Bond actor Paul Bhattacharjee found dead

Last updated 12:55 18/07/2013
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British actor Paul Bhattacharjee, who appeared in Casino Royale and EastEnders, has been found dead.

The 53-year-old was last seen leaving the Royal Court theatre in London's Sloane Square on 10 July.

He was said to be in good spirits but after sending his girlfriend a text message at 9pm, no one heard from him and he was reported missing, the Guardian reported.

His body was found at Splash Point cliffs in Seaford, East Sussex last Friday and police formally confirmed his identity today.
Police said his death was not being treated as suspicious.

After his disappearance Bend It Like Beckham actress Parminder Nagra, Sex in the City star Kim Cattrall and Stephen Fry took to Twitter to appeal for help to find the actor.

Bhattacharjee played a doctor in Casino Royale in 2006 and appeared in several episodes of EastEnders as Inzamam between 2008 and 2010. He also

He also appeared in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, White Teeth and Dirty Pretty Things and TV shows Waking the Dead, Spooks and The Bill.

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