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'Game of Thrones' actor J.J. Murphy dies at 86 (Updated)


Veteran Northern Ireland actor J.J. Murphy, who was most recently cast on the HBO series Game of Thrones, has died. He was 86.

The Belfast Telegraph reports that Murphy, who died just four days after filming his first scenes on the show, was playing Ser Denys Mallister, the oldest member of the Night’s Watch. His other credits included a role as a village elder on Dracula Untold.


'Game of Thrones' actress Lena Headey getting divorced

Lena Headey, who plays the conniving Cersei Lanniseter on HBO’s Game of Thrones, has filed for divorce from her husband, musician Peter Loughran, reports People. The actress, 38, wed Loughran in 2007, but has reportedly been separated from him since last year. She is petitioning for joint legal and physical custody of their two-year-old son, Wylie.

Sean Bean arrested after allegedly harassing ex-wife

Winter is coming… and so are the police. Game of Thrones star Sean Bean was arrested Wednesday after allegedly harassing ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe with abusive texts and phone calls, People and the U.K.’s Daily Mirror report. A Scotland Yard spokesperson told People that Bean was questioned in a central London police station yesterday, then was bailed until a later date; the Mirror posted a photo of him arriving at the station. Bean, 53, and Sutcliffe, 34, married in 2008 and were divorced two years later. She was the actor’s fourth wife.

Bean’s rep did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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