Game Of Thrones is no doubt television's biggest programme, with 150 major cast members. It is just as popular for its cast of attractive women and sex scenes as its bloodthirsty storylines and cliffhangers, so we gave ourselves the hard job of putting together a gallery of the hottest Game Of Thrones females. Which Game of Thrones actress do you consider as the hottest of all the Game of Thrones female characters?
1. Natalie Dormer
Character: The smart, beautiful, and cunning Margaery Tyrell was once part of a plan to take the Iron Throne from King Joffrey – a mission that meant marrying Renly Baratheon, the brother of the late King Robert. Then she married Joffrey herself. Now Tommen?
Background: Natalie is no stranger to historical fantasy series, having acted as Anne Boleyn in "The Tudors" for 2 seasons and as Victoria in the 2005 movie Casanova. More recently, she had a part in the 2011 film Captain America: The First Avenger and in Rush (2013), and she'll appear as Cressida in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Parts 1 and 2. Prior to her mainstream job, Dormer studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in her native country of England.
Birthplace: Reading, United Kingdom.
2. Emilia Clarke
Character: Exiled princess Daenerys Targaryen – or Dany, as she's also called– is one of the last surviving members of House Targaryen, the former rulers of Westeros. The only daughter of King Aerys II Targaryen, Dany married Khal Drogo and became the Khaleesi (Queen) of his tribe, the Dothraki.
Background: English actress Emilia Clarke studied at the Drama Centre London before taking on small parts in advertisements, on TV, and in the 2010 SyFy film Triassic Attack. In 2011, Clarke joined "Game of Thrones" and has since won an EWwy Award as the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her performance.
Birthplace: London, England.
3. Lena Headey
Character: Cersei Lannister was the spouse of King Robert Baratheon and the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms. She is also the twin sister of Jaime Lannister, who is the father of her 3 children, including King Tommen and King Joffrey. If word gets out that her boys are not true sons of the Baratheon line, she could lose everything.
Background: English star Lena Headey has a long list of acting credits, including the Matt Damon movie The Brothers Grimm and the 2007 epic 300, in which she acted Queen Gorgo. Equally notably, Lena portrayed the title character in the TV series "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles."
Birthplace: Hamilton, Bermuda.
4. Sophie Turner
Character: Sansa Stark is the eldest daughter of Eddard Stark and was once engaged to Joffrey Baratheon. When the betrothal was broken, Stark became a captive at King's Landing, a political pawn at the mercy of the Lannisters. She has since discovered that she's a powerful tool in the Game of Thrones.
Background: This was Sophie Turner's first performance, and she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her role. She featured in the BBC Two TV film The Thirteenth Tale in 2013.
Birthplace: Northampton, United Kingdom.
5. Roxanne McKee
Character: Recurring character Doreah was a former prostitute who served as a sexy servant to Daenerys Targaryen. She was tasked with teaching Daenerys how to best satisfy her husband sexually.
Background: Model and actress Roxanne McKee hails from West Sussex and was first noticed when she won a TV network talent contest, first prize: a performance on the British soap opera "Hollyoaks." Additional roles followed including on the drama "Lip Service" and the online series "EastEnders: E20."
6. Oona Chaplin
Character: Talisa Maegyr was a unique character who was absent in the original books on which "Game of Thrones" was based, but a major recurring character nevertheless. Talisa Maegyr worked as a healer on the battlefield of the War of the Five Kings and later married Robb Stark – who was promised to a Frey.
Background: Spanish actress Oona Chaplin has acting in her genes as the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin and great-granddaughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill. Oona's early performance consisted of stage acting, which led her to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In the years since, she has appeared in TV roles such as on "The Hour" and in the BBC series "Sherlock."
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain.
7. Sibel Kekilli
Character: Hailing from Lorath, Shae is the young prostitute serving Tyrion Lannister. Lannister initially confined Shae, but later made her the handmaiden to Sansa. Then she betrayed them both.
