Shocking: This Game of Thrones actor is no more

entertainment | Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Highlights
  • Dotrice was initially cast as Grand Maester Pycelle in the show but had to pull out because of ill health and was replaced by Julian Glover.
  • Dotrice was best known for his role as Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus.

Popular TV show Game of Thrones actor Roy Dotrice has died in his London home at the age of 94.

Dotrice was best known for his role as Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus. He was also in the second season of Game of Thrones as Hallyne the Pyromancer - the head of the Alchemists' Guild in King's Landing.

 

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Dotrice was initially cast as Grand Maester Pycelle in the show but had to pull out because of ill health and was replaced by Julian Glover.

The actor won many accolades throughout his lengthy career including a Tony Award in 2000 for his role in the Broadway revival of 'A Moon for the Misbegotten.' He was also a member of the Royal Air Force before his acting career.

 

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He was also honoured by Queen Elizabeth II in 2008 when he was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. His family said his three daughters, grandchildren and great-grandson were with him when he died on October 17.


 

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