Paul Ritter dead at 54 The actor died on the night of Monday April 5 from a brain tumor, his representative told ET Ritter’s wife, Polly, and her sons, Frank and Noah, were with him at home at the time of his death, his rep adds

In a statement to Variety, Ritter’s agent expressed “great sadness” over his death, adding that the actor “passed away peacefully at home”

“Paul was an exceptionally talented actor playing a huge variety of roles on stage and on screen with extraordinary skill,” Ritter’s agent said in part.”He was extremely smart, kind and very funny He will be sadly missed”

Actress Helen Mirren, who starred alongside Ritter in the 2013 stage production of The Audience, shared a statement to ET honoring the actor’s memory

“Paul was a deep and caring actor who was truly wonderful to work with,” said Mirren “Sensitive, intelligent and generous, all the fraternity that makes drama”

The Tony-nominated British actor has had memorable roles both on stage and on screen, starring in The Norman Conquests on Broadway and Quantum of Solace and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince side movie

As for television, Ritter has appeared in HBO’s Chernobyl, Epix’s Belgravia, ITV’s Cold Feet and Channel4’s Friday Night Dinner, the latter of which he will be featured in a 10-year retrospective later this year. year

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