Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa (born August 1, 1979), better known as Jason Momoa, is an American actor, model, director, writer, and producer. He is known for his television roles as Ronon Dex (2005–2009) on the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis (2004-2009); as Khal Drogo in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011-2012); and as Phillip Kopus on the SundanceTV drama series The Red Road (2014-2015).
Momoa portrayed the title character in the sword and sorcery film Conan the Barbarian (2011). He will appear in the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Aquaman, with a solo film for the character following in 2018.
Road to Paloma, his first film as director, writer, and producer, and in which he also stars in the lead role, was released in July 11, 2014.