Paul Ritter (I) (1966–2021)


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Versatile character actor Paul Ritter was born Simon Paul Adams in Gravesend, Kent on 20 December 1966. Whilst not from a show business family, he had strong thespian connections as his mother was a class-mate of comic actor Bernard Cribbins and his father attended the same school as the great comedian and writer Eric Sykes; whom Paul would ... See full bio »

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Quantum of Solace Guy Haines
(2008)
Hannibal Rising Prisoner Louis
(2007)
Friday Night Dinner Martin Goodman
(2011-2020)

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 2022 Operation Mincemeat (completed)
Bentley Purchase
 2019-2020 The Capture (TV Mini Series)
Marcus Levy
- Episode Seven (2020) ... Marcus Levy
- Blind Spots (2019) ... Marcus Levy
- Truffle Hog (2019) ... Marcus Levy
- What Happens in Helmand (2019) ... Marcus Levy
 2011-2020 Friday Night Dinner (TV Series)
Martin Goodman
- The Females (2020) ... Martin Goodman
- The Cage (2020) ... Martin Goodman
- Dad's Birthday (2020) ... Martin Goodman
- The Au Pair (2020) ... Martin Goodman
- The Plastic Bag (2020) ... Martin Goodman
 2020 Belgravia (TV Mini Series)
Turton
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... Turton
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... Turton
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... Turton
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... Turton
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Turton
 2017-2020 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Benjamin Stevens
- Episode #9.6 (2020) ... Benjamin Stevens
- Episode #8.5 (2019) ... Benjamin Stevens
- Episode #7.5 (2017) ... Benjamin Stevens
- Episode #7.4 (2017) ... Benjamin Stevens
- Episode #7.3 (2017) ... Benjamin Stevens
 2020 The Trial of Christine Keeler (TV Series)
Hutchinson
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... Hutchinson
 2019 Rebellion (TV Mini Series)
General Ormonde Winter
- Episode #2.2 (2019)
- Episode #2.1 (2019) ... General Ormonde Winter
 2019 Catherine the Great (TV Mini Series)
Suvorov
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Suvorov
 2019/I Greed
Lewis
 2019 Chernobyl (TV Mini Series)
Anatoly Dyatlov
- Vichnaya Pamyat (2019) ... Anatoly Dyatlov
- The Happiness of All Mankind (2019) ... Anatoly Dyatlov
- Open Wide, O Earth (2019) ... Anatoly Dyatlov
- 1:23:45 (2019) ... Anatoly Dyatlov
 2019 Resistance (TV Mini Series)
General Ormonde Winter
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... General Ormonde Winter
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... General Ormonde Winter
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... General Ormonde Winter
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... General Ormonde Winter
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... General Ormonde Winter
 2015-2018 No Offence (TV Series)
Randolph Miller
- Payback (2018) ... Randolph Miller
- Loyalty (2018) ... Randolph Miller
- In His Head (2018) ... Randolph Miller
- Death in a Cemetary (2018) ... Randolph Miller
- Botulin Burgers (2018) ... Randolph Miller
 2018 Hang Ups (TV Series)
Werner Lienhard
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Werner Lienhard
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Werner Lienhard
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Werner Lienhard
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Werner Lienhard
 2018 Lovesick (TV Series)
Peter
- Martha (2018) ... Peter
 2017 Electric Dreams (TV Series)
Franklyn
- The Hood Maker (2017) ... Franklyn
 2017 Urban Myths (TV Series)
Dave
 2016 NW (TV Movie)
Barnesy
 2016/I Inferno
CRC Tech Arbogast
 2016 Their Finest
Raymond Parfitt
 2016 The Limehouse Golem
Augustus Rowley
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini Series)
Martyn / TV Presenter / Mr. Allman / ...
- Closing Time (2016) ... Martyn
- Looking for the Girl (2016) ... TV Presenter
- Feeders and Eaters (2016) ... Mr. Allman
- Foreign Parts (2016) ... Dr. Jeremy Benham
 2016 Houdini and Doyle (TV Mini Series)
Bram Stoker
- Strigoi (2016) ... Bram Stoker
 2015 We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story (TV Movie)
Jimmy Perry
 2015 The Last Kingdom (TV Series)
King Peredur
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... King Peredur
 2015 Top Coppers (TV Series)
Harry McCrane
- The Chill of the Cockney Freezer (2015) ... Harry McCrane
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini Series)
Sir John Seymour
- Crows (2015) ... Sir John Seymour
- The Devil's Spit (2015) ... Sir John Seymour
 2014 Mapp & Lucia (TV Mini Series)
Rev. Kenneth 'Padre' Bartlett
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Rev. Kenneth 'Padre' Bartlett
