Harry Potter star David dead
British actor David Ryall, best known for playing Elphias Doge in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 , died at the age of 79.
He died on Christmas Thursday. Sherlock writer and actor Mark Gatiss confirmed the news on social media Saturday, reports variety.com.
“The great David Ryall left us on Christmas Day. A twinkling, brilliant, wonderful actor I was privileged to call a friend. RIP,” Gatiss tweeted.
Ryall’s daughter and actress Charlie Ryall, also confirmed the news by tweeting: “Please take a moment to remember his huge five-decade-spanning career outside of the more well-known TV & film. Not just Harry Potter”.