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Paul Ritter Dead - 'Harry Potter' Actor Dies at 54

Paul Ritter Dead - 'Harry Potter' Actor Dies at 54

Paul Ritter, who starred as Eldred Worple in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Guy Haines in Quantum of Solace, among many other works, tragically died at the young age of 54.

The English stage and screen actor was suffering from a brain tumor.

“It is with great sadness we can confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night,” his agent told The Telegraph. “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 continued, “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.”

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