Game of Thrones star is Hound of music as he busts a move to Beyonce on dancefloor of Ayr pub

SOURCE: The Daily Record
AUTHOR: Sam Durkin
DATE: 27 June 2016
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SCOTS actor Rory McCann is best known for killing foes on screen but more recently showed Ayrshire pub-goers he can slay on the dancefloor too.

GAME of Thrones star The Hound lived up to his wildman image when he was spotted roaring like a lion to a Beyonce hit on the dance floor of a backstreet boozer.

Better known for mercilessly slaying opponents on the smash hit TV show, Sandor “The Hound” Clegane – played by Scots actor Rory McCann – let loose to Single Ladies at a pub in Ayr after being egged on by starstruck locals.

A Game of Thrones fan was stunned to see her TV hero boogie in the Smoking Goat pub in Academy Street.

She said: “I recognised him as soon as he walked in – he’s so tall he barely fits through the door.

“He’s a really lovely guy and had some pretty good dance moves.

“He got up to all the Single Ladies and it got a few laughs from the girls.

Another local added: “He let out a few big roars, which the ladies liked – I think he was letting off some steam.”

The actor previously played the kilt-wearing hunk from the Scott’s Porage Oats adverts, and starred as dim-witted Lurch in silver screen comedy hit Hot Fuzz – a far cry from his previous job painting the Forth Road Bridge.

Six-foot-six McCann is known to shun the limelight. But when he hit the town in Ayr, where he docks his boat, he was spotted by two sharp-eyed locals who got in tow with the actor.

The trio made their way to the trendy pub where they partied until closing time and the generous Glasgow-born star slipped £200 behind the bar to keep the booze flowing.

Despite getting a grilling from fellow revellers, he refused to reveal any spoilers.

Game of Thrones fans are baying for blood after speculation The Hound might face off once again with his on-screen brother The Mountain in a much anticipated clash – dubbed the Cleganebowl.

And after his fancy footwork, The Hound is firm favourite to emerge victorious – at least among his Ayrshire fans.