Gethin David L. Anthony (born 9 October 1983) is an English television and film actor best known for his role as Renly Baratheon in Game of Thrones from 2011 to 2012.

Gethin Anthony
Born (1983-10-09) 9 October 1983 (age 36)
Years active2006–present


Gethin attended Ashton Hayes Primary School, Ashton Hayes, Cheshire and Christ Church Primary School, New Malden, Surrey. He attended the Tiffin School in Kingston-Upon-Thames. He received a Scholarship to the British American Drama Academy in London from July to August 2004. Anthony studied English Literature at Oxford University's Balliol College, appeared in numerous student productions (notably in the title role of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Oxford Playhouse[1]), and was President of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, before training at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.[2]


He played Grigory,[3] in Boris Godunov at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon from November 2012 to March 2013.[4]

He has appeared in Ten Days to War and Doctors, and played William in Copenhagen.[5] His most notable roles are Renly Baratheon in the HBO series Game of Thrones[6][7][8] and Charles Manson in NBC's Aquarius.[9][10][11] In 2017, he voiced the character of Gil Brodie in the video game Mass Effect: Andromeda,[12] and he was in a play A Lie of the Mind at Southwark Playhouse, London with Robert Lonsdale and Kate Fahy.[13]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Pinochet's Last Stand William Straw Debut
TV movie[14]
2008 Beyond the Rave Noddy Short
2009 Into the Storm 1st Pilot TV movie
2012 Dreck Herb
2014 Copenhagen William
2017 First Kill Levi Barrett
2017 Kodachrome Jasper
2017 Hi-Lo Joe Alex
2018 Dead in a Week: Or Your Money Back Charlie
2018 Vita and Virginia Clive Bell
2019 Welcome to the Powder Keg Tommy Short
2019 Tahiti Marcus Short
2019 Limbo Tom Murhpy Short
2019 Around the Sun Bernard


Title Year Role Network Notes Ref(s)
Holby City 2006 Drew Kramer BBC 1 episode
Doctors 2007 Dave Jones
10 Days to War 2008 Minister's Aid
Game of Thrones 2011–2012 Renly Baratheon HBO Recurring; 8 episodes (seasons 1–2) [15]
Call the Midwife 2014 George Saint BBC
Aquarius 2015–2016 Charles Manson NBC Main cast [16]
The Magicians 2019 Enyalius SYFY

Video gamesEdit

Year Game Voice role Notes
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition Imshael
Ser Morris
Red Templar
2017 Mass Effect: Andromeda Gil Brodie[17]



  • BBC Radio 4's Small Acts of Kindness as Charlie
  • BBC Radio 4's Severed Threads as Jones
  • Radiotastic's The Minister of Chance as Sutu
  • BBC's Legsy Gets a Break as John


  1. ^ "BBC - Oxford Stage". Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Gethin Anthony". United Agents. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
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  4. ^ "Boris Godunov, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon". The Independent.
  5. ^ "Gethin it Done: GoT alum Gethin Anthony makes SF stop to promote new flick". Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Interview: "Game of Thrones" Gethin Anthony Isn't Afraid of a Little Manscaping". Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  7. ^ Ugrin, Nicole. "Interview: Gethin Anthony talks Game of Thrones, Minister of Chance - | movies, TV, videogames, crowd-funding - Shadowlocked: find the future!". Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Renly Baratheon isn't happy about 'Game of Thrones' happenings". Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  9. ^ Smith, Krista. "Gethin Anthony on Going from Game of Thrones Into the Mind of Charles Manson". Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  10. ^ "'Game of Thrones' Star on Transforming Into Charles Manson for 'Aquarius'". 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  11. ^ Harris, Bill; Network, Postmedia. "'Game of Thrones' star Gethin Anthony tackles Charles Manson for 'Aquarius'". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  12. ^ "GIL BRODIE". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  13. ^ Longman, Will (10 March 2017). "Exclusive: Casting announced for A Lie of the Mind at Southwark Playhouse". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  14. ^ "2006 Pinochet - Filmography".[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ Bundel, Ani (25 September 2016). "Gethin Anthony Talks Positive Gay Role Models on Game of Thrones". Winter Is Coming. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  16. ^ Desta, Yohana (20 November 2017). "Charles Manson Is Dead, but Hollywood Isn't Done with Him Yet". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  17. ^ "MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA – Natalie Dormer as Dr Lexi T'Perro".

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