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PAUL RITTER: Friday Night Dinner star dies aged 54

PAUL RITTER: Friday Night Dinner star dies aged 54

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Actor, Paul Ritter has died of brain tumour at age 54.

Ritter who starred in Channel 4's Friday night dinner passed away on Monday 5th April with his family by his side.

It has been reported that the actor who also appeared in Chernobyl and Harry Potter died peacefully at home.

In a statement his agent said: "He was an exceptionally talented actor playing an enormous variety of roles on stage and screen with extraordinary skill - we will miss him greatly"

Writer of Friday Night Dinner, Robert Popper paid tribute on Twitter saying: "Devastated at this terribly sad news. Paul was a lovely, wonderful human being. Kind, funny, super caring and the greatest actor I ever worked with x"

Ritter is due to appear in the Friday Night Dinner 10th anniversary retrospective, which will air on Channel 4 later this year.


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