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'Game of Thrones' actor Peter Vaughan dies

Posted at 6:59 AM, Dec 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 09:06:54-05

British actor Peter Vaughan who played Maester Aemon in the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" died Tuesday at the age of 93, his agent told the BBC

Vaughan had a lengthy acting career that began in the 1950s. The career includes 222 acting credits, according to  

Vaughan played roles in a number of British sitcoms, including "Chancer," which starred Clive Owen.  

In his role as Maester Aemon, Vaughan played the character of the elderly, blind maester of the Night Watch.