Lord Lovat Cast (CONFIRMED)

Written by: Caroline Trevor


The announcement came down from Starz on high, today, that prominent UK actor, Clive Russel, has been cast as Lord Lovat, more commonly known as the "Old Fox."

Lord Lovat is Jamie's and Jenny's Grandfather. He comes into the story in the 2nd half of the season during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745.

Photo courtesy: Carl Proctor Photography

Clive Russell was raised in Fife, Scotland, UK from infancy.  He originally trained as a teacher, but when his drama lecturer resigned and took over a theatre in the provincial town of Bolton, Lancaster, Russell joined him. Russell has been working solely in film and television since 1991. 

Chances are, you've already seen his work.  Notably, he appeared in Game of Thrones as Bryndyn "The Blackfish" Tully.  He also appeared in 2009's Sherlock Holmes and it's sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows. He can also be seen in Thor: The Dark World.   

 *Spoiler Alert*

Below is a scene featuring Clive Russell as Bryndyn and our very own Tobias Menzies as Edmure Tully.

*Spoiler Alert*

And yet another Game of Thrones scene, featuring Clive Russell and Michelle Fairley.  

Are you looking forward to Lord Lovat's Scenes in the new season?

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1 comment

  1. Very much looking forward to it,He certainly looks the part for me!


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