Live Poll: Most Changed "Game of Thrones" Character

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Over "Game of Thrones" near-decade projected run, its characters and the actors that portray them have grown, both literally and figuratively. Their transformations have been so complete, that many neither look nor act like characters we first knew.

Which "Game of Thrones" character* changed the most from their debut to their most current or final scene over the series run?
* younger versions depicted in flashbacks may be considered a character starting point

SPOILER ALERT: Intended for viewers current through the 2016 season as poll reveals depicted or discussed Game of Thrones character changes through Summer 2016.

See the partial list of "Game of Thrones" characters who changed or grew up before our very eyes here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047517478/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/Xp6H_h7gPII/
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Ned Stark is a surprising option in terms of character development, but you could say he really lost his head in the end.
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I understand, I was conflicted too. I tried to be impartial in my listing, using characters that poll takers care about and had depth. I listed the top characters by screen time (expected cut-off 40 min+ over series run). I thought change could be defined a number of ways by polI takers: emotional intellectual, physical, attitudes, moral code or some other measure. So, while character have not changed at all by one measure, they be at the opposite end of the spectrum by another measure.

I did cut a few characters who met the 40 minute bar for their perceived minimal change or their shorter condensed story arcs: Catelyn Stark, Tywin Lannister, Robb Stark, Ygriette, Stannis Baratheon. I thought this was necessary to allow for the inclusion of some later season entries that are in the upcoming seasons. There were two others, who met the 40 minute screen time minimum and I thought debatable entries, but I decided to include. Ned was one exception, his flashback sequences as a young boy and young man may have reset the starting point in his character development. Olenna Tyrell was another as I don't know what the future may hold for her.

I am open to hearing arguments for or against Catelyn Stark, Tywin Lannister, Robb Stark, Ygriette, Stannis Baratheon,Olenna Tyrell  or Ned Starks, inclusion or exclusion over another deserving cut.
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Arya Stark

"Another great idea from our GoT expert"...!!!
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Sansa.
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Sansa
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This poll suggestion has been converted from a character to a image driven poll. IMAGE LIST See the partial list of "Game of Thrones" characters who changed or grew up before our very eyes here: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls047517478/

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"Game of Thrones" near-decade run has seen many changes. Its characters and the actors that portray them have grown, both literally and figuratively. Their transformations have been so complete, that many neither look nor act like characters we first knew.

Which "Game of Thrones" character* changed the most from their earliest scene to their most current or final scene over the series run? * younger versions depicted in flashbacks may be considered a character starting point

SPOILER ALERT: Intended for viewers current through the 2017 season, as poll reveals depicted or discussed Game of Thrones (2011) character changes through end of calendar 2018.

See the partial list of "Game of Thrones" characters who changed or grew up before our very eyes here: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls047517478/
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Urb,

I updated the original post to link to the image list.
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Thanks.
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You're missing Jon's other name in #15.
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corrected
Jon Snow, born Aegon Targaryen
Hodor, born Wylis

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'Good poll with a good intro. May I suggest just two small edits? ('Below in bold: added a possessive apostrophe and omitted a comma.)

"Game of Thrones'" near-decade run has seen many changes. Both, the characters and the actors that portray them have grown, literally and figuratively. Their transformations have been so complete that many neither look nor act like characters we first knew
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Thanks, corrected
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My choice.
10 of 35 Tyrion Lannister


He went from mostly selfish, to mostly selfless.

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