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'''Margaret John''' (14 December 1926 - 2 February 2011) was a Welsh actress. She appeared regularly on television and in film since 1960 and has appeared in series such as ''[[wikipedia:Coronation Street|Coronation Street]]'', ''[[wikipedia:Z Cars|Z Cars]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:Dixon of Dock Green|Dixon of Dock Green]]''. Her genre credits include two appearances in ''[[wikipedia:Doctor Who|Doctor Who]]'' (once in 1968 and again in 2005) and roles in ''[[wikipedia:Blake's 7|Blake's 7]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:Doomwatch|Doomwatch]]''. She has recently gained new fans in the role of Doris in the successful British comedy series ''[[wikipedia:Gavin and Stacey|Gavin and Stacey]]''. In 2009 she won a Welsh BAFTA Lifetime Achievement Award. On 2 February 2011, Margaret John passed away at the age of 84 in Swansea, Wales following a brief illness.
 
'''Margaret John''' (14 December 1926 - 2 February 2011) was a Welsh actress. She appeared regularly on television and in film since 1960 and has appeared in series such as ''[[wikipedia:Coronation Street|Coronation Street]]'', ''[[wikipedia:Z Cars|Z Cars]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:Dixon of Dock Green|Dixon of Dock Green]]''. Her genre credits include two appearances in ''[[wikipedia:Doctor Who|Doctor Who]]'' (once in 1968 and again in 2005) and roles in ''[[wikipedia:Blake's 7|Blake's 7]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:Doomwatch|Doomwatch]]''. She has recently gained new fans in the role of Doris in the successful British comedy series ''[[wikipedia:Gavin and Stacey|Gavin and Stacey]]''. In 2009 she won a Welsh BAFTA Lifetime Achievement Award. On 2 February 2011, Margaret John passed away at the age of 84 in Swansea, Wales following a brief illness.
   
In ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' John played [[Old Nan]]. She was announced in the role on 16 July 2010.
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In ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' John played [[Old Nan]]. She was announced in the role on 16 July 2010.
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Margaret John passed away only two months before Season 1 began to air, though all of her scenes had already been completed. The character does appear during the second book, however, in the show canon she is considered by the writers to have quietly passed away between seasons.
   
 
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_John Margaret John's Wikipedia page.]
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0424191/ Margaret John's entry at the Internet Movie Database.]
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Latest revision as of 00:03, September 9, 2015

Margaret John (14 December 1926 - 2 February 2011) was a Welsh actress. She appeared regularly on television and in film since 1960 and has appeared in series such as Coronation Street, Z Cars and Dixon of Dock Green. Her genre credits include two appearances in Doctor Who (once in 1968 and again in 2005) and roles in Blake's 7 and Doomwatch. She has recently gained new fans in the role of Doris in the successful British comedy series Gavin and Stacey. In 2009 she won a Welsh BAFTA Lifetime Achievement Award. On 2 February 2011, Margaret John passed away at the age of 84 in Swansea, Wales following a brief illness.

In Game of Thrones John played Old Nan. She was announced in the role on 16 July 2010.

Margaret John passed away only two months before Season 1 began to air, though all of her scenes had already been completed. The character does appear during the second book, however, in the show canon she is considered by the writers to have quietly passed away between seasons.

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Season one credits
Winter is Coming The Kingsroad Lord Snow Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things The Wolf and the Lion
A Golden Crown You Win or You Die The Pointy End Baelor Fire and Blood

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