Robbie Coltrane, Hagrid in ‘Harry Potter Films, Passes away at 72

Robbie Coltrane, Hagrid in 'Harry Potter Films, Dies at 72

According to Belinda Wright, his manager, Robbie Coltrane, a 72-year-old British actor, has passed away. He appeared in several late 1970s movies and TV shows, Most famously known for playing the half-giant Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter series.

According to Belinda Wright, he passed away at a hospital in Scotland, where the actor resided.

Robbie will likely be best remembered for decades to come as Hagrid, a part that gave delight to children and adults.” She calls Coltrane “a special talent.” for the past 20 years, “the position has prompted a frenzy of fan letters every week. said Wright

Coltrane’s depiction of Hagrid earned him a nomination in the supporting male category for the prestigious British film award, the Bafta, in 2002. 

Although the actor had previously won three Baftas in the 1990s, he did not get the award. He received Best Actor nominations for his work in the crime drama Cracker in 1994, 1995, and 1996.

A significant television honor in the UK, the Royal Television Society Award for Best Actor, was also awarded by Coltrane in 2016.

Coltrane appeared in two James Bond movies in addition to Harry Potter. He played the KGB operative Valentin Zukovsky in the films GoldenEye and The World is Not Enough.

Coltrane, a Scotsman by birth and upbringing, started his career in 1979 with the television program Play for Today. He created a stir with the television series Alfresco four years later. 

There were a total of thirteen episodes in the TV show, which featured a variety of comedic skits. Along with Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry, Coltrane played one of the significant parts.

Coltrane and his ex-wife, from whom he divorced in 2003, have two children together. According to his management, they would want to express gratitude to the hospital personnel in Scotland for their “care and discretion.” She requests that people respect the family’s right to privacy.

Coltrane most recently appeared with his “Harry Potter” family on the 20th anniversary HBO Max special of “Return to Hogwarts” in January 2022. 

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