Background: Before appearing on Thrones, German-born Sibel Kekilli worked as a pornographic actress with the stage name Dilara. She then earned acclaim in Germany for work on the 2004 film Head-On, 2006 drama Eve Dönüş, and 2010 movie When We Leave. More recently, she accepted a regular part on the crime drama "Tatort."
Birthplace: Heilbronn, Germany.
8. Amrita Acharia
Character: A member of the Dothraki horde, Irri was given to Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen following her marriage to Khal Drogo. She served as a handmaiden and taught the new Khaleesi the Dothraki language and customs.
Background: An actress of mixed Ukranian and Nepalese heritage, Amrita moved with her family to Norway in her teens and carried on to London in adulthood to pursue acting. Before Thrones, she featured in several TV movies.
9. Hannah Murray
Character: Wildling girl Gilly began as a daughter to Craster, but grew up to become one of his wives. Jon Snow and Samwell Tarly rescued her after the birth of her baby with Craster – a boy, which he would have abandoned in the woods.
Background: Hannah Murray delighted English audiences as just a teenager with her performance of Cassie Ainsworth in the series Skins before appearing on stage, on TV, and in film in different roles. She stars as Sara in the 2014 Danish movie Suburbs.
Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom.
10. Indira Varma
Character: Ellaria Sand was the consort and lover of sexually ambitious Oberyn Martell and the mother of his 4 youngest bastard daughters, the Sand Snakes.
Background: The English beauty is no stranger to the large or small screens; in addition to appearances in films like Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, Bride & Prejudice, and Basic Instinct 2, she has performed on TV series like Human Targets, Silk, and Rome.
Birthplace: Bath, United Kingdom.
11. Rose Leslie
Character: A member of the Free Folk beyond the Wall, Ygritte, like her fiery red hair, is fiercely strong-willed and unmistakably beautiful. After meeting Jon Snow beyond the Wall, Ygritte taught him a thing or two when she unleashed her sexy self on him.
Background: The Scottish BAFTA Award-winning actress Rose Leslie began her acting journey at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She appeared as Gwen Dawson in the popular British period drama Downton Abbey.
Birthplace: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
12. Nathalie Emmanuel
Character: Missandei, a translator and slave in Astapor, was acquired by Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen when she took control of the Unsullied. She speaks 19 languages.
Background: Prior to GOT, Emmanuel was well known as an actress on the British soap series Hollyoaks where she played Sasha Valentine. She is also ranked at #34 on Beautiful Young Actresses Under 30
Birthplace: Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
13. Carice Van Houten
Character: Eastern priestess Melisandre of Asshai serves as an adviser to Stannis Baratheon. She uses her ability to see the future to predict that Stannis will be the one to lead the people of Westeros to R'hllor – but her influence on Stannis, including sexually, is not welcomed by all.
Background: Dutch actress Carice van Houten has earned five Golden Calf Awards at the Netherlands Film Festival, including Best Actress in Undercover Kitty (2001), The Happy Housewife (2010), and Black Butterflies (2011). In 2012, she released a pop-rock album called See You on the Ice.
Birthplace: Leiderdorp, Netherlands
14. Gemma Whelan
Character: Yara Greyjoy (also known as Asha Greyjoy in the novels on which Game of Thrones is based) is the independent and strong-willed daughter of Balon Greyjoy, sister of Theon. The ironborn heir commands her own longship.
Background: Though she portrays a strong dramatic character in HBO series, actress Gemma Whelan does some of her best work as a stand-up comedian and won the 2010 Funny Women Variety award for her work. Other acting roles include in the 2010 movies Gulliver's Travels and The Wolfman.
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
15. Gwendoline Christie
Character: Brienne of Tarth, member of the Kingsguard for Renly Baratheon, swore allegiance to Catelyn Stark, tasked with returning Jaime Lannister to King's Landing. After the murder of King Joffrey, the Kingslayer sent Brienne and the hapless squire Podrick Payne on a mission to find Sansa Stark and hide her from his vengeful sister, Cersei.
Background: The A-lister was a model before she was an actress. Christie starred in a television series prior to GOT and will be featured in the final two Hunger Games movies.
Birthplace: Sussex, England