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Peter Vaughan star of Game of Thrones and Porridge dies aged 93

first_imgPeter Vaughan died today aged 93, his agent said Peter Vaughan in London in May, 2016Credit:Mike Webster/REX/Shutterstock He also appeared in 1967 spy thriller The Naked Runner, starring Frank Sinatra.”The great thing about Frank was that you had to stand up to him very quickly. If you did that, he respected you, otherwise he’d walk all over you,” Vaughan said.His watch endedBut recently it was starring in Game Of Thrones, which made him famous to millions around the world.The actor was partially sighted and portrayed the blind character for five years.Vaughan was born Peter Ohm on April 4 1923 in Shropshire. He was married to actress Billie Whitelaw for 12 years.Vaughan later wed actress Lillias Walker, whom he met in his repertory days.GoT fans react with sadness “Everybody’s frightened to death of him, so they talked about him a lot and so it was a huge character but I didn’t have to be there,” he previously told the Sunday Post.Vaughan’s other rolesVaughan was also known for 1970s TV series Citizen Smith and later, Our Friends In The North, playing Felix Hutchinson, Christopher Eccleston’s character’s father.He played “a hard nut with Alzheimer’s” and said afterwards: “It was the first time that had been done.” ”He was the blood of the Dragon… but now his fire has gone out. And now his Watch is ended.” RIP Peter VaughanRIP Maester Aemon pic.twitter.com/xrdpDVSOr0— JustMayMay (@JustMayMay16) December 6, 2016 Peter Vaughan died today aged 93, his agent saidCredit:PA Grouty in PorridgeDespite being in only three episodes of Porridge alongside Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale, Vaughan made his mark as villain Harry “Grouty” Grout.He was appearing in a play when he was asked to take on the role. Peter Vaughan, best known for his roles in Porridge and Game Of Thrones, with Joanna Lumley “I still get people saying ‘Let you out, have they, Grouty?” the actor said more than 40 years later.”I was in just three episodes and, of course, the feature film, so I have to thank the writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais for the fact I’m one of the characters people always remember when they talk about Porridge because Grouty is so prominent – even though I’m not there. Peter Vaughan with Ronnie Barker in Porridgecenter_img Peter Vaughan in London in May, 2016 Peter Vaughan, best known for his roles in Porridge and Game Of Thrones, with Joanna LumleyCredit:PA A statement from Sally Long-Innes, his agent, said: “This is to confirm that very sadly Peter Vaughan passed away at approximately 10.30 this morning.”He died peacefully with his family around him.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Peter Vaughan with Ronnie Barker in PorridgeCredit:Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock Rest in Peace to our own Maester Aemon, Peter Vaughan, who passed away this morning at age 93. Truly an honor to have known him.— Bryan Cogman (@b_cogman) December 6, 2016 Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said.The star was best known for his role as Maester Aemon in the TV hit, while he also appeared in the sitcom Porridge. Sad to see that Peter Vaughan has died at 93. A superb actor who could be menacing and funny and often both at the same time #RIP— Phil Ford (@philfordesq) December 6, 2016last_img read more

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EHF EURO 2014 START Warm up for the Champions

← Previous Story MODESTLY HOTEL IN AARHUS: “Serbia and Denmark can’t be compared” Next Story → Aalborg calling – 3000 Norwegian fans are coming! DenmarkEHF EURO 2014herning handballmacedonia denmark handball GROUP A HERNINGAUSTRIA – CZECH REPUBLIC (18hrs)“NO FAVORITE MATCH“The first match of the Men’s EHF EURO 2014 in the biggest „handball city“ of Herning between Austria and Czech Republic will bring a lot of battle and good handball. Two rivals, one without TOP star and the second one with one of the best player in XXI Century, Filip Jicha will fight eachother for the place at Main Round, what is the biggest goal of both.Both teams would like to repeat EHF EURO 2010 in Austria, where they achieved this goal. Austrians have been out of the biggest handball scene since WCh 2011 in Sweden, while Jicha and Co. had only bad memories on Men’s EHF EURO 2012 in Serbia, where they finished last in Preliminary Round in Group with Sweden, Germany and Macedonia.DENMARK – MACEDONIA (20.30hrs)„WARM UP FOR THE CHAMPIONS“Danish golden squad planning to repeat success from 2012 and in front of home fans in Herrning say „thank you Ulrik“ on the last dance of fantastic coach Wilbek, who will finish his NT’s career after this Championship. Denmark has got maybe the weakest group for „warm up“. That was a plan of Wilbek and his staff. Macedonians aren’t competitive rival if they don’t have their huge support from the stand, as that was a case in 2012 in Serbia. Despite some injuries which will cause problems at the start (Eggert will miss the first match) 14.000 fans in the openning match of the Championship will enjoy handball celebration… read more

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