David Letterman, Sean Bean

The sword of Ned Stark (Sean Bean, right) and his armies were key to putting King Baratheon in power. Jay Leno's rise to prominence was made possible only by his numerous appearances on "Late Night with David Letterman." Of course, Stark's fate was not as merciful as Letterman's. "Late Show" on CBS isn't such a bad gig.
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