The actor Roy Dotrice, known for giving life to Hallyne in Game of Thrones, has died on Monday at the age of 94 at his home in London surrounded by his three daughters, his grandchildren and his great-grandson, Variety reports. The British actor played Pyromancer leader of the King’s Landing alchemists in the second season of HBO’s fiction.
Dotrice had previously worked with George R.R. Martin in the audiobooks of the saga Song of ice and fire with which it set the Guinness record to interpret up to 224 personages of the medieval universe created by the American novelist.
Throughout his career in the world of interpretation Dotrice was awarded twice: in 2000 won the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the play A Moon for the Misbegotten, and in 1969 collected the Best Actor award from the British Television Academy for his participation in Misleading Cases.
Roy Dotrice’s most outstanding feature on the big screen was Leopold Mozart, the father of the legendary musical composer, in the Oscar-winning Amadeus drama directed by Milos Forman in 1984. On the other hand, the veteran British actor also worked on films such as La Scarlet Letter (1995), Playing Dirty (2006) or Hellboy II. The Golden Army (2008).
Before beginning his career as an actor, Dotrice was a member of the Royal British Air Force during World War II and was recruited in a German concentration camp for three years.