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Paul Ritter, who starred in 2009’s Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, has handed away after struggling with a mind tumor.

The British actor, known for his role as wizard Eldred Worple within the Harry Potter movie, died on Monday, April 5, his agent confirmed. “It is with noteworthy unhappiness we are in a position to confirm that Paul Ritter handed away closing night,” Ritter’s ranking said in a assertion to NBC. “He died peacefully at house with his accomplice Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his side. He became 54 and had been tormented by a mind tumor.”

“Paul became an exceptionally proficient actor having fun with a distinguished fluctuate of roles on stage and screen with phenomenal skill,” the message persisted. “He became fiercely clever, kind and essentially silly. We are in a position to miss him drastically.”

As well to to his role in Harry Potter, Ritter’s credits also contain the 2008 James Bond movie Quantum of Solace. Since 2011, Ritter starred as Martin Goodman within the TV sequence Friday Evening Dinner.

After finding out of Ritter’s passing, the designate’s creator Robert Popper paid tribute to the well-known particular person. “Devastated at this terribly unhappy data,” he tweeted. “Paul became an nice looking, dazzling human being. Form, silly, orderly caring and the finest actor I ever worked with x.”

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“Thanks to everyone for sending mesages about Paul Ritter. Famous appreciated,” Popper added. “He became a man who touched so many hearts. My thoughts lunge out to his dazzling household.” 

One amongst my fondest recollections of Paul Ritter became filming this scene with him. God he became vivid. https://t.co/AY4MXn367E

— Robert Popper (@robertpopper) April 6, 2021

Popper also shared a clip from Friday Evening Dinner, writing, “One amongst my fondest recollections of Paul Ritter became filming this scene with him. God he became vivid.”