Oberyn Martell, known as the Red Viper, is the younger brother to Prince Doran Martell, head of House Martell and ruler of Dorne. Dorne and the Martells have not had any screen time in the TV series to date, but their importance grows in later books. Oberyn Martell in the books is a great warrior, in his 40s, with dark eyes and dark hair streaked with silver. He comes to King’s Landing to serve on the Small Council. Let’s take a look at some of the fans’ top picks for the role.
What do you think of these choices? Do you think any of them would be perfect as the Red Viper? Or do you have someone else in mind? Sound off in the comments below!