Game Of Thrones star, Roy Dotrice, died on Monday, October 16th at the age of 94 according to reports. The elderly performer passed away in his London Home surrounded by his family including his daughters and grandchildren.
People who are familiar with the HBO series will know Dotrice’s voice from the books, A Song Of Ice And Fire, from which the series heavily draws. According to the publication, Us Weekly, Roy holds the Guinness World Record for most voices by a single person in an audiobook.
In the first novel, Roy read 223 characters for the book which is over 33 hours in length. During the second season of Game Of Thrones, Dotrice took the role as Wisdom Hallyne the Pyromancer.
His acting career spanned nearly 60 years. He made various cameos through the years in film and TV, starring in The War of the Roses, Escape, Treasure Island and Angel.
In the 1984 film, Amadeus, Dotrice played Leopold Mozart which went on to win eight Oscars including Best Picture.
Not only did he act in movies, but he also found himself on stage during theatrical performances like Brief Lives, The Homecoming, Hay Fever, and Kingdoms.
For his performance in A Moon For The Misbegotten, he received a Tony Award. Additionally, Queen Elizabeth of the British Empire appointed him as the Officer of the Most Excellent Order. Star of Sons Of Anarchy, Ron Perlman, took to Twitter to express grief for the deceased actor, writing, “Love you dear Pop. Forever and ever.”