Roy Dotrice

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Roy Dotrice
Roy Dotrice.jpg
Roy Dotrice in 2014
Born (1923-05-26)26 May 1923
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Died 16 October 2017(2017-10-16) (aged 94)
London, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 1957–2012
Known for Brief Lives
A Moon for the Misbegotten
Spouse(s) Kay Newman (m. 1947; d. 2007)
Children Michele Dotrice
Yvette Dotrice
Karen Dotrice
Awards 1 Tony Award
1 Drama Desk Award
1 British Academy Television Award

Roy Dotrice, OBE (26 May 1923 – 16 October 2017) was a British actor. He was known for his Tony Award-winning Broadway performance in the revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten.

Dotrice was born in Guernsey on 26 May 1923.[1] One of his daughters, Michele, was famous for playing the role of Betty, the wife of Frank Spencer in the BBC sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em [2].

Dotrice recorded audiobooks for each book in George R. R. Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire. He earned a place in the Guinness World Records in 2004 for the highest number of character voices by a single actor for the first book in the series, A Game of Thrones (in which he voiced a total of 224 characters).[3][4]

Dotrice died on 16 October 2017 in London at the age of 94.[5][6]

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