Roy Dotrice, 'Amadeus' and 'Game of Thrones' actor, dead at 94

The cause was not reported. He played Leopold Mozart in Amadeus and won a Tony in 2000 for a revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten.

Relocating to America during the 1970s, Dotrice performed one-man stage shows as Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and the homespun philosopher Will Rogers. Mr. Dotrice earned some luster of his own through the production, which opened in 1967, scoring an entry in the Guinness book of records for his 1,700 performances in the role.

Roy Dotrice, a veteran British actor, died at his London home on Monday. Dotrice went on to star in the show as Wisdom Hallyne the Pyromancer during season 2.

Outside of Amadeus, Dotrice was known for narrating the audiobook editions of author George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series which led to HBO's hit drama "Game of Thrones".

Roy Louis Dotrice was born May 26, 1923, in Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands.

Before he was an actor, Dotrice was a member of Britain's Royal Air Force during World War II; after his plane was shot down behind enemy lines, according to The Guardian, he spent the rest of the war as a POW, which was where he discovered his love of theater, performing in plays for other prisoners.

Dotrice reportedly performed for other prisoners in shows meant to raise their spirits, which inspired him to become an actor after World War II was over. "It seems there was a shortage of women". Additionally, Queen Elizabeth of the British Empire appointed him as the Officer of the Most Excellent Order.

Dotrice was married to fellow actress Kay Newman until her death in 2007. They had three daughters together - Yvette, Karen and Michele, actors all.

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