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  • King of the Mummers
  • Izembaro the Great
Allegiance The Gate
Culture Braavosi

Played by Richard E. Grant
TV series Game of Thrones: Season 6

Izembaro, also called the King of the Mummers and Izembaro the Great, is a mummer from Braavos. He is the founder and leader of the group of mummers at The Gate.[1]

In the television adaptation Game of Thrones, Izembaro is portrayed by Richard E. Grant.

Appearance and Character

A fat mummer, Izembaro only wants to portray kings in his plays lately. Izembaro gives his troupe advice as to how to please the Gate's crowd during their performances. These “wisdoms” include "You have to please the pit" and "Always give them something they haven't seen before".[1]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

The kindly man, one of the Faceless Men, announces to Arya Stark she is to be sent for her first apprenticeship to Izembaro to continue her training.[2]

The Winds of Winter

This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

Izembaro and his group of mummers portray a new play written by Phario Forel, named The Bloody Hand. Izembaro will play the role of King Robert Baratheon in this play. He loses his crown an hour before the show starts, and after Arya has retrieved it for him from the privy where he had left it, he loses his boar spear.[1]