Career Of Paul Grant
At the age of 16, Grant began his acting career in 1983’s Return of the Jedi as an Ewok. Grant was a dwarf, hence his mature height was 4 ft 4 in (1.32m). He portrayed a member of the Goblin Corps in Labyrinth and served as the stunt double for the man who played Hoggle. Grant served as a stunt double for the films Legend and Willow. Grant ceased acting after a few small appearances in the 1980s, but he temporarily returned in 2001 when he had an uncredited cameo as a goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Paul Grant, an actor who starred in the Harry Potter and Star Wars movies, passed away at the age of 56 after being discovered unconscious at a train station.
On Thursday afternoon, Grant was discovered in front of King’s Cross station in north London.
On Monday, at 3:49 a.m., he was proclaimed dead; however, he had already been given the all-clear after collapsing. The reason of death is yet unknown.
Death Of Paul Grant
Grant acknowledged that he had battled drug and alcohol issues before his passing.
On March 16, 2023, Grant passed out in front of St. Pancras station in London, England. He was brought to the hospital. He had been certified brain dead four days previous to his death, which was officially announced on March 20, 2023. He was 56. His girlfriend, two kids, a son, stepchildren, and grandchildren all survived him.
Star Wars, Paul Grant
In 1983’s Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, the actor played an Ewok opposite Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and the late Carrie Fisher. In the movies Labyrinth (1986), starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001), Grant also as a goblin.
Grant also performed stunts in the films Legend from 1985 and Willow from 1988. Also, he worked in the production of a Liquid Assets episode starring Max Flint, Alex Stanger, and Simon Sharman.
The actor has been open about his issues with drugs and alcohol, and in 2014 he told The Mirror that as a result, his job dried up. Grant has difficulties as well after his first marriage broke up. Grant claimed, “I’ve been doing cocaine, and things have only gotten worse.” “Right now, I’m unsure of what I want. I was wealthy. I really screwed it.”
Grant, who portrayed an Ewok in Return of the Jedi and a goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, also starred with David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly as a member of the Goblin Corps in the 1986 blockbuster Labyrinth.
In Labyrinth, the actor acted as Brian Henson’s vocal and Shari Weiser’s stunt double for the character Hoggle.
Actor Paul Grant, 56, Passed Away
Legend, the 1985 Tom Cruise movie, and the 1988 movie Willow are some of his further filmography credits.
His death was confirmed to Sky News by his daughter, Sophie Jayne Grant.
She said, “I’m devastated… No girl deserves to have her father removed. He was very adored and well-known [for his work]. He left much too soon.
According to a representative for the London Ambulance Service, “We were contacted at 2:08 p.m. on March 16 to reports of an incident at St. Pancras Station, Euston Road.
Paul Grant, An Actor Best Known For His Roles In Harry Potter And Star Wars, Passes Away At The Age Of 56
“We despatched a response car with an ambulance team and a doctor. As soon as possible, we attended to a man at the site and brought him to the hospital.
Maria Dwyer, Grant’s partner, his two daughters, one son, stepchildren, and grandkids all survive him.
Paul was my life’s passion, Dwyer said in an homage to the actor. I know no man who is funnier. He gave my life meaning. Without him, life will never be the same.
Stacey, Grant’s stepdaughter, has created a Go Fund Me website to collect money for his burial. She replied, “I’m making this website because I want to give Paul the finest send-off he would wish. Paul regrettably died away yesterday.