Though fans have since stopped shipping the pair in favor of a possible Brienne and Tormund romance, it's hard not to have a soft spot for the two unlikely friends who once sparred, joked around, and protected each other during dangerous situations.
When asked about the biggest turning point in his character's storyline, Coster-Waldau responded: "For Jaime, I think it was meeting Brienne of Tarth, there's no question about it."
Much like the Kingslayer, Coster-Waldau couldn't resist a little bit of humor.
"It had a lot of consequence," he told Access Hollywood. "He lost his hand. But there's no question, I think, that he has become a better man for it."
Christie, who looked absolutely stunning with her platinum blonde bob, agreed and suggested that by losing his hand, Jaime opened himself up to deeper emotional possibilities.
"I think it's interesting, as well, like in Lear when Lear loses his sight but he gains insight, I think the losing of your limb gave you greater insight."
She also contended that Jaime had a profound influence on her character's life, too.
"And definitely for Brienne, it was meeting Jaime [that provided a turning point]," she said. "It caused her to question, to stop operating from a system where she just had learnt ideals. Life became on a case-by-case basis and not to be so immediate, rapid, one-dimensional with her judgments."