Paul Ritter Biography – Paul Ritter Wiki
Paul Ritter was an English stage and screen actor. Ritter was well known for his roles in films including Quantum of Solace, Son of Rambow, Harry Potter, and the Half-Blood Prince, and The Eagle. He also appeared in television programs including Friday Night Dinner, Vera, The Hollow Crown, The Last Kingdom, and Chernobyl. His work included roles in Nowhere Boy, the 2007 television serial Instinct, the comedy-drama Pulling, he also played Pistol in Henry IV, Part II in BBC Two’s cycle of William Shakespeare’s history plays, The Hollow Crown, comic actor Eric Sykes in Tommy Cooper, Not Like That, Like This and his lead role in BBC One’s 2014 serialized Cold War spy drama, The Game.
Between 2005 and 2006, he played Otis Gardiner in the original Royal National Theatre production of Helen Edmundson’s Coram Boy, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award. Ritter was also Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance for a Featured Actor in a Play for “The Norman Conquests”. In 2012, Ritter played as the protagonist’s father in the stage version of Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the National Theatre. In 2013 he played John Major in the premiere of Peter Morgan’s The Audience. At the 2019 Online Film & Television Association, Ritter was nominated for the Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture or Limited Series for his work in Chernobyl. Between 2011 and 2020, he starred as Martin Goodman in the Channel 4 comedy series, Friday Night Dinner.
Paul Ritter Age
He was born on March 5, 1966, in Kent, United Kingdom. He died on April 5, 2021, at the age of 54.
Paul Ritter Wife Polly
Was Paul Ritter married? He was married to his wife Polly Ritter. Together with his wife they have two sons Frank and Noah.
Paul Ritter Children
Paul Ritter and wife Polly have two children, Frankl Ritter and Noah Ritter.
Paul Ritter Death
Actor Paul Ritter died of a brain tumour on April 5, 2021, at the age of 54. The actor died at home with his wife Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his side, his agent confirmed. “It is with great sadness we can confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night,” his agent told the Guardian. “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 tumour.
“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.”
Hugh Adams, of charity Brain Tumour Research, said in a statement: “Our deepest condolences go to Paul’s family and friends following the devastating news that he has died from this terrible disease.
“Approximately 16,000 people each year are diagnosed with a brain tumour and unlike most other cancers, incidences of and deaths from brain tumours are rising.
“Just 12% of those diagnosed with a brain tumour survive beyond five years compared with an average of 50% across all cancers.
“We are proud to be building a network of experts in sustainable research at dedicated centres of excellence whilst influencing the government and larger cancer charities to invest more nationally, getting us closer to finding a cure.”
Paul Ritter Net Worth
Paul Ritter’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.