Rory McCann portrays Sandor "The Hound" Clegane in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
McCann's first acting work came in an advert for Scott's Porage Oats dressed in a vest and kilt. He was next seen in the 2002 television comedy-drama The Book Group playing a disabled personal trainer, for which he won a Scottish BAFTA award for the best television performance of 2002. Since then, McCann has taken television roles as Detective Inspector Stuart Brown in State of Play, as Peter the Great in Peter in Paradise and appeared as a priest in the award-winning British comedy drama television series Shameless. He made his Hollywood debut in Oliver Stone's film Alexander. In 2007, he also appeared in Hot Fuzz as Michael Armstrong. In 2008, he played Moby in The Crew and Atilla the Hun in the BBC docudrama Heroes and Villains. He portrays Sandor "The Hound" Clegane in the HBO series Game of Thrones.