A girl has no name...nor do most Game of Thrones extras, even if they are a celebrity. 

While it's rare to see a famous face pop up among the Wildlings, Wights and other Westeros occupants on the HBO fantasy hit, GOT actually has had a few notable celebrity cameos over its eight seasons. No, it's not a Glee-level of guest stars (Can any show ever be, really?), but there have been quite a few blink-and-you'll-miss-them appearances, including two comedy superstars in the final season premiere.

But the true key to landing a coveted guest spot on Game of Thrones actually appears to be quite simple: be the member of a famous band, as it seems showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss like to call in favors for their favorite musicians to make secret appearances. 

It's how Ed Sheeran landed his controversial guesting gig in 2017 that nearly broke the Internet, as one of the show's young stars was a massive fan of the "Thinking Out Loud" singer. 

As we head into the final four episodes ever of Game of Thrones, we're looking back on all of the surprising celebrity cameos over the years and how they came to be on TV's most secretive show...

Game of Thrones, Ed Sheeran

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Florence Welch

Rich Fury

Rob McElhenney, Game of Thrones

Martin Starr, Game of Thrones

Gary Lightbody, Game of Thrones

Sigur Ros, Game of Thrones

Of Monsters and Men, Game of Thrones

Will Champion, Game of Thrones

Mastodon, Game of Thrones

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Noah Syndergaard, Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on HBO.

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