He is described as being fat and balding, with a blonde mustache and a pot belly.
Balman was a renowned tourney knight in his youth, and was often seen as very handsome. He has been married to Falyse for ten years, although he shuns her bed and she has had no children. It is rumoured that he prefers the company of virgins over his wife.
In the BooksEdit
A Feast for CrowsEdit
Balman attends the funeral of Lord Tywin Lannister with his wife. After the end of the ceremonies they end up talking to Queen Regent Cersei Lannister. Falyse asks for permission to name the bastard so of her sister, Lollys Stokeworth, Tywin, but Cersei denies angrily. Balman tries to be diplomatic, and he says that they will find a more suitable name for the bastard.