The most important 'Game of Thrones' characters, according to how much screen time they get


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Ned Stark, who lost his head in season one.

"Game of Thrones" is a colossus of a show. Over the past 6 seasons, it has introduced dozens upon dozens of characters - a large majority of whom contribute something vital to the overall story.


But this being "Game of Thrones," most characters don't stick around too long, unless their presence is needed to help decide the fate of Westeros.

IMDB user ninewheels0 went through all six seasons of the show to find out how much screen time each and every character - from Ned Stark to Ilyn Payne - received on the show.

Check it out below: