Gary Lightbody (born 15 June 1976) is a Northern Irish singer, musician and songwriter. Since 1994 he has been the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the band Snow Patrol. He is credited with writing "Chasing Cars", their biggest-selling and most famous song.
On 23 July 2012, Lightbody announced via Facebook that he was cameoing in the third season of Game of Thrones, including a picture of himself in costume. He told fans it was not a particularly large or notable role. Lightbody had previously revealed himself to be a huge fan of the series, hanging out with some of the actors in Belfast and even engaging in a Twitter dispute with a BBC Radio 1 DJ over spoilers for the series.