‘Game of Thrones’ star Richard Brake, King of the White Walkers

Game of Thrones star Richard Brake (King of the White Walkers) chats with Patrick about acting in prosthetic make-up, popularity of the show and the joy of playing villains!

Did You Know?

It takes 6 to 6 1/2 hours to transform Richard into “The Night King” and 2 to 3 hours to remove the makeup.


“I think a lot of it is in the eyes…” – Richard Brake on acting through prosthetic make-up.

“You’d be amazed at how little CGI is ultimately used.” Richard Brake on filming Game of Thrones.

“It’s very much like the kind of things that we as human beings have always wanted to hear about.” Richard Brake on why people like “Game of Thrones”. “We need these kind of archetypal stories…”

“Its very cathartic… I don’t find it difficult to go to that place..” – Richard Brake on playing so many on-screen villains.

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