‘Games of Thrones’ Actor Hafthor Björnsson Sets New Deadlift World Record

Game of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson set a new world record on Saturday by deadlifitng 1,104 pounds.

Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane was played by Hafthor Bjornsson and one of the most terrifying characters in the entirely of Game of Thrones. Perhaps, the most terrifying moment with “The Mountain” was when he took out the eyes of Pedro Pascal’s Oberyn Martell in season four. “The Mountain” would go on to die with his brother “The Hound” in the final season.

Hafthor Bjornsson is also a prolific strong man at 6 feet, 9 inches tall and 450 pounds. On Saturday, Bjornsson deadlifted 1,104 pounds at his home gym in Iceland. You can check out the video of “The Mountain” actor setting the new deadlift world record below.

Here is the synopsis for Game of Thrones season eight:

GAME OF THRONES returns for its eighth and final season. Based on the popular book series ‚”A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George R.R. Martin, this hit Emmy®-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom.

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Liam Cunningham as Ser Davos Seaworth, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Conleth Hill as Varys, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Jerome Flynn as Bronn, Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont, and Hannah Murray as Gilly. The series was run by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss across all eight seasons.

All episodes of Game of Thrones are available to stream on HBO GO and HBO Now. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news surrounding Game of Thrones and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel!

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.