'Game of Thrones' Tormund Without a Beard Is Freaking Everyone Out

What would Brienne say?

We're all used to seeing Tormund (AKA actor Kristofer Hivju) on Game of Thrones with his iconic "kissed by fire" ginger beard (it's his signature). So it's no surprise that fans are freaking out over pictures of the Wildling fresh-faced, with no facial hair whatsoever.]

Taking to Twitter, one GoT fan wrote: "Tormund is definitely one of my favorite characters but have you seen him without a beard?" While someone else said "Tormund has so much strength of that glorious beard–I don't trust him without it!"


Tormund and Brienne on Game of Thrones

(Image credit: HBO)

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Others fans added that they like him all the same, with or without that signature beard: "Tormund could get it all, beard or no beard," said one particular enthusiastic tweeter. Fair.

Someone else agreed adding: "Tormund is my favorite character on GoT... I love that man with or without his beard".

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Jennifer Read-Dominguez