British actor, Peter Vaughan who acted as Aemon Targaryen in the fantasy drama series Game of Thrones is dead. He died this morning at the age of 93. The actor, who had a career in theatre, television and film spanning more than 75 years, died this morning, surrounded by his family, Dailymail Confirms.
During his career, Vaughan worked alongside Sir Anthony Hopkins, Frank Sinatra and Ronnie Barker.
He will be best remembered for his portrayal of ‘genial’ Harry Grout in the classic sitcom Porridge, despite only appearing in three episodes.
Born in Shropshire, Vaughan was the son of a bank clerk and nurse. He went to school in Uttoxeter before joining the theatre group in Wolverhampton.
He served in the army during the Second World War, where he served in Belgium, Normandy and the Far East.
At the time of his death, he lived with his second wife Lillias Walker in Mannings Heath, West Sussex.