Amadeus actor Roy Dotrice dies aged 94

From BBC - October 16, 2017

Actor Roy Dotrice, known for his role as Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus, has died aged 94.

His family said he died at his London home, surrounded by relatives.

A character actor, Guernsey-born Mr Dotrice gained new fans in recent years as the narrator of A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of novels that inspired TV hit Game of Thrones, which he also starred in.

In 2008, he was awarded an OBE for services to drama by the Queen.

A family statement said he "died peacefully on Monday October 16 in his London home surrounded by family, including his three daughters, grandchildren and great-grandson".

Record performance

Mr Dotrice joined the Royal Air Force and served during World War Two as a wireless operator and air gunner.


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