Paul Ritter has died aged 54.
The actor played Guy Haines in the 2008 James Bond flick 'Quantum of Solace' and also starred in 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' as Eldred Worple and passed away at home, with his family by his side, after suffering from a brain tumour.
His agent confirmed the sad news, saying: "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 tumour.
“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.”
Ritter's productive little screen yield remembered key jobs for 2019 HBO hit Chernobyl, ITV show Vera and Paul Abbott's No Offense. Among his element credits were Quantum Of Solace and Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince and he has a supporting job in John Madden's forthcoming WWII show Operation Mincemeat featuring Colin Firth.T
Ritter was likewise a respected stage entertainer, and was designated for an Olivier grant in 2006 for his presentation in Coram Boy and for a Tony grant for his 2009 featuring job in the Norman Conquests. He likewise played John Major in Stephen Daldry's The Audience.
In any case, the entertainer was apparently most popular for playing erratic, normally shirtless Martin Goodman facilitating his 'toddlers' for their 'Friday Night Dinner' in the Channel 4 sitcom of that name likewise featuring Tamsin Greig, Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal. He is expected to show up in the show's tenth commemoration review, because of air on Channel4 in the not so distant future.
Ritter's representative advised us: "It is with extraordinary pity we can affirm that Paul Ritter spent away the previous evening. He passed on calmly at home with his significant other Polly and children Frank and Noah close by. He was 54 and had been experiencing a mind tumor. Paul was an incredibly gifted entertainer playing a gigantic assortment of jobs in front of an audience and screen with uncommon expertise. He was savagely savvy, kind and clever. We will miss him significantly."
An assertion shipped off us by Big Talk, makers of Friday Night Dinner, and Robert Popper, who composed the arrangement, read: "We were inconceivably dismal to discover that Paul Ritter spent away the previous evening. He was a splendid, kind and capable man a lot of adored by each and every individual who was adequately fortunate to know and work with him, and Paul will perpetually be essential for both the Big Talk and Friday Night Dinner families. Our contemplations are with his own family as of now and following their desires we will make a gift to the Old Vic Impact Fund."