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EntertainmentWhy Richard Madden is 'thankful' he was killed off 'Game of Thrones' early

15:55  13 june  2019
15:55  13 june  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Richard Madden left Game of Thrones at the end of season three in the bloody Red Wedding—and he basically couldn't be happier. Game of Thrones shot its first pilot in 2009. After, the pilot was retooled and reshot with cast changes. Madden was in both the original pilot and one that made it to

Richard Madden left Game of Thrones at the end of season three in the bloody Red Wedding—and he basically couldn't be happier. Game of Thrones shot its first pilot in 2009. After, the pilot was retooled and reshot with cast changes. Madden was in both the original pilot and one that made it to

Why Richard Madden is 'thankful' he was killed off 'Game of Thrones' early © Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. Richard Madden is thanking the Old Gods and the New that his character Robb Stark was killed off the popular HBO series "Game of Thrones" early.

King Stark was massacred during the infamous Red Wedding alongside pregnant wife Queen Talisa and Lady Catelyn at the end of Season 3, but Madden revealed he wasn't sad to go.

"I died at the end of Season 3. It was such a hard thing to finish because from first pilot to my death was five years. But five years was a great time to be on the show. It helped me so much with my career and experience. I learned a lot from shooting 30 hours of television," he told Amy Adams during Variety’s "Actors on Actors" chat.

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Richard Madden left Game of Thrones at the end of season three in the bloody Red Wedding—and he basically couldn't be happier. Game of Thrones shot its first pilot in 2009. After, the pilot was retooled and reshot with cast changes. Madden was in both the original pilot and one that made it to

Richard Madden left Game of Thrones at the end of season three in the bloody Red Wedding—and he basically couldn't be happier. Game of Thrones shot its first pilot in 2009. After, the pilot was retooled and reshot with cast changes. Madden was in both the original pilot and one that made it to

Madden, 32, added, "I was thankful to leave it."

He noted that some "GoT" stars, like Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), have portrayed their characters for over a decade.

"Give these guys some medals, because that is a marathon," he said.

Madden has fared well since leaving behind Winterfell, earning a Golden Globe for his portrayal of volatile David Budd on BBC's "Bodyguard." In fact, he welcomed the change in his new character's morality.

"I’ve spent 10 years playing different versions of Romeo, from Robb Stark to literally playing Romeo twice onstage," he said. "'Bodyguard' was my first real experience of this moral space that isn’t so clean-cut as good guys and bad guys. I want to delve into that."

Madden said playing Budd required him to "bring myself all the way down" to channel the "constant level of anxiety" needed for the character, adding that it got "destructive."

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Richard Madden left Game of Thrones at the end of season three in the bloody Red Wedding—and he basically couldn't be happier. Game of Thrones shot its first pilot in 2009. After, the pilot was retooled and reshot with cast changes. Madden was in both the original pilot and one that made it to

' Game of Thrones ' star Richard Madden recently revealed that he is grateful to be one of the actors killed off early on the epic HBO series—even if he The 32-year-old actor—who won a Golden Globe this year for his starring role in Bodyguard—played Robb Stark until Game of Thrones 's third season

He continued: "It took me a few months after I finished 'Bodyguard' to get myself back."

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