Game of throne actor is dead.

British actor, Ian Gelder, who played the role of Kevan Lannister in “Game of Thrones,” has died of cancer at the age of 74.

Fellow actor and gay partner, Ben Daniels disclosed this on his Instagram page.

Daniels said it was with huge huge sadness and a heavy heart broken into a million pieces that he is “leaving this post to announce the passing of my darling husband and life partner Ian Gelder.”
“Ian was diagnosed with bile duct cancer in December and yesterday he passed at 13.07. I’d stopped all work to be his carer but neither of us had any idea that it would all be so fast. He was my absolute rock and we’d been partners for more than 30 years. If we weren’t together we spoke to each other everyday.

“He was the kindest, most generous spirited and loving human being. He was a wonderful wonderful actor and everyone who worked with him was touched by his heart and light. I honestly don’t know what I’ll do without him by my side.
“He coped with his dreadful illness with such bravery, with no self pity. Ever. He was remarkable and will be so missed. This pic was taken at Christmas time after I’d got him out of hospital and even though he’d gone through the worst three weeks there you can still see his joy and love shining through. Rest well my sweet Chianni,” he mourned.
Gelder was a British actor. He was known for his numerous stage and screen roles, including Mr. Dekker in Torchwood: Children of Earth and Kevan Lannister in Game of Thrones.
Gelder appeared in the television film Rumpole of the Bailey as Rumpole’s university lecturer son. He also played many other roles on stage and screen. His stage work includes The Low Road (2013).

From May to July 2014 he performed as Marcus Andronicus, brother of Titus, in Lucy Bailey’s revival of her original 2006 production of Titus Andronicus at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

He appeared in television programmes such as Torchwood: Children of Earth in 2009, and Game of Thrones, 2011 as Mr Dekker and Kevan Lannister respectively. After an absence of three years, Gelder reprised his role in the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5 and Season 6 as Kevan Lannister. Gelder guest-starred in 12 episodes for the series.
In 2019, he guest-starred as Librarian Scholar Charles in the BBC TV series His Dark Materials, based on the critically acclaimed book trilogy by Philip Pullman. Then in 2020, he guest-starred as Zellin in the seventh episode of the twelfth season of Doctor Who, “Can You Hear Me?”.


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