Known for participating in the Chernobyl series (2019) and the film 007 – Quantum of Solace (2008), Paul Ritter died at age 54 on Monday (5). The British actor suffered from a brain tumor and died peacefully at home with his family.
According to The Guardian, the artist spent the last moments of his life with his wife, Polly, and children Frank and Noah.
“Paul was an exceptionally talented actor, who played a huge variety of roles on stage and on screen, with extraordinary skill. He was fiercely intelligent, kind and very funny. We will miss him enormously,” said the note released by the actor’s agent .
Throughout his career, Ritter was marked by successful works. In the miniseries Chernobyl, the actor played engineer Anatoly Dyatlov. He was also featured in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), in which lived the wizard Eldred Worple, who appears in the gala party scene given by Professor Slughorn (Jim Broadbent).
The Brit also participated in O Libertino (2004), Hannibal: The Origin of Evil (2007), Wolf Hall (2015), Inferno (2016) and Belgravia (2020).
Between 2011 and 2020, he also starred in the comedy series Friday Night Dinner, shown on British TV.
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