Rock legend Robert Plant turned down a cameo role in “Game of Thrones” because he didn’t want to be “typecast,” the Led Zeppelin singer joked in an interview.
The 73-year-old singer said he is a history buff, and his well-known affinity for Lord of the Rings might have made him a natural for a role in the HBO fantasy juggernaut. But he told told Canadian media personality George Stroumboulopoulos, in an interview on Apple Music 1, that he nixed it.
“I don’t want to get typecast,” Plant said with a laugh. “I started that s***.”
Plant could not recall what role he was offered, but there was one detail the “Stairway to Heaven” singer did recall.
“I got to ride a horse,” he said.
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