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Rev. Kenneth 'Padre' Bartlett
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Rev. Kenneth 'Padre' Bartlett
 2014 The Game (TV Mini Series)
Bobby Waterhouse
- Episode 6 (2014) ... Bobby Waterhouse
- Episode 5 (2014) ... Bobby Waterhouse
- Episode 4 (2014) ... Bobby Waterhouse
- Episode 3 (2014) ... Bobby Waterhouse
- Episode 2 (2014) ... Bobby Waterhouse
 2014 Suite Française
Monsieur Dubois
 2014 Plebs (TV Series)
Angelo
- The Baby (2014) ... Angelo
 2014 Chasing Shadows (TV Mini Series)
Leonard Vance
- Off Radar: Part 1 (2014) ... Leonard Vance
 2014 Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (TV Movie)
Eric Sykes
 2014 The Bletchley Circle (TV Series)
Masters
- Blood on Their Hands: Part 2 (2014) ... Masters
- Blood on Their Hands: Part 1 (2014) ... Masters
 2011-2013 Vera (TV Series)
Billy Cartwright
- Prodigal Son (2013) ... Billy Cartwright
- Young Gods (2013) ... Billy Cartwright
- Poster Child (2013) ... Billy Cartwright
- Castles in the Air (2013) ... Billy Cartwright
- Sandancers (2012) ... Billy Cartwright
 2013 The Audience
John Major
 2013 Wodehouse In Exile (TV Movie)
Mackintosh
 2013 Complicit (TV Movie)
Thomas
 2012 Eliminate: Archie Cookson
Ennis Miller
 2012 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Jim Costello
- The Function Room (2012) ... Jim Costello
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini Series)
Pistol
- Henry V (2012) ... Pistol
- Henry IV, Part 2 (2012) ... Pistol
 2012 Dirk Gently (TV Series)
Oliver Reynolds
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Oliver Reynolds
 2012 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Harry Fleetwood
- The Dark Rider (2012) ... Harry Fleetwood
 2011 Great Expectations (TV Mini Series)
Wemmick
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Wemmick
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Wemmick
 2011 Without You (TV Mini Series)
Inspector Ramsay
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Inspector Ramsay
 2011 Land Girls (TV Series)
Frank Tucker
- Last Days of Summer (2011) ... Frank Tucker
- Farewell My Lovely (2011) ... Frank Tucker
- The Enemy Within (2011) ... Frank Tucker
- The War in the Fields (2011) ... Frank Tucker
- Home to Roost (2011) ... Frank Tucker
 2011 Hidden (TV Mini Series)
Steve Quirke / Stevie Quirke
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Steve Quirke
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Stevie Quirke
 2011 The Night Watch (TV Movie)
Mr. Pearce
 2011 The Eagle
Galba
 2011 Lark Rise to Candleford (TV Series)
Mr. Steerforth
- Episode #4.1 (2011) ... Mr. Steerforth
 2010 Money (TV Mini Series)
Terry Linex
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Terry Linex
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Terry Linex
 2009 Nowhere Boy
Popjoy
 2009 Pulling (TV Series)
Martin
- Episode #3.0 (2009) ... Martin
 2008 Quantum of Solace
Guy Haines
 2008 The Other Man
Guy
 2008 He Kills Coppers (TV Movie)
Sid Franks
 2008 Love You More (Short)
Record Shop Owner
 2007 City Lights (TV Series)
Scott Sweeney
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Scott Sweeney
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Scott Sweeney
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Scott Sweeney
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Scott Sweeney
 2007 Instinct (TV Movie)
D.C. Daniel Yelland
 2007 Hannibal Rising
Prisoner Louis
 2007 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Alan Pierce
- Mask of Sanity: Part 2 (2007) ... Alan Pierce
- Mask of Sanity: Part 1 (2007) ... Alan Pierce
 2007 Son of Rambow
Geography Teacher
 2006 Viva Blackpool (TV Movie)
Billy Pope
 2006 Nostradamus (TV Movie)
Cosimo Ruggieri
 2005 The Girl in the Café (TV Movie)
Robert
 2005 On a Clear Day
Mad Bob
 2004 The Libertine
Chiffinch
 2003 Georgian Underworld (TV Series)
 2002 Fields of Gold (TV Movie)
Chris Oatier
 2000 Esther Kahn
Alman, the photographer
 1999 Greenwich Mean Time
Drug Buyer
 1998 Big Cat (TV Movie)
Detective Sergeant
 1998 Out of Hours (TV Mini Series)
Gibson
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Gibson
 1996 National Achievement Day (Short)
Beach
 1992-1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Terry Webster / Walgrave
- Accidents Will Happen (1996) ... Terry Webster
- Overdue (1992) ... Walgrave
 1994 Seaforth (TV Mini Series)
Hermann
- Till Death (1994) ... Hermann
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Polly Radcliffe  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

He was born Simon Paul Adams, the son of Joan (Mooney), a school secretary, and Ken Adams, a toolmaker, who worked at various power stations. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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