• House of the Dragon is here
  • The Game of Thrones prequel series premiered Monday
  • That's why you know the stars

The wait for the Game of Thrones prequel series has been long. Finally, House of the Dragon has started to air. We'll tell you where you might know the main actors from.

In the video you can see the House of the Dragon stars.

That's where you know the House of the Dragon stars from

Prince "Daemon Targaryen" is Matt Smith, who has appeared in the series Party Animals, Doctor Who and The Crown.

Paddy Considine, who can be seen in the role of the King "Viserys I Targaryen", starred in The Bourne Ultimatum in 2007, among others. He played the journalist "Simon Ross" alongside Matt Damon and Jason Statham.

Later appearances include movies like Blitz, Edgar Wright's Cornetto trilogy and in Peaky Blinders.

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"Viserys'" daughter "Rhaenyra I Targaryen" is portrayed by Emma D'Arcy. The Brit recently played "Astrid" in the series Truth Seekers, before that she was in Wanderlust.

Rhys Ifans plays "Ser Otto Hightower". He made his international breakthrough in 1999 in Notting Hill, where he played "Spike", Hugh Grant's chaotic flatmate. He later took on the role of "Xenophilius Lovegood" in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and "Dr. Curtis Connors" a.k.a. "Lizard"  in The Amazing Spider-Man.

Rhys Ifans as "Spike" in Notting Hill.

"Alicent Hightower" is played by Olivia Cooke. She is known for the series The Quiet Ones and Bates Motel as well as the film Me and Earl and the Girl.

Steve Toussaint slips into the role of "Lord Corlys Velaryon". He is known for the films Undercover, Dog Eat Dog and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

Eve Best plays "Viserys'" older cousin "Rhaenys Targaryen". She became known for starring in the series Nurse Jackie and the film The King's Speech.