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game of moans How Game of Thrones star Khai Drago made Liam Neeson move restaurant tables in LA

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Jason Momoa (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Jason Momoa (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Jason Momoa (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa was so in awe when he saw Liam Neeson in a restaurant that he stared at him until the Irish actor had to move tables.

The 41-year-old Hawaiin actor, who played Khai Drago in the first two series of the massive TV show, said he had just arrived in Hollywood and had never seen anyone famous before.

Speaking on Jimmy Kimmel Live the 6ft 4in hunk said he was easily starstruck and couldn’t believe it when he saw the Taken and Schindler’s List star, who is also 6ft 4in.

“I went to my first nice restaurant and I saw Liam Neeson,” Momoa said.

“I fangirled out. I had not met anyone famous yet. I watched Rob Roy growing up, and I was really excited.

“And I just kind of stared at him and I would just smile. I creeped him out.

“He got up, left and moved to a few tables over.”

The superhero actor said it was not the only time he embarrassed himself in front of a celebrity.

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Liam Neeson in a still from The Ice Road (category IIA), directed by Jonathan Hensleigh. Photo: Allen Fraser/Netflix

Liam Neeson in a still from The Ice Road (category IIA), directed by Jonathan Hensleigh. Photo: Allen Fraser/Netflix

Liam Neeson in a still from The Ice Road (category IIA), directed by Jonathan Hensleigh. Photo: Allen Fraser/Netflix

He also over-reacted when he spotted Godfather and Scent of a Woman star Al Pacino in Hollywood.

“I was on Melrose [Avenue] and I look in a window, me and my buddy, and sure enough, I see Al Pacino,” he said.

“And I just stopped dead in my tracks and I spent the next half-hour just walking in front of the window to the point where he is just looking at us — and Al Pacino just flips us off and starts laughing.

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“I felt really silly, but I get starstruck really easily.”

The actor, who was discussing the second season of his sci-fi TV series See on Apple TV+, said he had other fun stories of coming to Hollywood but could not tell them on television.

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