Game of Thrones Star Sophie Turner Posts Tribute to Sansa Stark

first_imgStay on target Hour before the final episode of Game of Thrones is set to air, star Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark in the show, posted a touching tribute to the character she says taught her “resilience, bravery and true strength.”Turner, who has played Sansa on the HBO show since she was 13 years old, shared photos and a message on Instagram on Sunday.“Sansa, Thank you for teaching me resilience, bravery and what true strength really is. Thank you teaching me to be kind and patient and to lead with love. I grew up with you. I fell in love with you at 13 and now 10 years on.. at 23 I leave you behind, but I will never leave behind what you’ve taught me,” Turner wrote. Many fans have praised the character, the oldest living child of Ned and Catelyn Stark, for developing into a savvy, queenly woman worthy of taking the Iron Throne for herself.Turner, who stars in the upcoming X-Men film Dark Phoenix, also thanked the Game of Thrones cast, crew and the fans ahead of the finale.“To the show and the incredible people who make it, thank you for giving me the best life and drama lessons I could have ever asked for. Without you I wouldn’t be the person I am today. Thank you for giving me this chance all those years ago,” she said on Instagram. “And finally to the fans. Thank you for falling in love with these characters and supporting this show right through till the end. I’ll miss this more than anything.”Photo Credit: Helen Sloan/HBOEarlier, Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, Mother of Dragons, also said her own farewell to the her character, the legendary Khaleesi, in a moving, heartfelt post on Instagram.The series finale of Game of Thrones airs tonight, May 19, 9 p.m. on HBO. Check back for our recap of the episode.More on Geek.com:‘Game of Thrones’ coverage on Geek.comStephen King Defends ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Amid Fan Complaints‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Urge HBO to Re-Do Season 8 in Petitioncenter_img ‘Game of Thrones’ Director Explains Why Arya Ambushed the Night King’Game of Thrones’ Star Sophie Turner Predicts Sansa Stark’s Future last_img read more