Paul Grant, an actor who appeared in the Star Wars and Harry Potter film franchises, has perished at the age of 56 after being discovered prostrate outside a train station, according to his daughter Sophie.
In the statement, she expressed sadness, saying, “It’s sad my dad is gone because my dad was a legend.” Everyone, including his daughter, son, fiancée, stepchildren, grandchildren, and stepgrandchildren, adored him.
Doctors pronounced him brain dead at the scene and disconnected his life support on Sunday.
Sky News was informed of his passing by his daughter, Sophie Jayne Grant. Sunday around 3:49 p.m. local time was when her announcement was made public.
She remarked, “I’m devastated… No child deserves to have her father snatched away… He was so famous and beloved [for his work] “He left too soon.”
A spokesperson for the London ambulance service stated, “We were alerted to an incident at St. Pancras Station, Euston Road, at 2.08 p.m. on Thursday, March 16. Ambulance personnel and a physician in a response vehicle were dispatched. We treated a male at the scene and rushed him to the hospital.”
Grant is survived by his partner, Maria Dwyer, as well as his two daughters, one son, stepchildren, and grandchildren.
Dwyer praised the actor by stating, “Paul was the love of my life.” The most humorous individual I know. He fulfilled my life’s purpose. The world will never be the same without him.”
Stacey, Grant’s stepdaughter, has created a GoFundMe page to raise money for his funeral. “Paul has sadly passed away, and I would like to give him the most fitting farewell possible,” she said.
Grant, who portrayed an Ewok in Return of the Jedi and a goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, appeared as a member of the Goblin Corps opposite David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly in the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth.
In Labyrinth, he also acted as Hoggle’s stunt double, who was portrayed by Shari Weiser and narrated by Brian Henson.
His other film credits include Legend, a 1985 film starring Tom Cruise, and Willow, a 1988 film.