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'Game Of Thrones' Actor Ian Gelder Passes Away At 74

09:50 AM May 08, 2024 IST | 8PM News Desk
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'Game of Thrones' actor Ian Gelder passes away at 74

Washington : Renowned for his portrayal of Kevan Lannister in HBO's epic series 'Game of Thrones', actor Ian Gelder has passed away at the age of 74.

The news of Gelder's demise was confirmed by his husband, Ben Daniels, who shared the heartbreaking announcement on social media.

In a post on Instagram, Daniels expressed his profound grief, stating, "It is with huge huge sadness and a heavy heart broken into a million pieces that I'm leaving this post to announce the passing of my darling husband and life partner Ian Gelder."

Daniels revealed that Gelder had been battling bile duct cancer since December, and his passing came swiftly.

Describing Gelder as his "absolute rock," Daniels reminisced about their three-decade-long partnership, emphasizing Gelder's kindness, generosity, and unwavering love.

Tributes began pouring in from fellow actors and industry peers, offering condolences and sharing fond memories of Gelder.
Matt Lanter extended his love and prayers to Daniels, while Richard E. Grant expressed sorrow over the loss of Ian.
Leslie Bibb and Missi Pyle also conveyed their heartfelt condolences, reflecting on Gelder's immense light and compassion.

Ian Gelder's talent and warmth endeared him to audiences worldwide, particularly his portrayal of Kevan Lannister in 'Game Of Thrones', a character that earned him admiration from fans and colleagues alike.

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