Game Of Thrones Fame Ian Gelder Passes Away At 74 Of Cancer, Partner Ben Daniels Posts Emotional Note

By Ronit Kawale 3 Min Read

Famous Hollywood actor and TV show ‘Game of Thrones’ fame Ian Gelder has passed away. He was 74 years old. Iain played the role of Kevan Lannister in ‘Game of Thrones’. Ian’s life partner Ben Daniels has confirmed the actor’s death. He has shared a heart-wrenching post on social media. The cause of Ian’s death is cancer. While the industry is deeply shocked by his demise, fans are also paying tribute to the actor on social media. Ian Gelder played the role of Sir Kevan Lannister in ‘Game of Thrones’. The character is the younger brother of Lord Tywin Lannister and was one of the most loyal and trusted officers in the Lannister army during the War of the Five Kings.

Ben Daniels wrote a heart breaking post

Ben Daniels has posted a photo of himself with Ian on Instagram and wrote, ‘The heart has broken into millions of pieces. ‘With a very, very heavy heart, I want to announce that my beloved husband and life partner, Ian Gelder, has passed away.’ Daniels revealed in the post that Ian Gelder was diagnosed with bile duct cancer last December.

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‘He was my strength, we were together for 30 years’

Recalling his more than 30-year relationship with Ian Gelder, Ben further wrote, ‘I had stopped all my work to take care of him, but neither of us had any idea that it would all happen so soon. . He was my strength and we were each other’s partners for more than 30 years. Meanwhile, even if we were not together, we would talk to each other every day. He was the kindest, most generous soul and very loving person.

Ian Gelder’s 3 weeks in the hospital were very painful

Ben Daniels added, ‘He was an amazingly wonderful actor and everyone who worked with him was impressed by his good nature. I honestly don’t know what I would do without them. He faced his terrible disease very bravely. This photo was taken at Christmas time, when I brought him out of the hospital. He went through the worst three weeks there, yet you can see his face shining with happiness and love.

Celebs paid tribute to Ian Gelder

On the death of Ian Gelder, fellow actors and industry colleagues have also paid tribute on this post. Matt Lanter has expressed his love for Ben Daniels and prayers for his well-being. While Richard E. Grant expressed sadness over Ian’s death. Leslie Bibb and Missi Pyle have also expressed compassion for Ian Gelder.

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