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Roy Dotrice

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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; died 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. 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.

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).

Dotrice died on 16 October 2017 in London at the age of 94.

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