One of the most shocking news of the day is the death of one of our favorite childhood heroes. Robbie Coltrane, who we all remember very well for playing the role of the sympathetic and tender Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter movie franchise has died aged 72.
It really hit the Harry Potter fanbase this beautiful evening with some depressing news, and we couldn’t be gloomier about it. The late actor was truly a gem of the theater industry having starred in numerous TV shows and movies like the Bond movies as well as the popular British TV series. Cracker. Follow us as we document his career until his sudden passing.
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There’s no doubt that Robbie Coltrane had a memorable acting career
Although popularly known as Robbie Coltrane, the golden eye The actor was born with the most Scottish name ever – Anthony Robert McMillan. Growing up, one of Coltrane’s many interests in his early years would be playing rugby for his varsity team and being an active member of his debating society.
Robbie Coltrane as Rubeus Hagrid
The young McMillan would not make his first foray into acting until his early twenties, taking the stage name Coltrane as he worked to diversify his acting resume into theater and comedy.
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He is also notable for starring alongside future star actors like Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson in the 1984 sketch series. Outside, a show that would launch his acting career. He earned his first accolade as an actor when he won three BAFTA awards for his role as Fitz in the British crime drama series. Cracker.
It earned him a spot in one of the most popular film franchises of all time – james bond. He played the role of Russian gangster Valentin Zukovsky in golden eye and later reprized his character in The world is not enough, quite the milestone!
Robbie Coltrane as Valentin Zukovsky
But what really made him a pop culture icon forever was his appearance as Rubeus Hagrid in JK Rowling’s live-action adaptation. Harry Potter novels. In fact, he was at the top of the list of actors that Rowling herself wanted to play as the Keeper of the Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts!
However, Coltrane’s acting career after the Harry Potter franchise hasn’t seen the actor star in too many films, having only worked in three films after the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
But he had nothing to prove to anyone, he was already an acting legend by then.
Fans distraught over the sudden disappearance of Robbie Coltrane
There is no doubt that a character as lively as Rubeus Hagrid was loved by many, not to mention fans of the Harry Potter franchise.
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When one of your favorite childhood heroes passes away, especially those who have always come to your favorite TV channels many times, you get that sad feeling about their death even if you don’t know them personally.
Robbie Coltrane’s Hagrid was loved by many, and Twitter is in tears over the sudden news-
— Samuels from China (@chinasamue) October 14, 2022
Forever and ever-
#TO TEAR APART Robbie Coltrane.You will always be in our hearts. pic.twitter.com/KMowEowBGO
— Not a morning person (@berns_am) October 14, 2022
We couldn’t agree more! –
“There is no Hogwarts without you Hagrid”
— Sir Roger Dick MBE (@SMFM89) October 14, 2022
We all loved him very much –
thank you Robbie Coltrane for being the actor of Hagrid, one of my favorite characters because of his kindness and caring side
— Niteo (@NiteoZA) October 14, 2022
A day of mourning-
#TO TEAR APART such a wonderful actor. Good-hearted man. Today is a sad day. pic.twitter.com/cstIytLVDR
— Luke Skywalker (@MentorSkywalker) October 14, 2022
Robbie Coltrane will be an actor who will be remembered for a long time, his contributions to the film industry have been immense and our love for the actor knows no bounds. Caption Rest in Peace!