Paul Ritter, who starred in 2009’s Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, has handed away after battling a mind tumor.
The British actor, identified for his function as wizard Eldred Worple within the Harry Potter movie, died on Monday, April 5, his agent confirmed. “It’s with nice disappointment we are able to affirm that Paul Ritter handed away final night time,” Ritter’s rep mentioned in a press release to NBC. “He died peacefully at residence together with his spouse Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his facet. He was 54 and had been affected by a mind tumor.”
“Paul was an exceptionally proficient actor taking part in an infinite number of roles on stage and display with extraordinary talent,” the message continued. “He was fiercely clever, type and really humorous. We are going to miss him drastically.”
Along with his function in Harry Potter, Ritter’s credit additionally embrace the 2008 James Bond movie Quantum of Solace. Since 2011, Ritter starred as Martin Goodman within the TV sequence Friday Night time Dinner.