Ronald Eaglesham Porter (born 26 April 1956), known professionally as Ron Donachie, is a Scottish actor. He has an immense list of acting roles to his name, including many UK television dramas, including Doctor Who, Rebus, and The Bill. In film he may be best known for a supporting role in James Cameron's Titanic, where he played a character that was also called "Master-at-Arms".
In Game of Thrones, Donachie played Ser Rodrik Cassel. He was confirmed in the role on 20 October 2009. He initially appeared as a guest star in the first season and returned in this role for the second season.
Donachie had read the A Song of Ice and Fire novels and other works by Martin before working on Game of Thrones; Michelle Fairley described him as "an intellect". He is the father of Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick Payne.
|Game of Thrones Season 1 credits|
|Winter Is Coming||The Kingsroad||Lord Snow||Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things||The Wolf and the Lion|
|A Golden Crown||You Win or You Die||The Pointy End||Baelor||Fire and Blood|
|Game of Thrones Season 2 credits|
|The North Remembers||The Night Lands||What Is Dead May Never Die||Garden of Bones||The Ghost of Harrenhal|
|The Old Gods and the New||A Man Without Honor||The Prince of Winterfell||Blackwater||Valar Morghulis|
- Game of Thrones with George R.R. Martin and Michelle Fairley. Wheeler Centre, 2015-01-26.
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