'Star Wars', 'Harry Potter' actor Paul Grant dies at 56


Grant played an Ewok in 'Return Of The Jedi', and a goblin in 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone'. Photo: Facebook

English actor Paul Grant who appeared in Star Wars and Harry Potter films has died in London. He was 56.

Grant was found collapsed outside King’s Cross station in London last Thursday (March 16) afternoon, reported Anadolu.

"I’m heartbroken ... No girl deserves their dad to be taken away ... He was so well known and loved (for his work). He’s gone too soon," his daughter, Sophie Jayne Grant, confirmed the death to Sky News.

Grant was pronounced dead at 3.49am Tuesday (March 21), but had been declared brain dead following his collapse.

A London ambulance service spokesperson said they were called at 2.08pm on Thursday to reports of an incident at St Pancras Station, Euston Road.

"We sent an ambulance crew and a medic in a response car. We treated a man at the scene and took him to hospital as a priority," said the spokesperson.

Grant played an Ewok in Return Of The Jedi, and a goblin in Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone. He also appeared in the 1986 film Labyrinth and Willow in 1988. – Bernama

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