Paul Grantmovie actor Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, died this March 19 at the age of 56. The interpreter was found by the police, unconscious, on Thursday afternoon in front of the London King’s Cross station.
His daughter Sophie Jayne Grant told The Sun: “I’m devastated, my dad was a legend in many ways. He always brought a smile and laughter to everyone’s face. My dad, I love you so much, sleep well.” His girlfriend Maria Dwyer added that he was the love of his life, “life will never be the same without him.”
What did Paul Grant die of?
British police told local media that after he was found unconscious, he was given CPR, then paramedics arrived and rushed him to hospital.
Doctors declared him brain dead, according to what his family told the British newspaper The Sun. His life support went off this Sunday.
Who was Paul Grant?
Paul played all kinds of characters: he was a furry ewok who lived on the forested moon of Endor, in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983); according to him said to The Mirrorreplaced actor Kenny Baker as R2D2 in the final scenes.
was a goblin in harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001): “In Harry Potter, I was standing on a big stool at Gringotts, the goblin bank, I was counting money.”
He acted opposite David Bowie in Inside of the labyrinth (1986) and participated as a stunt specialist in Willow (1988), tape George Lucasas well as in Legends (1985), film starring Tom Cruise.
In 2014, Paul declared to The Mirror that he needed help, was out of acting and his life had hit rock bottom after his divorce and a conviction that landed him in prison for assault:
“I’ve been on cocaine and it’s gotten worse. I’m drinking and smoking what I can get. I’m fine, but I need help. I have children and a granddaughter. I’ll try. I want to go back to where she was.”
He was married to Janet Crowson, with whom he had 3 children. His stepdaughter Stacey opened a donation page on the Go fund me platform: “I would like to give him the best farewell that ‘the King of the dwarves’ would want, if anyone can help his donation would be greatly appreciated.”