Game of Thrones Actor Peter Vaughan Dead at 93

Peter Vaughan, best known for his role as Maester Aemon on Game of Thrones, has passed away. He was 93.

The actor’s agent confirmed the news on Tuesday morning, with a statement published to Deadline indicating that he died peacefully surrounded by his family. A cause of death is unknown at this time.

Vaughan appeared in nearly a dozen episodes during the first five seasons of GoT, portraying the blind maester of the Night’s Watch. His other TV credits included BBC sitcoms Porridge and Citizen Smith, as well as the ITV drama Chancer, starring opposite a young Clive Owen.

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13 Comments
  1. MrScreenAddict says:

    And now his watch is ended…

  2. SeanP says:

    And now his watch has ended…

  3. Walkie says:

    He was phenomenal in Remains of the Day.

  4. Kevin says:

    AND NOW HIS WATCH IS ENDED. RIP Maester Aemon :-(

  5. Dennis says:

    And now his watch has ended.
    May he forever be blessed and Rest In Peace, by the old gods and the new.

  6. Guest says:

    He was the blood of the dragon, but now his fire has gone out. And now his watch is ended.

  7. iHeart says:

    let me guess…and now his watch has ended is a game of thrones quote?

  8. popeye013 says:

    With respect, he is most well known for playing Grouty in Porridge.