Andrew Dunbar Biography
Game Of Thrones actor Andrew Dunbar died at his Belfast home on Christmas Eve. The actor who was double the body of Theon Greyjoy starred in the hit show Alfie Allen was in his thirties and also worked as a DJ.
‘Game of Thrones’ actor dies suddenly at Belfast home
Andrew Dunbar, a body double and actor of a number of background characters throughout the show’s run, died suddenly in his home in Belfast.https://t.co/87j6SKc9M1
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) December 28, 2019
Game Of Thrones actor Andrew Dunbar dies suddenly at home on Christmas Eve.
Andrew Dunbar-Early Life
Based in Portrush, Andrew has also worked on successful TV shows like Line Of Duty and Derry Girls throughout his career, reports Belfast Live. He said to the publication: “I will never see any sense in it. He was a real person, a talented, kind and decent man and he had a full and good heart.” His DJ sets were fantastic and when he was a Game of Thrones, he made them all for the end of season parties. ”
Andrew Dunbar-Professional Actor
Andy also revealed that Andrew was a Game of Thrones tour guide and could have been a professional actor, but wanted to focus on art and the DJ.
Andrew Dunbar-Game of Thrones
As Pamela Smyth, director of Crowd Makeup Game of Thrones, said Andrew, although there are thousands of extras on the show, stood out. She said, “Always professional and friendly with a wide, bright smile. A beautiful soul – the whole GOT family will miss it. ‘ Andrew was not only a lookalike for Theon Greyjoy, but also an ally north of John Snow in the Battle of the Bastards.
Andrew Dunbar-Other Acting Roles
His other acting roles included additional roles in Derry Girls, Krypton and as a corrupt cop in Line of Duty. The extras department, which had worked with Andrew, released a statement on his death on social media, saying he “will remember his soul”. They wrote: “To say that we are shocked and saddened by the death of Andrew Dunbar is an understatement. “We have so many fond memories of the years Andrew worked with us. He was so versatile that we could fill him with everything, he was such a talented actor that he was always seen at the end, and he was so enthusiastic that he was called upon several times by the productions.
“He will be remembered as a double of Stark and Theon Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, as a corrupt police officer on Line of Duty, as a poor guy who stuck Colum against Derry Girls, and as a rebel against Krypton , to name a few.
Andrew Dunbar-Thanks Giving Service
“But most of all, his friendly soul and contagious personality will keep him in mind. Thank you for all you have done for us, Andrew. We will miss you very much.” A memorial service announced that a thanksgiving service would held Monday at Ballywillan Presbyterian Church, Portrush.
He described Andrew as: “A beloved son of Edna and the late Roy, a loving brother of David and Alan and a much-loved brother-in-law, uncle, nephew and cousin.”
Andrew Dunbar– 3 Facts to Know
- Andrew Dunbar, who was in his 30s, died at his home in Belfast on Christmas Eve
- The actor was an extra in Line Of Duty, Derry Girls and hit show Game Of Thrones
- In GOT he was the body double for Theon Greyjoy who is played by Alfie Allen