“My dad was a legend. Peace to him. Everyone loved him,” said his daughter Sophie Jayne Grant.

March 18 SJ Grant has updated his Facebook profile, posting a cute photo of his dad, reports say foxnews.com.

Grant played an Ewok in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, and in 2001’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and the Philosopher’s Stone”) embodied a goblin who worked in a bank. The 132 cm tall actor also starred in the film Labyrinth, which also starred David Bowie. Mr. Grant was famous as an actor who performed stunts himself.

The father of three was previously married to Janet Crowson.

Netizens paid tribute to his memory on social media, claiming “he was far too young to die”. Also, fans expressed their condolences to the actor’s relatives and admitted that the “sad news” overwhelmed them.