Andrew Dunbar died on Tuesday. Dunbar played a selection of added functions on Game of Thrones, consisting of as a Stark bannerman throughout the Battle of the Bastards. He additionally functioned as a feat double for Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy).
Allen required to his Instagram Stories to hallow Dunbar. “Andrew was an actor who was also a stand-in as Theon on GoT,” he composed. “Extremely shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. To lose a loved one so young, I can only imagine what his family are going through. RIP Andrew xxx.”
No reason of fatality is presently recognized. Dunbar remained in his 30s and also passed away in his Belfast, Ireland residence.
Fellow Game of Thrones added Andy McClay provided a declaration to Belfast Live:
Everyone constantly desired Andrew. There was simply something regarding him that was unique. People constantly really felt great around him, pleased, ecstatic for the day’s job and also there was constantly a great deal of enjoyable when he was about. I’d state the majority of us really felt the very same when we began collection, we desired Andrew to be there, we’d browse him out. He resembled a gel that maintained all of us with each other.
A great deal of individuals prepare to take a trip to attend his funeral service; stars, supervisors, cosmetics and also lots of, much more. Everyone that fulfilled Andrew enjoyed him.
In enhancement to being on the program, Dunbar additionally functioned as a DJ, in addition to a tourist guide for Game of Thrones shooting places, like McClay himself. “I’ve cried and cried since I heard – my friend is gone and my heart is broken.”
Principal collection professional photographer Helen Sloan additionally talked with Belfast Live, and also recalled Dunbar as an “absolute gem. Funny, charming, beautiful – and that impression of Miguel (Sapochnik) will never be beaten.”
When we were establishing to fire the period 8 project – an alternate was called for. Knowing precisely that I desired – the quest for Andy started. They informed me he had actually simply left and also I went out to the parking lot after him and also asked if he would certainly be up for it.
He stated he was going out that evening – yet stated he wished to do anything to assist. He returned in and also came back right into outfit simply for me. Even though he understood I couldn’t provide him the pictures after. Well f*** it. I’m damaging the policies of magazine currently. These pictures require to be seen and also shared amongst close friends. Because he resembles a complete tale. An outstanding enhancement to Thrones completely via. An attractive entertainer – and also wonderful individual to have about.
We’d like to have actually listened to Dunbar’s impact of supervisor Miguel Sapochnik as well!
Game of Thrones make-up musician Katrina Doran communicated her memories, also:
I initially fulfilled Andrew when we were shooting the legendary Battle of the Bastards at Saintfield for period 6 – he was a Northern Ally on John Snow’s side of the fight.
Always with a huge smile and also was incredibly expert and also courteous. He was an additional on virtually every task I’ve serviced – period 6, 7 and also 8 on GOT, The Frankenstein Chronicles 2 and also on Krypton collection 2 so for many years the make-up group was familiar with him actually well.
He was one my much-loved bonus to enter the chair as we had some significant thoughtful arguments in addition to simply daft discussions that finished in fits of giggling. He was an actual treasure. To state we will certainly all miss him is an exaggeration.
Sounds as if we will certainly never ever see his like once more. Rest in tranquility, Mr. Dunbar.
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