Game of Thrones Actor Jack Gleeson Reveals Plans to Retire from Acting After HBO Departure

Looks like one Game of Thrones star isn't having much fun playing the most hated character on TV! Jack Gleeson, who plays King Joffrey on the HBO fantasy drama, is eyeing a retirement from acting after his HBO gig is up! A Game of Thrones star is ready to throw in the towel. Jack Gleeson, who plays the easy-to-hate King Joffrey on the hit HBO fantasy drama, has announced his plans to retire from acting at the young age of 21. The actor revealed on the Saturday Night Show that he'll be cutting ties with his acting career once his commitment to Game of Thrones is over. "The lifestyle that comes with being an actor in a successful TV show isn't something I gravitate towards," he explained. We're sure all the Joffrey hate mail hasn't been too fun either. Do you think an early retirement for Jack is a good idea, or is he too good at playing evil to give up now? Sound off in the comments, and stick with us for more TV scoop from Celebified.


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