Friday Night time Dinner followers mourned the dying of Paul Ritter this week on the age of simply 54.
His agent confirmed the information on Tuesday and mentioned the actor died at dwelling together with his household by his facet.
His agent mentioned: “It’s with nice disappointment we will verify that Paul Ritter handed away final night time.
“He died peacefully at dwelling together with his spouse Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his facet. He was 54 and had been affected by a mind tumour.
“Paul was an exceptionally proficient actor taking part in an unlimited number of roles on stage and display screen with extraordinary talent. He was fiercely clever, type and really humorous. We’ll miss him tremendously.”
The 54-year-old additionally starred in numerous blockbuster films together with Quantum of Solace, Son of Rambow and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
He additionally starred in numerous widespread dramas together with Chernobyl. The Hole Crown and The Final Kingdom.
Ritter was additionally a proficient stage actor, nominated for an Olivier award in 2006 for his efficiency in Coram Boy.
He was nominated for a Tony award three years later for his portrayal within the the Norman Conquests.
Nonetheless, he was most likely most well-known for his function as Martin within the Channel 4 hit, Friday Night time Dinner, alongside Inbetweeners star Simon Fowl, Tamsin Greig and Tom Rosenthal.
Following the announcement of his passing, one Twitter person mentioned: The important thing to Friday Night time Dinner’s success was the Goodman clan’s believability as a household. It was incomprehensible that Paul Ritter, Tamsin Greig, Simon Fowl and Tom Rosenthal didn’t really get collectively each Friday night. Martin was their dad, and the nation’s dad, too. RIP.
Now, his on-screen sons, Tom Rosenthal and Simon Fowl have come collectively to pay tribute to the “unfailingly beneficiant” and “unendingly considerate” Paul Ritter.
Simon’s not on Twitter however needed to get a message out about Paul so right here it’s:
— Tom 🅡øsenthal (@rosentweets) April 8, 2021
Simon Fowl, who shouldn’t be on Twitter spoke concerning the occasions he spent with Paul by way of co-star Tom Rosenthal’s Twitter account.
He mentioned: “Not even going to the touch the appearing. That goes with out saying. He was the perfect within the enterprise.
“What’s much less well-known is that he was additionally the Platonic preferrred of a inexperienced room companion: unfailingly beneficiant (with reward, snacks, the Guardian Sport part); unendingly considerate (he would arrange store on the ground if he knew there have been going to be extra actors than chairs in that day); and undeniably cool (calm and picked up in his flat cap, however an absolute coiled spring if there was a recreation within the offing).
“He was such a peaceable presence however throbbing with intelligence and – let’s not beat across the bush – totally able to a hilariously indiscreet and filthy broadside when within the temper.”
He added: I feel I’ll at all times aspire to be like Paul. I suppose that’ll occur when somebody pretends to be your Dad for 10 years.
“I really feel unbelievably lucky to have spent a lot time in that inexperienced room and hope his actual bambinos understand how a lot his faux bambinos liked and appeared as much as him.”