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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Plays "The Mountain that Rides" on ''Series/GameOfThrones'', who is known for his vicious kills and his insatiable appetite for rape. Hafþór, however, is reportedly a very nice guy who does a lot humanitarian and anti-pollution work, including doing advertisements that speak out against plastic bottle usage.

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* BadBoss: The Icelandic Mountain Vodka commercials depict him as an obliviously selfish boss to his hapless BeleagueredAssistant Einar.

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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Plays "The Mountain that Rides" on ''Series/GameOfThrones'', who is known for his vicious kills and his insatiable appetite for rape. Hafþór, however, is reportedly a very nice guy who does a lot humanitarian and anti-pollution work, including doing advertisements that speak out against plastic bottle usage.

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Is inevitably this with any woman put next to him, but it's especially apparent with his wife, who's 5'2. [[https://www.thisisinsider.com/the-mountains-height-difference-between-wife-2018-10 This gallery should give perspective]].

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*TheBigGuy: Seriously, just look at the picture.

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* AdamWesting: Most of his appearances in commercials bank on his role as Gregor Clegane (such as skull-crushing people who disagree with him).


* MeanCharacterNiceActor: He plays scary, giant and muscled {{Blood Knight}}s on the screen, and he's a nice guy in real life.


Hafþór Júlíus "Thor" Björnsson[[note]]"Hafþór" is his family name[[/note]] (born November 26, 1988 in Reykjavík) is an UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}ic professional strength athlete, actor and former professional basketball player.

He once had a shot at joining the NBA, until a knee injury brought an end to these dreams. He is famous for his huge stature (206 cm / 6 ft 9 in tall) and for his weightlifting feats, being one of the strongest men in the world (for instance, he holds the World Record for Elephant Bar deadlift, 1041 lb / 472kg).

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Hafþór Júlíus "Thor" Björnsson[[note]]"Hafþór" Björnsson[[note]]He is his properly referred to as "Hafþór". The vast majority of Icelanders (himself included) have no family name[[/note]] names, instead using one or more given names followed by a patronymic (or in some cases matronymic).[[/note]] (born November 26, 1988 in Reykjavík) is an UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}ic professional strength athlete, actor and former professional basketball player.

He once had a shot at joining the NBA, until a knee injury brought an end to these dreams. He Hafþór is famous for his huge stature (206 cm / 6 ft 9 in tall) and for his weightlifting feats, being one of the strongest men in the world (for instance, he holds the World Record for Elephant Bar deadlift, 1041 lb / 472kg).472 kg).



* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor himself won the RealLife WSM title in 2018.

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* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor Hafþór himself won the RealLife WSM title in 2018.2018, and finished in the top three of that competition six times before finally cashing in.


Hafþór Júlíus "Thor" Björnsson[[note]]"Hafþór" is his family name[[/note]]
(born November 26, 1988 in Reykjavík) is an UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}ic professional strength athlete, actor and former professional basketball player.

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Hafþór Júlíus "Thor" Björnsson[[note]]"Hafþór" is his family name[[/note]]
name[[/note]] (born November 26, 1988 in Reykjavík) is an UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}ic professional strength athlete, actor and former professional basketball player.


* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor himself is a strong contender for the title in RealLife.

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* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor himself is a strong contender for won the RealLife WSM title in RealLife.2018.


* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor himself is in the running for the title.

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* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor himself is in the running a strong contender for the title.title in RealLife.

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* WorldsStrongestMan: His most famous character, Gregor Clegane, is the strongest man in all Westeros. Thor himself is in the running for the title.


* RedBaron: As Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane.

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* RedBaron: As Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane.Clegane, a moniker he sometimes uses for himself.


He plays Ser Gregor "The Mountain" of House Clegane, the fearsome knight servant of House Lannister, in the Creator/{{HBO}} series ''Series/GameOfThrones'' since the fourth season (2013). He also played antagonist fighter Mongkut in ''[[Film/{{Kickboxer}} Kickboxer: Retaliation]]'' (released in 2018).

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He plays Ser Gregor "The Mountain" of House Clegane, the fearsome knight servant of House Lannister, in the Creator/{{HBO}} series ''Series/GameOfThrones'' since the fourth season (2013).(2014). He also played antagonist fighter Mongkut in ''[[Film/{{Kickboxer}} Kickboxer: Retaliation]]'' (released in 2018).

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