Top Stories

Game of Thrones' J.J. Murphy Dies Four Days Into Season 5 Filming

Game of Thrones' J.J. Murphy Dies Four Days Into Season 5 Filming

Game of Thrones actor J.J. Murphy has sadly passed away four days after he began filming his role for the fifth season of the hit HBO series.

The 86-year-old actor died on Friday (August 8) in Northern Ireland, according to the Belfast Telegraph.

J.J. was cast as Ser Denys Mallister, who is the oldest member of the Night’s Watch. He still had more scenes to shoot and it is unclear if his role will be recast or written out of the show.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to J.J.‘s loves ones during this difficult time.

Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Chester Bennington bought his family a new home just a month before his death - TMZ
  • Justin Bieber has cancelled his tour - Just Jared Jr
  • Charlize Theron has some feelings about the Bachelorette - TooFab
  • Fifth Harmony have announced their new album! - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Raven Symone is explaining why she got divorced on Raven's Home - Just Jared Jr
  • Sayer

    RIP.