At the age of 54 and as a result of a brain tumor, British actor Paul Ritter died this Tuesday , remembered for his work in the series “Chernobyl” and in the film saga of “Harry Potter” .
“He died peacefully at home with his wife Polly and their children Frank and Noah by his side. Paul was an exceptionally talented actor who was able to portray a huge variety of characters on stage and on screen with his extraordinary abilities,” said the representative. of the artist in conversation with Deadline .
After an extensive career spanning several decades, in 2019 Ritter played the negligent “Anatoly Dyatlov” in the award-winning HBO series “Chernobyl.” A decade earlier he appeared in the movie “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” giving life to the wizard “Eldred Worple”.
In the UK Paul Ritter also had appearances in several television comedies, the best known being “Friday Night Dinner” .
He also had outstanding jobs in the theater: between 2005 and 2006 he worked in the play “Coram Boy” at the National Theater and was nominated for the Oliver Awards . Years later, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his role in “The Norman Conquests.”