On a recent episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, actor Matt Smith made a guest appearance to discuss his career and upcoming projects. As always, Smith brought his enthusiastic and lively personality to the show, making it a must-watch for fans.

During the interview, Jimmy Fallon surprised Smith by bringing up his past as an aspiring DJ. Smith confirmed that he did indeed have a short-lived DJ career, organizing DJ nights called Dreams at the cricket club. He even used vinyl records and old-school decks to spin the tracks. The conversation veered towards how Smith used to memorize his lines for acting gigs by rapping them. Being a rap fan, this approach helped him learn lines quickly and rhythmically.

Smith also revealed his newfound love for poetry. He mentioned that he has been spending his time during the COVID-19 pandemic learning and reciting poetry. His favorite poet is Ted Hughes, and he shared a short poem during the interview, showcasing his love and appreciation for the art form.

Of course, the conversation couldn’t ignore Smith’s current project, the highly anticipated House of the Dragon. Season 1 of the series garnered huge success, receiving eight Emmy nominations and breaking records for HBO. Smith expressed his excitement for Season 2 and how he cannot wait for its release. The discussion took an interesting turn when Fallon mentioned that the Internet has crowned Smith’s character, Daemon Targaryen, as the Internet’s boyfriend. Smith seemed surprised and humored by this title and jokingly embraced it.

Fallon also brought up the ongoing debate between Jon Snow and Daemon Targaryen, two iconic characters from Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon, respectively. Smith confidently asserted that with his character possessing a dragon, he would emerge victorious in a fight against Jon Snow. The audience cheered his bold statement, showcasing their enthusiasm for the upcoming season and the character of Daemon Targaryen.

Towards the end of the interview, Fallon surprised Smith with a throwback photo of him and the legendary George R.R. Martin from 2011. Smith reminisced about meeting Martin on a boat at Comic-Con and how he also participated in a panel with another rising star, Kit Harington, who was part of a smaller show called Game of Thrones at the time.

As the interview concluded, Smith thanked Fallon for having him on the show and reminded viewers to tune in to House of the Dragon, which premieres on June 16th on HBO and Max. It’s clear that Smith is excited about the upcoming season and the intricate family dynamics and madness that viewers can expect.

With his charm, wit, and infectious energy, Matt Smith‘s appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was a delightful and entertaining watch. Fans of the talk show and the upcoming series House of the Dragon will undoubtedly be looking forward to what Smith brings to the table in his role as Daemon Targaryen.