The English actor was informed of the death of his actor. Ritter had a brain tumor and died at home in the circle of his family.
“Paul was an extraordinarily talented actor who was able to play a huge range of roles on stage and screen with extraordinary skill. He was incredibly intelligent, kind and very funny. We will miss him very much, “said the actor’s agent.
We’re deeply saddened to hear of the death of Paul Ritter.
Paul performed at the National Theatre in several shows including All My Sons (2000), The Coast of Utopia (2002), Coram Boy (2005) and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (2012).
He will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/2O42WZC6vy
— National Theatre (@NationalTheatre) April 6, 2021
Paul Ritter was known to the British mainly from the Friday dinner sitcom, where he played the head of the Jewish Goodman family. In 2012, he edited the role of his father again, this time at the National Theater in the extremely popular play Strange Case with a Dog. A year later, he portrayed Prime Minister John Major in the same production in the play Audience with the Queen.
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for his production of Coram Boy, and the Tony Award for his performance in the performance of Norman Conquests.
He became famous around the world as a Chernobyl technician
But the media also recalled his smaller roles in the film, for example in the Bond film Quantum of Solace, or in the sixth part of the Harry Potter saga. Anatoly Datlov from the successful Chernobyl series remembered the Czech audience the most as a Soviet technician.
The news of Ritter’s death reached a number of prominent figures in the British theater community as well as film critics.
Paul Ritter. What an actor. What a presence. So shocked and saddened by this awful news. RIP.
– Mark Gatiss 💙 (arkMarkgatiss) April 6, 2021
“An incredible actor. An incredible personality, ”wrote screenwriter and actor Mark Gatiss.
“I have a hard time finding words about Paul Ritter. He has been my friend since our studies. He had a huge talent and radiated from it when he was a teenager, “recalled English comedian Stephen Mangan.