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‘House of the Dragon’: A quick round up of the stars who played the younger roles in relation to their age

is an American fantasy drama television series. It is the story of the Targaryen civil war that took place about 200 years before events portrayed in . Some of the characters who played the younger roles in relation to their age in House of the dragon are listed below. 

Paddy Considine as

Paddy Considine was born on 5th September 1973. In the House of Dragons, he played the role of Viserys I Targaryen as the leader of the Targaryen dynasty and the King of the Seven kingdoms. Paddy was 49 years old when he starred in the film the role of King, around 30 or 40 years old.

Emily Carey as Alicent Hightower

Emily Joanna Carey was born on 30th April 2003. In the House of Dragons, she portrays Alicent Hightower in early series episodes. She is a close friend of PrPrincessEmily was 18 years old at the time of filming as she was 14 years old with the character of Alicent Hightower.

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as Alicent Hightower

Milly Alcock was born on 11th April 2000. House of Dragon marks Alcock’s first major American TV role, and her casting in the series was confirmed in 2021. She had the role of the younger version of Rhaenyra in House of Dragon. Milly was 21 during filming as she started as Alicent Hightower, 14.


Matt Smith was born on 28th October 1982. He was stepping into highly scrutinized roles with the opportunity to play Prince Daemon Targaryen in House of Dragons. During filming, Matt was 39 years old as he was in his late 20s in the Pilot episodes as Prince Daemon Targaryen.

as Ser Criston Cole

Fabien Frankel was born in April 1994. In the role of Ser Christian Cole in House of Dragon, he undergoes a transformational journey. Fabien was 28 during filming as he played a role as Ser Criston Cole; his age was in his early 20s.

as Alicent

Olivia Cooke was born on 27th December 1993. She was set to play a major role in House of Dragons as Lady Alicent Hightower. Olivia Cooke was 28 years old, and later in season one, the show made a significant jump for about ten years.

Emma D’Arcy as Rhaenyra

Emma Zia D’Arcy was born on 27th June 1992. Two actors played the character in House of the dragon where Milly Alcock as the younger princess Emma D’Arcy and the older Rhaenyra. Emmy was 30 years old when she was filming when she played a new actor; she was in her late 20s.