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“Game of Thrones” Star Peter Vaughan Passes on at 93



Peter Vaughan. Credit: HBO

Peter Vaughan. Credit: HBO

Veteran actor, Peter Vaughan, who starred as Maester Aemon in the HBO TV hit series, Game of Thrones has passed on, aged 93.

“This is to confirm that very sadly Peter Vaughan passed away at approximately 10.30 this morning. He died peacefully with his family around him,” his agent, Sally Long-Innes said in a statement.

Vaughan become popular after he starred as a villain Harry “Grouty” Grout, in the sitcom, Porridge about forty years ago.

Vaughan began acting in the 1950s and became a recognisable face by playing numerous mainly supporting roles on stage, television, radio and film.

He specialised in characters with a tough edge – such as police officers, secret agents and authoritarian elders.


  1. esther

    December 7, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    RIP great actor!

    • A Real Nigerian

      December 7, 2016 at 1:58 pm

      How much do you need?

    • esther

      December 8, 2016 at 1:59 am

      Thank you so much ma/sir for taking out time to ask. I needed N30,000. Two people have sent N1,000 each to me (God bless them abundantly), I’m in need of N28,000.

  2. A Real Nigerian

    December 7, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    Wow, BN, you’re really quick with your news.

  3. Loki

    December 7, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Life immitating art.
    RIP, Maester Aemon. Now, your watch has ended…

  4. Tracy

    December 7, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    Rest in peace Maester Aemon.For it is common knowledge that “All men must die’. Now your watch is ended in truth. Indeed Valar Morghulis.

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