Ronan Vibert, an actor known for his reality-based role of PL publisher Travers Diarmuid Russell in Please save Mr. BanksGiovanni Sforza on Showtime’s The Borgias and Perry Cline on History Hatfields & McCoys, has died. He was 58.
Vibert died Thursday at a Florida hospital after a brief illness, his manager Sharon Vitro told hollywood reporter. The exact nature of the disease is not specified.
He also re-appeared in dramas including festival goods, Terrible Penny, Roman and wake up the deadin addition to some theater and film credits.
Born in Cambridgeshire, England, on 23 February 1964, Vibert lived in Penarth, South Wales, until attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Notable early roles include three episodes in the popular British miniseries 1989 . trafficserved as the basis for Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar-winning 2000 film Road Traffic.
Vibert scored a number of roles during the 1990s on British television programmes, including episodes of Feather bird, love and Gimme Gimme Gimme. He then went on to appear in films such as The Vampire’s Shadow (2000) opposite John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst starred Cat meows (2001) directed by Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski pianist (2002), a sequel led by Angelina Jolie Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life (2003) and James Franco’s car Tristan + Isolde (2006).
In John Lee Hancock’s Oscar-nominated Disney Studios drama Please save Mr. Banks (2013), Vibert plays publisher for Emma Thompson’s Mary Poppin Author Travers is part of a cast that includes Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti and Bradley Whitford.
His most recent film roles came in two 2017 titles: the Michael Fassbender-led thriller Snowman and historical action movies 6 days with Jamie Bell and Mark Strong. Other TV credits include alien, Chronicles Lizzie Borden, NCIS: Los Angeles, Poirot, Receipt and Scarlet Pimpernel.
Survivors include his wife, Jess Grand Vibert.