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Freddie Stroma has landed the role of Samwell’s brother in the sixth season of HBO’s drama.
Hot off his role on Lifetime's Unreal, BuzzFeed News has confirmed that Freddie Stroma will be playing Samwell Tarly's (John Bradley) brother, Dickon Tarly, in the upcoming sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones.
Stroma played Adam Cromwell, the morally questionable bachelor on Lifetime's acclaimed drama, and Cormac McLaggen in the Harry Potter films.
In George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels, readers have only heard about Sam's brother, Dickon. Their father, Lord Randyll Tarly, deemed Sam unworthy to be his direct heir, choosing the younger Dickon instead and sending Sam to the Wall.
And given the events in the Season 5 finale, it looks like things might go from bad to worse for the Eeyore of Westeros.
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, declared by Guinness World Records to be the shortest man in the world at 21.5 inches, died on Friday at a hospital in Pago Pago of undisclosed causes.
Chandra Dangi, the Nepalese man declared by Guinness World Records to be the shortest man in the world at 21.5 inches, died on Friday of undisclosed causes, The Kathmandu Post reported.
Chandra Bahadur Dangi on Nov. 13, 2014 in London.
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Born Nov. 30, 1939 in the Salyan District of Nepal, Dangi held the title of world's shortest man since 2012. He died at the Lyndon B. Johnson Tropical Medical Center in Pago Pago, American Samoa.
Chandra Dangi poses for a picture after being announced as the world's shortest man in Kathmandu, Feb. 26, 2012.
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Guinness released a statement saying it "would like to express its sincere and heartfelt condolences to Mr. Dangi’s family in this difficult time. He will be remembered forever as an iconic and extraordinary record holder."
Chandra Dangi poses for pictures with the world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen, in London on Nov. 13, 2014.
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Dangi's Facebook page says he loved playing the madal, a traditional drum used in Nepalese folk music.
Dangi poses while shaking hands with Jyoti Amge, the world's shortest woman, in Kathmandu on Sept. 27, 2012.