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.