‘James Bond’ Actor Paul Ritter Dies At 54 Of A Brain Tumor

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  • Actor Paul Ritter has died at 54 years old. 
  • He was best known for his roles in ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘James Bond’ films.
  • Rest in peace.

 

Actor Paul Ritter has passed away. He was only 54 years old and his agent confirmed that he died from a brain tumor. Paul is best known for his roles in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Friday Night Dinner, and the James Bond film Quantum of Solace.

His agent released a statement. It read, “It is with great sadness we can confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night. He died peacefully at home with his wife Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his side. He was 54 and had been suffering from a brain tumor.”

Paul Ritter has died at 54 years old

NO OFFENCE, Paul Ritter (Season 1, 2015)
NO OFFENCE, Paul Ritter (Season 1, 2015). photo: Phil Fisk/©Channel 4/ Courtesy: Everett Collection

“Paul was an exceptionally talented actor playing an enormous variety of roles on stage and screen with extraordinary skill. He was fiercely intelligent, kind and very funny. We will miss him greatly,” the statement added.

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THE GAME, l-r: Judy Parfitt, Paul Ritter
THE GAME, l-r: Judy Parfitt, Paul Ritter, (Season 1, Episode 3, aired November 19, 2014). ph: Matt Squire/©BBC America/courtesy Everett Collection

Before his film and television roles, he was also a stage actor. He was nominated for a Tony award for his role in The Norman Conquests.

He is set to posthumously appear in the Friday Night Dinner 10th anniversary retrospective.

Paul is survived by his wife and two sons.

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