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Rupert Vansittart
Rupert vansittart
Date of Birth
10 February 1958
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Rupert Vansittart is an actor cast in the role of Lord Yohn Royce in Season 4.[1] He returned to the role for Season 5 and Season 6.[2][3]

Rupert Vansittart Braveheart Lord Royce

Vansittart in Braveheart (top), and as Lord Yohn Royce in Game of Thrones (below).

No stranger to gritty medieval set pieces, Vansittart is well known for appearing in the 1994 film Braveheart (alongside James Cosmo) as Lord Bottoms, the English lord who goes to Scotland and asserts the right of prima noctis (First Night) over the local Scots, sparking off a Scottish rebellion. Vansittart is also known for his performances on British television, appearing in series such as Doctor Who, The Bill, Mr. Bean and The Thin Blue Line (a series that also featured Mark Addy, Ben Crompton and Owen Teale, with Teale featuring in the same episode as Vansittart). He has also appeared in numerous British films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Iron Lady and Johnny English Reborn.


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Season four credits
Two Swords The Lion and the Rose Breaker of Chains Oathkeeper First of His Name
The Laws of Gods and Men Mockingbird The Mountain and the Viper The Watchers on the Wall The Children
Season Five credits
The Wars to Come The House of Black and White High Sparrow Sons of the Harpy Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken The Gift Hardhome The Dance of Dragons Mother’s Mercy

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