Who wouldn't want to be an extra on "Game of Thrones"?
It's a hit show with
plenty of action
a fun cast
, and very
. Plus, there's always a chance you might get to
die a gruesome death on TV
So it's no surprise that lurking in the background of a shot while rulers scheme and armies clash is a dream for many.
A few years ago, engineer and "Game of Thrones" fan Felipe Ferri was able to live that dream.
Business Insider recently spoke with Ferri, who previously described his experience working as an extra on "Game of Thrones"
in a 2014 blog post
and a subsequent, wildly up-voted
Here's how Ferri came to work as a "Game of Thrones" extra and what it was like: