'Game of Thrones' Star Michelle Fairley Joins 'Suits'
'Game of Thrones' Star Michelle Fairley Joins 'Suits'
John Kubicek
John Kubicek
Senior Writer, BuddyTV
Catelyn Stark needs help and the only man who can save her is Harvey Specter. According to EW, Game of Thrones star Michelle Fairley, who plays Stark matriarch Catelyn, has landed a recurring role on the upcoming third season of USA's Suits.

Fairley will play Ava Hessington, a British oil executive who hires Harvey (Gabriel Macht) when a lawsuit threatens her family business. She will recur in season 3, which begins Tuesday, July 16 at 10pm on USA.

SPOILER WARNING: This news comes days after Fairley's character was killed on the brutal Red Wedding on Game of Thrones season 3. At least it didn't take her long to find a new job. Her equally out-of-a-job co-star, Richard Madden, has already lined up a new gig as the Prince in Disney's live-action film version of Cinderella.

She is not the first Game of Thrones alum to join Suits. Starting in season 2, Conleth Hill (Lord Varys) showed up as Edward Darby, a British lawyer who wanted to join forces with Harvey's firm. Hill will also in Suits season 3. I'm sure many fans' fingers are crossed that the two might share a scene together, something they almost never got to do on Game of Thrones.

Suits is one of USA's more acclaimed and watched shows, averaging over 3.5 million viewers during its second season. Be sure to check out Fairley, Hill and all the other non-Game of Thrones guest stars, including British star Max Beesley as Darby's right-hand man, when season 3 begins this summer.




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