Paul Ritter (actor)

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Paul Ritter
Born
Simon Paul Adams[1]

(1966-12-20)20 December 1966
Gravesend, Kent, England
Died5 April 2021(2021-04-05) (aged 54)
Faversham, Kent, England
Alma materSt John's College, Cambridge
OccupationActor
Years active1992–2021
Spouse(s)
Polly Radcliffe (m. 1996–2021)
Children2

Paul Ritter (born Simon Paul Adams; 20 December 1966 – 5 April 2021) was an English stage and screen actor. His film roles included Son of Rambow (2007), Quantum of Solace (2008), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), and The Eagle (2011), as well as television programmes including Friday Night Dinner (2011–2020), Vera, The Hollow Crown, The Last Kingdom and Chernobyl.

Ritter was born Simon Paul Adams in Gravesend, Kent. He died of a brain tumour in Faversham, Kent.


References[change | change source]

  1. "Paul Ritter obituary". The Times. 7 April 2021. Archived from the original on 7 April 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2021.