Star Wars actor Paul Grant has died aged 56.
The actor and father-of-three played an Ewok in Return of the Jedi.
He also played a Goblin in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
It’s now been confirmed that he sadly died after collapsing outside Kings Cross station.
His family told The Sun that his life support machine was switched off on Sunday (March 19), after he was found passed out by police on Thursday afternoon (March 16) and declared brain dead by doctors.
Daughter Sophie Jayne Grant, 28, from Peterborough, said: ‘I’m devastated.
‘My dad was a legend in so many ways.
‘He always brought a smile and laughter to everyone’s face. He would do anything for anyone and was a massive Arsenal fan. He was an actor, father and grandad.
‘He loved his daughters and son and his girlfriend Maria very much.
‘My dad, I love you so much, sleep tight.’
His girlfriend, Maria Dwyer, 64, hailed him ‘the love of my life’ and ‘the funniest man I know.’
‘He made my life complete. Life is never going to be the same without him,’ she said.
A family friend also told the outlet that Grant – who was 4ft 4in – called himself the ‘King of the Dwarfs’.
‘He’s always battled with drugs and alcohol addiction but he was a talented actor,’ they shared.
As well as starring alongside the likes of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Daniel Radcliffe, Grant’s other acting credits include 1998’s Willow with Val Kilmer and 1985 Tom Cruise movie Legend.
He also starred in Labyrinth in 1986, alongside David Bowie.
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