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Actor Robbie Coltrane, Who Played Hagrid in the Harry Potter Movies, Passed Away at The Age of 72

By Arthur

Oct 15, 2022

According to his managers, senior Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane passed away on Friday. Coltrane was best known for playing the half-giant dragon-lover Hagrid in the "Harry Potter" film series.

Actor Robbie Coltrane

He was 72. We received confirmation of his passing from a William Morris Endeavor representative, who explained that Coltrane had been unwell and had not been active recently.

Actor Robbie Coltrane

The "Harry Potter" movie series released a statement saying, "We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the magnificent Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid with such kindness, heart, and humor in the Harry Potter films." He was a great actor and a friend to everyone.

Actor Robbie Coltrane

Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter in all seven of the series' films, had nothing but positive things to say about his interactions with Coltrane. Even in the dead of night, Coltrane was known for keeping things lighthearted.

Actor Robbie Coltrane

Coltrane is survived by sister Annie Rae, ex-wife Rhona Gemmell and their children Spencer and Alice.

Actor Robbie Coltrane

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