Peter Vaughan has sadly passed away at the age of 93.
The actor was best known for his role as Maester Aemon Targaryen in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones.
His agent, Sally Long-Innes, confirmed the news to the BBC.
“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.”
Plenty of fans have already paid tribute to the actor on Twitter:
Very sad to hear that one of the best characters actors ever, Peter Vaughan, has died. A very affable and lovely man too. RIP. #petervaughan
— Toby Hadoke (@TobyHadoke) December 6, 2016
Bye bye Maester Aemon. The end of his watch, a Targaryen undone.#PeterVaughan
— कजिनी साहेब (@MissusRTT) December 6, 2016
— J O N D A L A R (@jondowww) December 6, 2016
— ㅤ (@ManCityMarty) December 6, 2016