In keeping with his agent, Jonty Brook, Ritter died after battling a mind tumor.
“He died peacefully at residence along with his spouse Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his facet,” Brook stated. “Paul was an exceptionally proficient actor enjoying an unlimited number of roles on stage and display screen with extraordinary ability. He was fiercely clever, form and really humorous. We’ll miss him enormously.”
Within the UK, Ritter was greatest identified for his six seasons of labor within the comedic household sitcom “Friday Evening Dinner,” which airs on Channel 4.
His different credit have included roles in HBO’s “Chernobyl,” “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” and the James Bond movie “Quantum of Solace.”
On the stage, Ritter had an equally spectacular resume, with productions like “All My Sons,” “Coram Boy” and “The Norman Conquests” amongst his credit. He was nominated for an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for the latter two, respectively.