Ian Whyte (actor)

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Ian Whyte
Ian Whyte 2013.jpg
Ian Whyte 2013
Born (1971-09-17) 17 September 1971 (age 43)
Bangor, North Wales, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Ian Whyte (born 17 September 1971) is a Welsh actor, stuntman and former professional basketball player. He lives in North Shields, Tyne and Wear.

Born in Bangor, North Wales, he is best known for portraying Predators in the movies Alien vs. Predator and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. His height is 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m).

Whyte portrayed one of the "Engineer" aliens seen in Ridley Scott's 2012 science fiction film, Prometheus.[1]

He has portrayed various characters requiring a physically tall actor in the HBO series Game of Thrones, including white walkers in season 1 and season 2 and a giant in the opening episode of season 3. For these roles he was unrecognisable under make-up and computer effects. In season 2, he also had a speaking role as Ser Gregor Clegane.

Filmography[edit]

List of acting performances in film and television
Year Film/Television show Role Notes
2004 Alien vs. Predator Scar
Celtic
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Olympe Maxime with Frances de la Tour
2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Wolf
2009 Solomon Kane The Reaper
2009 Dragonball Evolution Oozaru
2010 Outcast The Beast
2010 Clash of the Titans Sheikh Suleiman
2011 Game of Thrones White Walker First season, 1 episode
2012 Game of Thrones Ser Gregor Clegane
White Walker
Second season
2012 Prometheus Last Engineer[1]
2013 The Beachcomber Cluny Barr
2014 Game of Thrones Giant Fourth season
2014 Blood Moon Skinwalker
2014 The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power Prince Duan
2014 Hercules Bessi Warrior Leader

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "20th Century Fox Official Credits List". Prometheus Full Credits List. May 1, 2012. Retrieved May 2, 2012. 

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