Paul Grant, an actor who starred in “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi” and “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” died after falling outside a London train station. He was 56.
Thursday, March 16, police discovered Mr. Grant at King’s Cross station in north London, according to the Guardian. He was transported to the hospital, where doctors declared him brain dead. His family revealed on March 19 that they had decided to turn off his life support system. No cause of death has been revealed.
Actor Paul Grant at the age of 56
A London Ambulance Service representative stated, “Around 2.08 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, we were notified of an incident at St. Pancras Station, Euston Road. An ambulance crew and a medic in a response vehicle were dispatched. A guy was treated at the spot and rushed to the hospital as a top priority.
His daughter confirmed his passing to Sky News. “I’m heartbroken… No girl deserves to have her father ripped away… He was so famous and beloved [for his work] Dad passed away far too soon,” said Mr. Grant’s daughter, Sophie Jayne Grant.
Notably, the 4-foot-4-inch actor played an Ewok in “Return of the Jedi” and a goblin in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Moreover, the actor has appeared in ‘Legend,’ ‘Labyrinth,’ ‘Willow,’ and ‘The Dead.’
Mr. Grant is survived by his partner, Maria Dwyer, as well as his two daughters, one son, stepchildren, and grandkids.
The Stepdaughter of Mr. Grant has created a GoFundMe campaign to gather money for his funeral. She commented, “I’m starting this page since Paul died away yesterday, and I’d like to offer him the most fitting farewell possible.”