British actor Paul Ritter, whose work was on the HBO / Sky drama “Chernobyl” and the comedy Channel 4 “Friday Night Dinner”, died of a brain tumor. He was 54 years old.
“It is so sad that we can confirm that last night Paul Ritter died.” “He died peacefully at home with his wife Polly and his son Frank. G and Noah were on his side, aged 54, and suffering from a brain tumor.
“Paul is a very talented actor who plays a wide variety of roles both on stage and screen with extraordinary skills. He is smart, kind and funny. We will miss him a lot.”
Ritter̵7;s credits also include the James Bond films Quantum of Solace, “Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince” and “Belgravia” and “Cold Feet” series he will see in a new on-screen war drama. John Madden’s Operation Mincemeat starring Colin Firth will also be part of the 10th anniversary show “Friday Night Dinner,” scheduled to air on Channel 4 later this year.
Ritter is also known for his stage role and was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2006 for “Coram Boy” and Tony in 2009 for the production of “The Norman.” Conquests “in 2008.
Robert Popper, creator of “Friday Night Dinner,” tweeted, “So sorry about this extremely tragic news. Paul is a lovely and wonderful human being, kind, funny, caring and the greatest actor I have ever worked with.”
Actor Sanjeev Kohli tweeted, “Paul Ritter is one of the most versatile and great actors ever, if Paul Ritter is in something it will do well. This is news. Horrible