British actor Paul Ritter died of a brain tumor. He was 54 years old.
Ritter’s agent said: “We are very sorry to confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night.” He said: “He was at home with his wife Polly and his sons Frank and Noah. Heping died. He is 54 years old and suffers from a brain tumor.
“Paul is a very talented actor who plays various roles on stage and screen with extraordinary skills. He is smart, kind and very funny. We will miss him very much.”
Ritter’s work also includes James Bond’s film “Quantum of Comfort”, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”
Ritter is also known for his dramatic roles. In 2006 he was nominated for Olivier for “Coram Boy” and Tony in 2009 for “Norman Conquest” in 2008 (Tony) Nomination.
Creator Robert Popper’s “Friday Night Dinner” tweeted: “In this shocking and unfortunate news, he stands out. Paul is a lovely, wonderful person. Kind, funny, and super caring, Is the greatest actor I have ever worked with.”
Actor Sanjeev Kohli tweeted: “Paul Ritter is one of the most capable and talented actors of all time. It would be great if Paul Ritter was in something. This is really shocking news.”