Death has become a big deal for Kristian Nairn, who has seen a boost in his DJ bookings following his character's demise on Game of Thrones.
Kristian's gentle giant character, Hodor, was killed off in an episode of Game of Thrones, which aired in America on Sunday (22May16), and his death stunned fans, who now appear to want to see the 40-year-old at clubs all over the world.
Kristian tours with his show Rave of Thrones, and his agent, CEG's Michael Schweiger insists death has been good for business.
"His demand has shot up, with offers coming in from all over the word," he tells Page Six. "Funny how some people get famous after they die!"
Kristian Nairn , Guest - Magic City Comic Con held at Miami Airport Convention Center - Day 2 at Miami Airport Convention Center, Comic Con - Miami, Florida, United States - Saturday 16th January 2016
Game Of Thrones Star Kristian Nairn Is Aiming For The Top Of The Charts By Releasing His First Original Dance Song.
The Northern Irish actor worked as a DJ and producer before he was cast as Hodor in the hit fantasy series, and now he has set his sights on his first love with Up (Club Mix) featuring Leanne Robinson.
His debut single was released earlier this month (Jul15).
Nairn has spent his time off between Game of Throne series DJing on his Rave of Thrones tour for the past two summers, spinning hits for fans across the world.
Kristian Nairn has announced he will play no part in 'Game of Thrones' season 5 - but it's not the end for Hodor.
Key characters could be missing from Game of Thrones season 5, according to one of the show's actors. Kristian Nairn, who plays Hodor in the HBO series, told the Australian Broadcasting Channel that he, Isaac Hempstead-Wright - who plays Bran Stark - won't be returning for the next instalment.
Kristian Nairn is touring Australia as a DJ [Getty/Jerod Harris]
"We have a season off. We have a year's hiatus," he said. "Solely because, I imagine, our storyline is up to the end of the books. ... So I get a year off now to do Rave of Thrones and gallivant all over the world."
Continue reading: Kristian Nairn Will Not Appear In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5
The Northern Irish actor, who plays Hodor in Game of Thrones, will front the inaugural Rave Of Thrones events in Australia next month (Aug14).
The dance parties are expected to attract fans of the show, dressed up as their favourite characters.
Continue reading: Game Of Thrones Star To Dj At Fan Events In Australia
With the premiere of 'Game of Thrones' season 4 only a fortnight away, it's not a surprise thousands of fans couldn't wait and flocked to the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn for a sneak preview. For those of us who have to wait, here are 5 reasons why we love 'Game of Thrones'!
Season 4 of Game Of Thrones is due to air on April 17th and the build-up has just begun. Some fans of the show were lucky enough to catch a sneak preview of the first episode at a special event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn.
Kit Harrington stars in Game of Thrones as Jon Snow.
Thousands of the aforementioned fans were greeted to a preview of the premiere episode and were surprised by the arrival of a number of the show's actors; the writer George R.R. Martin; and a marching band performing the theme song. The Huffington Post reports fans also indulged in "Game of Thrones Beer"; sat on the Iron Throne; and coveted the costumes of some of their favourite characters.
Nairn isn't afraid of coming out as gay, but didn't want to force it.
Kristian Nairn – known to Game Of Thrones fans as Hodor - has opened up about his sexuality. He’s gay. But instead of keeping it a secret (and why should he?), Nairn was simply waiting for someone to ask him about it.
Kristian Nairn at the 2012 Memorabilia Show at the NEC, Birmingham
It was the fan blog, Winter is Coming, that gave Nairn the opportunity he’d been waiting for, asking the actor a question regarding the “gay community” and his popularity within it. “Well, in all honesty, when you talk about “the gay community,” you are talking about MY community, haha,” he said.
Kristian Nairn has revealed he is gay, but admits he's never tried to hide his sexuality.
Kristian Nairn has revealed he's gay.
The 'Game of Thrones' star, 38, insists he's never tried to hide his sexuality from people, but wanted someone to ask him about it because it's not something that he could just ''blurt out''.
when asked about his fan base within the gay community, he said: ''Well, in all honesty, when you talk about the gay community, you are talking about my community. I am aware of it and I think it's really lovely. There's not a day that I don't get a few messages, but 99 per cent or more are super sweet.
Continue reading: Kristian Nairn Is Gay
Irish actor Kristian Nairn has 'come out' in an interview about his popularity among gay men.
The Game of Thrones star opened up about his sexuality when an online reporter quizzed him about his standing in the homosexual community.
He tells WinterIsComing.net that he has been trying to 'come out' for years - but no one asked him the right question.
Continue reading: Irish Actor Kristian Nairn Comes Out As Gay