1. Conleth Seamus Eoin Croiston Hill is a Northern Irish film, stage and television actor.
2. He has performed on stage in productions in the United Kingdom and the United States.
3. He won the 2001 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and has received two Tony Award nominations.
4. He is best known for his role as Varys in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
5. His older brother is a cameraman, his sister is a producer and his younger brother Ronan Hill has won three Emmy Awards for his sound mixing on Game of Thrones.
6. Hill graduated from the acting program of Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1988.
7. He maintains a full head of hair when he is on hiatus from Game of Thrones, which he is required to shave during filming.
8. Hill played German professor Max Staefel in a 2002 television adaptation of Goodbye, Mr Chips .
9. Since April 2011, he has appeared as Lord Varys in the television series Game of Thrones, based on the novel series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin.