29 Facts About Gendry


Gendry subsequently appeared in A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords and A Feast for Crows.

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Gendry later joins the outlaw group Brotherhood Without Banners and is knighted by its leader Beric Dondarrion, and becomes a follower of R'hllor.

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Gendry is portrayed by English actor Joe Dempsie in the HBO television adaptation.

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Gendry was conceived and born in King's Landing after Robert's Rebellion ended and is one of sixteen bastard children of King Robert Baratheon.

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Gendry is fourteen years old when introduced in the first book, and is portrayed as tall and very muscled, having blue eyes and thick black hair, very similar to his biological father Robert in youth.

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Gendry looks hauntingly like a younger version of Renly Baratheon, though with a squarer jaw, bushier brows and tangled hair, but resembles his biological uncle enough that for a moment Brienne of Tarth almost mistook him for the deceased Renly.

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Gendry is an intelligent boy despite being born into poverty, but is stubborn, sullen, suspicious, easily confused and shy around women, and Arya Stark commented that he looks pained when he tries to think.

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Gendry's mother was reported to have been an alehouse worker who died when Gendry was still a young boy, and all he remembers of her was that she had blonde hair.

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Gendry turns out to be a talented apprentice, and likes to spend time polishing a bull head helmet that he proudly made for himself, which earned him the nickname "Bull" by fellow orphan boy Lommy Greenhands.

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Gendry is not a point of view character in the novels, and his actions are witnessed and interpreted primarily through the eyes of Arya Stark, as well as some descriptions from Eddard Stark and Brienne of Tarth.

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Gendry has by far the most story arc out of King Robert's children.

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One of them is Gendry, who was sought by both Jon Arryn and Stannis Baratheon.

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Gendry has shown promise as a blacksmith and made a helmet in the shape of a bull head.

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Gendry eventually has the truth out of her and is subsequently embarrassed by how crass he had spoken to her when she was in fact a highborn lady.

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Gendry is later captured by Ser Gregor Clegane's soldiers, but is spared from death since his metalworking skill is useful as a slave laborer.

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Gendry is later impressed with Thoros of Myr's description of the ideals of the brotherhood, and decides to join them.

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Gendry is knighted by Beric, thus becoming Ser Gendry, knight of the hollow hill.

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At the inn, Brienne encounters and duels with Rorge, killing him, only to be savaged by Biter; Gendry saves Brienne's life by driving a spear through Biter's neck.

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Gendry is played by Joe Dempsie in the television adaption of the series of books.

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Gendry's life is saved by Arya, who convinces the Goldcloaks that Lommy, who was killed during the attack, was Gendry.

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Gendry is nearly tortured and killed but is saved by the arrival of Lord Tywin Lannister, who chides Clegane's men for their reckless treatment of the prisoners.

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Inspired, Gendry decides to join the Brotherhood but is betrayed by them when they sell him to Lady Melisandre, as ordered by the Lord of Light.

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Unable to swim or row competently, Gendry is nevertheless convinced that the Red Woman has a surer death in store for him, and returns to Westeros' capital by sea.

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Gendry is greeted by Davos, who has briefly returned to the capital to smuggle Tyrion to a secret meeting with Jaime and takes the opportunity to find Gendry.

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Gendry wants Gendry's assistance in the coming war against the White Walkers.

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Gendry joins Daenerys' army as they camp at Winterfell in anticipation of the White Walkers' attack.

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Gendry is tasked with smithing weapons from dragonglass, capable of killing the wights.

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Gendry survives the Long Night and is legitimised a Baratheon by Daenerys, and given lordship of Storm's End.

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Gendry professes his love to Arya and proposes but Arya declines, not wanting the life of a lady.

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