Robin Arryn's Glow-Up & More 'Game of Thrones' Cast Transformations (PHOTOS)

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Lino Facioli as Robin Arryn (Season 1)

Oh, Robin has come a long way from being the boy who was still being breastfed despite his age.

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Lino Facioli as Robin Arryn (Season 8)

Fans were surprised to see Robin as one of the lords and ladies gathered who decided who would sit on the Iron Throne in the series finale.

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow (Season 1)

Remember when Jon was a bastard? Oh, how things have changed.

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow (Season 8)

His character has grown (and died) and learned he was the true heir to the Throne.

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Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark (Season 1)

Sansa was once “little bird.”

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Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark (Season 8)

Now, Sansa has gone through quite a bit and emerged as someone willing to stand up for her people.

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Maisie Williams as Arya Stark (Season 1)

It’s hard to believe this is Arya, given everything. (However, she did show off her archery skills even back then.)

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Maisie Williams as Arya Stark (Season 8)

Now, Arya is quite the warrior and even the one who killed the Night King.

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Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark (Season 1)

Just going off appearances, Wright has obviously changed the most.

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Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark (Season 8)

But his character has as well, as he’s no longer (just) Bran, but the Three-Eyed Raven — and he took on a major role in the finale.

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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister (Season 1)

She didn’t start out as the best person, and sadly, that never changed.

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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister (Season 8)

Cersei also ended her time on the series as the enemy.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister (Season 1)

Jaime was a horrible person back then. Just ask Bran.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister (Season 8)

Jaime may have returned to Cersei in their final moments in Episode 5, but he did step up to help fight the dead.

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Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister (Season 1)

Once a Lannister, always a Lannister?

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Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister (Season 8)

His family remained his weakness, even as he became the Hand to Daenerys.

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Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen (Season 1)

She has come a long way, but her name may be her downfall.

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Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen (Season 8)

She may have done some good over the past eight seasons, but as Episode 5 showed, choosing violence is not good for Targaryens.

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Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy (Season 1)

Theon may have betrayed the Starks, but that wasn’t the end of his story.

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Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy (Season 8)

In the end, Theon decided to fight — and give his life — for the Starks.

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Game of Thrones has ended after eight seasons, and over the years, the actors and their characters have changed quite a bit.

Enemies have become allies. At least one character has gone mad. They've fought an Army of the Dead. A character's true identity has been revealed. Another has become something more than who he was. And, through it all, they've all been fighting for the Iron Throne.

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Now, the series is over, and while not everyone has survived, we're looking back at the key cast members since the fist season. And in the finale, there was one surprise return — and everyone has noticed how much he has changed.

Click through the gallery above to see the cast and their characters' transformations over the years.