Paddy Considine famous that his father’s demise was his inspiration behind filming for Home of the Dragon character’s deathbed scene.
In a brand new interview with Selection, Paddy, who depicted King Viserys I Targaryen within the Recreation of Thrones prequel, was proven sick all through the primary season.
Reflecting on his father’s demise from most cancers, Paddy informed the publication, “My father was actually combating.”
“The nurses got here round, they stated he has 24 hours. Then it was three days later, and so they’re taking a look at you going, ‘I don’t know what’s protecting him going.’”
Paddy talked about, “I bear in mind in the future wanting into his eyes, and I simply stated to him, ‘Dad…’ – that is very troublesome. However I stated, ‘Dad, simply let go. Simply let go, Dad’.”
“And he couldn’t. He didn’t need to let go,” said the 49-year-old.
Paddy defined, “You understand, that is large stuff, however occasions in his life, he’d tried to take his personal life. After which once I see him dying, I wasn’t certain if he lastly was like, ‘Really, I actually need to reside,’ or ‘I’m scared of dying.’”
Whereas discussing about his character’s last moments, the actor confessed, “Typically when folks cross, I really feel like they know. It’s like when a canine goes away to die by itself. And I felt that very a lot with Viserys.”
Paddy remembered being “taken off set and given common recent air, as a result of I used to be almost passing out,” whereas enjoying somebody whose dying “particularly a protracted demise”.
“My oxygen degree began to go down. It’s virtually like, your mind begins to inform your physique that you’re sick. It’s actually fairly bizarre,” he added.