Euron Greyjoy used to nanny for Jaime Lannister's kids

May 16, 2019

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Or maybe I should say, manny. Euron Greyjoy's real name is Pilou Asbaek and he's known Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (aka Jaime Lannister) since they were children living in Denmark. At one point is his life Pilou wasn't sure what he wanted to do, but thought he might like to be a teacher. Asbaek told Entertainment Weekly:

“We’re actually good friends because we both come from Denmark and — he will hate me saying this, but it’s true — I was the manny for his kids before I became an actor in 2003. I was like 19, 20 years old. I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life. I thought I wanted to be a teacher because I love kids. I was like a substitute teacher at a kindergarten and his kids were there and I was a manny for them.”

So now we have to think of him as more than that guy who we can't wait to see get killed off the show. But how fun that they end up working together on such an epic project!