Game of Thrones actor Joseph Gatt, 50, is arrested for ‘sexually explicit online chats with minor in another state’

  • The British actor was arrested at his Los Angeles home on April 6 
  • He is alleged to have had ‘sexually explicit’ chats with a minor online 
  • Gatt played Thenn Warg on the popular HBO fantasy series 
  • He was released on $5,000 bail the same day of his arrest 
  • LAPD are now seeking any other potential victims following the actor’s arrest

Game of Thrones actor Joseph Gatt has been arrested for allegedly having sexually explicit chats online with a minor across state lines.

The 50-year-old British actor was arrested and served with a search warrant at his Los Angeles, California home on April 6, TMZ reports. 

LAPD sources have said Gatt was taken into custody and arrested on an outstanding felony warrant for ‘contact with a minor for a sexual offense.’ 

The LAPD’s Juvenile Division, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, are now seeking to identify any additional victims after the arrest. 

Booked: Game of Thrones actor Joseph Gatt, 50, arrested for allegedly having ‘sexually explicit’ online chats with minor in another state (Pictured above earlier this month)

He was released on $5,000 bail the same day of his arrest.  

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for the actor who have so far been unavailable for comment.

Gatt played  Thenn Warg on the popular HBO fantasy series, a member of the Thenn, a tribe of Free Folk known for their practices of ritual self-scarification and cannibalism.

His character appeared in three episodes of the George R. R. Martin series in 2014. 

Starring role: Gatt played Thenn Warg on the popular HBO fantasy series

Starring role: Gatt played Thenn Warg on the popular HBO fantasy series

In addition to Game of Thrones, Gatt has starred in major blockbuster films including the live-action Disney remake Dumbo, Stark Trek Into Darkness and Thor. 

Gatt – who was diagnosed with alopecia universalis at the age of 12 – is said to reside in Los Angeles with his girlfriend Mercy Malick. 

The thespian has been in a relationship with Malick since 2009. 

He started his acting career with an appearance on British police drama The Bill in 1999.  

Reports: DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for the actor who have so far been unavailable for comment (Pictured above this month)

Reports: DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for the actor who have so far been unavailable for comment (Pictured above this month) 

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