British actor Paul Ritter passes away at 54 due to brain tumor!
Thu April 08th, 2021
Recently, the hit HBO series Chernobyl's lead star Paul Ritter passed away on 6 April. The 54-year-old star was battling brain tumor and succumbed to the same.
As per a media report in a daily, Paul Ritter's agent released a statement pronouncing the actor's demise. 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."
The statement further read, “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.”
Apart from Chernobyl, Ritter starred in numerous other projects including James Bond film Quantum of Solace, Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince and the series Belgravia and Cold Feet. Ritter is widely known for his work on Channel 4 comedy titled Friday Night Dinner.