Robbie Coltrane, the actor who portrayed the beloved Harry Potter character Hagrid, is lifeless on the age of 72. Coltrane portrayed his well-known position within the wizard franchise for every movie from 2001 to 2011.
“We can affirm that Robbie Coltrane has died,” his rep confirmed in an announcement to Closer. “He handed away at 72 years outdated on October 14. He is survived by his sister, Annie Rae, his kids, Spencer and Alice and their mom Rhona Gemmell.
Aside from his noteworthy magical character, Coltrane appeared in numerous movies from the Nineties all through the 2000s, together with two James Bond movies: 1995’s GoldenEye and 1999’s the World Is Not Enough.
As for his tv work, the comic was additionally acknowledged for his character, psychologist Dr. Eddie “Fitz” Fitzgerald within the British sequence Cracker, which he performed from 1993 to 2006.
On January 1, 2022, Coltrane was seen collaborating in HBO Max’s Harry Potter twentieth Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts particular alongside his former castmates Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton and several other extra.
During his confessional, the late author talked about his character and his expertise on the set of the hit films primarily based on the guide sequence by J. Okay. Rowling.
“Hagrid was all the time an excellent man,” he mentioned. “And the best way he taken care of Harry, and he was the man who informed him he was a wizard at first. So, it was a beautiful half to play for that cause. And we had a number of enjoyable with it, you already know”
In phrases of reuniting with the entire solid for the reunion particular, Coltrane famous it was “a household reunion.”
“You’ve obtained to recollect, after they began, they had been about eight,” he mentioned, referring to how younger Radcliffe, 33, Watson, 32, Grint, 34, and the opposite younger stars had been on the time after they all landed their roles for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. “Now, they’re large grown ups with their very own lives,” he added.
Coltrane additionally mirrored on how he felt after having starred in all the Harry Potter films, calling it “the tip of an period” for him throughout his reunion particular confessional.
“It’s 10 years of my life, and my kids have grown up throughout it, in fact,” he defined. “My kids’s technology will present them to their kids so you possibly can be watching it in 50 years time straightforward. I’ll not be right here, sadly, however Hagrid will, sure.”