Veteran British actor Roy Dotrice dies aged 94

Roy Dotrice

Roy Dotrice

The late actor also appeared in the second season of "Game Of Thrones" as Hallyne the Pyromance, who led the Alchemists' Guild in King's Landing.

(Web Desk) - Famous British actor Roy Dotrice died at the age of 94 in his London residence while with the family.

The actor returned to Broadway twice more before starring as Phil Hogan in the 2000 revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten opposite Gabriel Byrne.

Mr. Dotrice also played Lincoln in Herbert Mitgang's one-man play "Mister Lincoln", which opened in 1980 and later aired on PBS.

Born on Guernsey, Dotrice joined the Royal Air Force and was trained as a wireless operator and air gunner.

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His family said in a statement that he died "peacefully on Monday October 16 in his London home surrounded by family, including his three daughters, grandchildren and great-grandson", reports The Sun.

Although he was originally meant to play Grand Maester Pycelle, however, he withdrew from the part due to health issues with Julian Glover eventually taking the role.

In 2008 Dotrice was awarded an OBE for services to drama by the Queen. As the narrator for George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, Dotrice set a Guinness World Record for the most characters voiced by a single person, adopting 223 voices for the audiobook recording of A Game of Thrones. One year later he was shot down over enemy lines and spent the rest of the war in German PoW camps. He sometimes performed for other prisoners in shows created to raise their spirits before taking up acting full time after World War II.

Dotrice's wife Kay passed away in 2007 after the couple had been married for 60 years.

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