Roy Dotrice, actor who appeared in “Amadeus” and most recently “Game of Thrones,” has passed away today at the age of 94. A spokesman for the family said he passed peacefully and was “surrounded by his family.”
You might remember him as Hallyne the Pyromancer in “Game of Thrones.”
Other people might remember him from his countless roles such as that of Mozart’s Father in the Oscar winning film “Amadeus.”
Dotrice amassed over 110 movie credits in his career. He won awards and took home a Tony award for best actor in 2000 for a performance in the show A Moon for the Misbegotten.
He came to fame on a BBC show called “Misleading Cases” back in 1971.
Love you dear Pop. Forever and ever. You were the best of us. My heart is broken…
See you up top. XoxO Roy Dotrice…… pic.twitter.com/ssQX2hToOy
— Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) October 16, 2017
There’s been an outpouring of love and support from around the globe from fans who were touched by his work.
He also narrated the audiobook versions of A Song of Ice and Fire which is the basis from the TV show “Game of Thrones.”
Dotrice was born in Guernsey and lived most of his life in London, England. He served in the Royal Air Force for a time and was imprisoned by a German POW camp during World War II.