Actor Paul Grant, who played the goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and one of the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi, has died in London. According to Sky News, the death was confirmed by the actor's daughter Sophie Jane. He was 56 years old.
On March 16, Paul Grant collapsed at King's Cross Station. Later, doctors declared brain death, and on the morning of March 20, the actor died.
Grant had a congenital genetic disease spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenit (one of the varieties of dwarfism), which is why he was 132 cm tall. In addition to Harry Potter and Star Wars, the actor starred in the movie Labyrinth (1986) with David Bowie .