'Game of Thrones' actor Peter Vaughan dies

Posted at 6:59 AM, Dec 06, 2016

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.