How GOT almost ruined Jason Momoa acting career



The actor, who played Khal Drogo on the show for a season, told The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, that after his character was killed off in 2012, it was difficult for him to get an audition.

This was because a lot of people thought he couldn't speak English Language -  Khal Drogo spoke Dothraki on the show.

“Not a lot of people thought I spoke English. It was very challenging. What do you do with Drogo? Like you’re not going to put him in a comedy. He is pigeonholed, you know?”  the actor explained.

“I was bummed out. And then I met Fred Armisen [comedian], and he goes ‘I didn’t even know you spoke English’ — it was heartbreaking. That’s why I wasn’t getting any jobs!”


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3. Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo

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After a period of unemployment, Momoa got a call that changed his life: It was from "Justice League" director, Zack Snyder.

Synder, who was a huge fan of "Game of Thrones," called Momoa to ask if he would audition for a role in the above-mentioned Superhero movie.

“It was funny because I had no idea what I was even playing. He just called me in. I had an audition for Batman. Obviously, Ben Affleck was cast.

I was like, ‘I’m just basically gonna be the bad guy. I’m gonna fight Batman and Superman. I’m gonna play the villain.’ And he’s like, ‘Wait, no. Aquaman