Articles

This section contains mirrored articles and various other written information about Rory McCann’s life and career. Newer pieces by publication date are near the top of the page, with a Miscellaneous section for special pieces and articles I can’t place by date. Articles “reprinted” as is, errors included.

Anything I’ve added since the last update will be marked “new” in red font. I will also mention the update on the blog.

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Miscellaneous

SPECIAL: Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon

2019

2019-12-03: DISAPPEARING ACT Game of Thrones’ The Hound actor reveals intense crash diet for deleted topless scenes

2019-08-11: ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kristian Nairn’s Mom Hospitalized, ‘Fighting for Her Life’ [Excerpt]

2019-06-27: CLE-GOIN’ Game of Thrones favourite Rory McCann to make star appearance at Comic Con Scotland 2019

2019-05-19: Game of Thrones star surprises pub locals after sailing into Shetland for a night out

2019-05-18: Game of Thrones actor ‘a true gentleman’ on night out in Lerwick

2019-05-15: Like Us, Rory McCann Has Been Thinking About “Clegane Bowl” for Years

2019-05-13: The Hound actor Rory McCann breaks down that Game of Thrones Cleganebowl fight

2019-05-06: Game of Thrones star’s mixed feelings as hit fantasy drama series nears end

2019-05-06: ‘Game of Thrones’ Director on Ghost’s Departure and Brienne’s Collapse [Excerpt]

2019-04-25: The Glaswegian Game of Thrones actor who was once the hunky Scott’s Porage Oats man

2019-04-14: ‘Game of Thrones’ Exclusive: Actor Rory McCann reflects on the Hound’s renewed purpose

2017

2017-07-16: Game of Thrones star can’t wait for show to end as he admits swearing at fan

2017-07-09: Which Game of Thrones characters are still alive? [Excerpt]

2017-07-08: Game Of Thrones’ Rory McCann on his adventures filming in Iceland and what it’s like to be The Hound

2017-06-08: A GIANT SUCCESS: Texas star Sharleen Spiteri reveals Game of Thrones actor Rory McCann was a natural on drums in their latest single

2017-04-27: Game of Thrones star ‘The Hound’ Rory McCann docks in Troon harbour after sailing in on swish yacht

2016

2016-06-27: Game of Thrones star is Hound of music as he busts a move to Beyonce on dancefloor of Ayr pub

2016-03-24: Vin Diesel gets in touch with his Scottish heritage after he is gifted specially designed kilt from Scots co-star

2015

2015-03-01: Scots Game of Thrones star Rory McCann: Learning new skills for Banished on BBC2 was a thrill

2014

2014-08-03: Rory McCann on Game of Thrones’ ‘brutal’ conditions and that Cleganebowl theory

2014-06-19: Rory McCann Still Knows All The Moves From the Hound’s Big Battle

2014-04-26: Rory McCann On The Hound Stealing In ‘Game Of Thrones’

2014-04-19: ‘Game Of Thrones’: Maisie Williams’ Bond With Rory McCann

2014-04-07: ‘Game of Thrones’ Q&A: Rory McCann on ‘The Hound’ and Season Four

2014-03-31: Games of Thrones star Rory McCann on his meteoric rise from carpenter to fantasy TV star

2013

2013-05-08: ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Rory McCann considers his role as he wanders Scotland

2013-03-29: Game Of Thrones’ Hound on bumfluff, hugs and the magic of Wilko Johnson

2013-03-28: Game of Thrones’ Rory McCann on Series 3

2013-01: Dog Soldier

2012

2012-05-29: Game Of Thrones: Sophie Turner On Sansa Stark’s Blackwater Bravery [Excerpt]

2012-03-20: Starfury Throne Con [Excerpt]

2012-03-19: Rory McCann – Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Game of Thrones

2012-02-23: Access Countdown To ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 2: Q&A Rory McCann Talks Sandor Clegane (The Hound)

2009

2009-01-12: Rory McCann — What I know about women

2009-01-11: Scots film star Rory McCann returns for gangster flick

2006

2006-10-29: Icelandic Porage Oats; EXCLUSIVE CEREAL AD HUNK RORY QUITS SCOTLAND.

2006-09-15: Exclusive Interview: Rory McCann (‘Shameless’, Beowulf & Grendel’, “Alexander’)

2005

2005-11-27: 19 Rory McCann

2005-01-01: HULK RORY LEAVES NO STONE UNTURNED; SCOTT’S PORAGE OATS STAR RORY McCANN SPILLS THE BEANS ON HOW HE WON A PART IN OLIVER STONE’S MOVIE ALEXANDER BY TELLING THE GREAT MAN TO TAKE A HIKE.

2003

2003-08-03: Time & Place: Good times as king of the castle

2003-01-28: Why he’s always up for it

2003-01-11: OAT OF SHAPE; Porridge hunk needs body double to stand in for his flabby abs.

2002

2002-03-28: I fell into acting says Oats hunk; Scots actor and climber Rory McCann on the mountain plunge that changed his life