Conan Stevens confirmed that he had left the series, due to scheduling conflicts with his other projects: Stevens will be playing the Orc king Bolg in Peter Jackson's ''The Hobbit'' prequel trilogy. Stevens took the time to thank fans for their support<ref>[http://winter-is-coming.net/2011/09/amory-lorch-cast-gregor-recast/#comment-131915 Winter is Coming]</ref>. He was replaced in the role of Gregor by [[Ian Whyte]].
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==See also==
 
==See also==
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1947403/ Conan Stevens at the Internet Movie Database.]
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* [http://www.conanstevens.com/ Conan Stevens's official website.]
 
* [http://www.conanstevens.com/ Conan Stevens's official website.]
   
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Conan Stevens is an Australian professional wrestler, actor and scriptwriter. He is 7' 1/4" in height.

In Game of Thrones he played the role of Gregor Clegane in the first season. He made himself known to the fan community and to the series producers early in the development of the series and lobbied for the role, gaining fan support due to his enthusiasm for the project. He auditioned for the part of Khal Drogo in the pilot so as to put his name in circulation for Gregor when auditioning for the series itself took place. He was confirmed in the role by Westeros.org on 7 July 2010. After appearing in two episodes of the first season, it was announced that Stevens would be playing the role of an orc chieftain named Bolg in the movie version of The Hobbit, as well as a recurring role in Spartacus:Vengeance.

On 12 September 2011, responding to speculation on the Winter is Coming fansite, Conan Stevens confirmed that he had left the series, due to scheduling conflicts with his other projects: Stevens will be playing the Orc king Bolg in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit prequel trilogy. Stevens took the time to thank fans for their support[1]. He was replaced in the role of Gregor by Ian Whyte.

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Winter is Coming The Kingsroad Lord Snow Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things The Wolf and the Lion
A Golden Crown You Win or You Die The Pointy End Baelor Fire and Blood

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