Star Wars and Harry Potter actor Paul Grant dies at 56 after collapsing in public

An actor who appeared in films such as Star Wars and Harry Potter has died, glamsquad reports 


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Paul Grant, who portrayed an Ewok in Return of the Jedi and a goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was discovered collapsed outside London’s King’s Cross station on Thursday, March 16.


Sophie Jayne Grant, the 56-year-daughter, old’s confirmed his death to Sky News, saying, “I’m heartbroken… No girl deserves to have their father taken away… He was well-known and well-liked [for his work]. He left us far too soon.”


Mr Grant was pronounced dead at 3.49 a.m. this morning, March 20, but had been declared brain dead earlier after collapsing.


“We were called at 2.08pm on Thursday 16 March to reports of an incident at St Pancras Station, Euston Road,” a London Ambulance Service spokesperson said.


“We dispatched an ambulance crew and a medic in a response vehicle. We treated a man at the scene and rushed him to the hospital.”


Mr Grant’s girlfriend Maria, his two daughters and one son, as well as his stepchildren and grandchildren, survive him.


In addition to Star Wars and Harry Potter, Grant appeared in the 1988 film Willow and the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth alongside David Bowie.

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