Paul Ritter -Known worldwide for playing Eldred Worple in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”
The representative of the British actor said that Paul died of a brain tumor on Monday night.He and his wife died safely at home Polly And son- frank with Noah -By his side. The representative added: “He is very smart, kind and very funny. We will miss him very much. Paul is a talented actor who plays various roles on stage and screen and is highly skilled.”
Some of Paul’s credits include the role of government adviser Guy Haines in James Bond’s film “Quantum Crisis.” In his hometown…Paul is famous for playing the family patriarch in the long-time Channel 4 comedy “Friday Night Dinner.”
He is also an outstanding stage actor and was nominated for Olivier and Tony Award. Paul’s work in “Coram Boy” earned him the Olivier nomination in 2006. He was nominated by Tony for his leading role in the 2009 “Norman Conquest”.
He recently played in the HBO miniseries “Chernobyl” Anatoly Dyatlov, The supervisor accused of failing to comply with the safety protocol that led to the nuclear disaster.
Paul will also star in the upcoming World War II TV series “Operation Mincemeat”.