Roy dotrice dead aged 94 – game of thrones and amadeus actor dies
THRONES ACTOR DEAD Roy, who received an OBE in 2008, was a Guinness World Record holder, Tony Award winner and played Hallyne the Pyromancer in the hit TV series 16th October 2017, 2:23 pmUpdated: 16th October 2017, 4:09 pmGAME of Thrones star Roy Dotrice has died at the age of 94. His family said in a statement that he “died peacey on Monday October 16 in his London home surrounded by family, including his three daughters, grandchildren and great-grandson”. Roy Dotrice played Hallyne the Pyromancer in Game Of Thrones Roy Dotrice collecting his OBE from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in 2008. He died at home aged 94 Roy Dotrice stars as Hallyne the Pyromancer making wildfire in Game of Thrones The actor, who played Hallyne the Pyromancer in the hit TV series, also narrated George RR Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire audiobook collection. His narration saw him awarded a place in the Guinness World Records in 2004 for the greatest number of characters voiced in an audio book at 224. Roy was also known for his role as Leopold Mozart in Oscar-winning film Amadeus. Dotrice won a handful of prestigious accolades, including a Tony Award for his role in the Broadway revival of A Moon For The Misbegotten in 2000. Roy Dotrice won a Tony Award in 2000 for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his work in A Moon For The Misbegotten Roy Dotrice with his grandchildren after picking up his OBE in 2008 Dotrice played Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus In 1969, he claimed the TV Bafta best actor award for his role as Albert Haddock in the BBC adaptation of AP Herbert’s Misleading Cases. He also appeared in TV series Shaka Zulu, Mr And Mrs Smith and Life Begins, and films including Eliminators, The Cutting Edge and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Prior to his acting career, Dotrice was in the military, which he said inspired him to become an actor. Born on Guernsey, Dotrice joined the Royal Air Force and was trained as a wireless operator and air gunner. Roy Dotrice, right, played Leopold Mozart in the 1984 film Amadeus Dotrice starred in the 1976 TV film Alien Attack Roy Dotrice in 60s crime drama The Gold Robbers His plane was shot down and he was held as a prisoner of war – where his first taste for the theatre took root, performing concerts to raise the spirits of his fellow inmates. In 2008 Dotrice was awarded an OBE for services to drama by the Queen. At the time, he said he had never imagined he would be receiving an honour at Buckingham Palace. Dotrice was married to his wife Kay for 60 years, until her death in 2007. They had three daughters together – Yvette, Karen and Michele, who is known for her role as Betty in Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em and who was married to actor Edward Woodward, who died in 2009. We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 782 4368 . We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.