Katherine chappell was 29. Martins a song of ice and fire series of novels.
Katherine chappell a special effects editor who had worked on hbos game of thrones died monday in johannesburg after being mauled by a lionesss at a safari park.
Game of thrones actress lion attack. Katherine chappell a visual effects editor on the hbo series was mauled to death by a lion in johannesburg south africa on monday june 1. The war got worst becaus. The american tourist who was mauled to death by a lion on a south african safari has been identified as a 29 year old film editor who worked on an emmy winning episode of game of thrones as.
However this strategy sparked anger in drogos heart. Her family paid tribute to chappell who went by katie in a facebook post. Game of thrones season 1 episode 8 recap before the kings health got worst he tried to poison daenerys.
Her body was identified on tuesday and she will be laid to rest at a memorial service in her hometown of rye new york on saturday. Chappell 29 was in africa at the time to raise money for organizations that protect animals from poachers nbc news reports. He commanded his army to attack westeros.
The game of thrones cast and crew are mourning one of their own. Game of thrones editor killed in lion attack in south africa. Set in a fictional universe that has been referred to so far as the known world the series follows a civil war for the iron throne of the continent of westeros fought between the rival royal and.
The characters from the medieval fantasy television series game of thrones are based on their respective counterparts from author george r. A new york native who worked on game of thrones as a visual effects artist has been identified as the woman fatally mauled by a lioness while snapping photos from an open car window in a. The photo was taken by ben govender 38 who was travelling in the car behind katherine chappell an editor on hit tv show game of thrones at gauteng safari park south africa.
Engineer ben govender 38 who was in the car behind catherine chappell said no one could have imagined what would happen in the minutes after he took the extraordinary photograph.