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‘This is Us’ creator Dan Fogelman shared a touching story of meeting ‘Game of Thrones’ author George R. R. Martin at a Broadway show — and it’s making people cry

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  • "This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman says he once met George R.R. Martin after a Broadway show.
  • Well, his friend Alex Hanan, a big "Game of Thrones" fan, actually met Martin before the show and got his number
  • That's how Hanan, Fogleman, Martin, and his wife Parris McBride all ended up eating pizza together that night.
  • Martin didn't know, but Hanan was living with stage 4 lung cancer at the time. He died a year later.
  • In a now-viral Twitter thread, Fogleman detailed this chance meeting — and how important it was to Hanan.

It's a story of "This Is Us" proportions.

In a viral thread shared on Twitter Sunday, Dan Fogelman, the creator and writer of "This Is Us" detailed how he once met "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin after a Broadway play — and the story has an emotional twist.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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