‘Harry Potter’ star Paul Ritter dies of brain tumour at 54 | English Movie News

Paul Ritter, who starred in the 2009 film ‘Harry Potter’ and the ‘Half-Blood Prince’, has passed away after battling brain tumour. He was 54.

According to a report, the British actor, widely recognised for his part as wizard Eldred Worple in the ‘Harry Potter’ film, passed away on Monday, his representative confirmed.

“It is with great sadness we can confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night,” Ritter’s representative said in a statement to a channel.

“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,” the message continued.

The report further stated, in addition to his role in ‘Harry Potter’, Ritter’s credits likewise incorporate the 2008 James Bond film ‘Quantum of Solace’.