Ronan Vibert, an actor recognized for the fact-based roles of P.L. Travers’ writer Diarmuid Russell in Saving Mr. Banks, Giovanni Sforza on Showtime’s The Borgias and Perry Cline on Historical past’s Hatfields & McCoys, has died. He was 58.
Vibert died Thursday at a Florida hospital after a short sickness, his supervisor Sharon Vitro advised The truestarz. The precise nature of the sickness was not specified.
He additionally recurred in tv collection together with Carnival Row, Penny Dreadful, Rome and Waking the Lifeless, along with numerous stage and movie credit.
Born in Cambridgeshire, England, on Feb. 23, 1964, Vibert lived in Penarth, South Wales, till attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork. Outstanding early roles included three episodes on 1989’s acclaimed British miniseries Traffik, which served as the premise for Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar-winning 2000 movie Visitors.
Vibert scored numerous roles within the Nineties on British tv packages, together with episodes of Birds of a Feather, Lovejoy and Gimme Gimme Gimme. He then went on to look in such movies as Shadow of the Vampire (2000) reverse John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe, the Kirsten Dunst-starring The Cat’s Meow (2001) from director Peter Bogdanovich, Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning The Pianist (2002), the Angelina Jolie-led sequel Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) and the James Franco automobile Tristan + Isolde (2006).
In John Lee Hancock’s Oscar-nominated Disney Studios drama Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Vibert performed the writer to Emma Thompson’s Mary Poppins writer Travers as a part of a forged that additionally included Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti and Bradley Whitford.
His most up-to-date characteristic movie roles got here with two 2017 titles: the Michael Fassbender-led thriller The Snowman and the historic motion flick 6 Days with Jamie Bell and Mark Robust. Different TV credit included The Alienist, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, NCIS: Los Angeles, Poirot, The Invoice and The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Survivors embrace his spouse, Jess Grand Vibert.