One of the most famour movie characters across the globe, Hagrid, in the movie series Harry Potter, has unfortunately left the world. Actor Robbie Coltrane, 72, who not just played Hagrid’s character but even acted in variour crime solving series and films, is no more. Moreover, Robbie Coltrane’s passing away has surged a wave of shock and sorrow amongst his fans from across the globe. Reportedly, the cause for his death is not publicly known yet, but he died at a hospital in Scotland.
Surprisingly, not just playing the character of Hagrid in Harry Potter, but, Robbie Coltrane came into light by playing the role of a smart detective in the series named Cracker, in 1990. Subsequently, he even won the best actor award at the British Academy Television Awards three years running. Furthermore, he played Hagrid, a guide to Harry Potter, in all the eight parts of movie series Harry Potter from 2001 to 2011.
Apart from these, in the James Bond thrillers Golden Eye and The World is Not Enough, he appeared as a Russian crime boss. In the 2016 miniseries National Treasure, Robbie Coltrane’s role was praised for his portrayal of an adored TV personality who might be hiding a sinister secret. Expressing grief over his death, Belinda Wright said, ” In addition to being a fantastic performer, Robbie Coltrane was also exemplary intelligent, brilliantly humorous, and after 40 years of being honoured to be called his agent, I will definitely miss him,” according to.
Robbie Coltrane, known as Hagrid to almost everyone, leaves the Harry Potter fans in sorrow. The Harry Potter series’ Hermione Granger, played by actress Emma Watson, recalled him as a kind and sympathetic man. She said on Instagram, “I’ll definitely miss your kindness, your nicknames, your warmth, your laughter, and your embraces.” She further added, “No Hagrid was better than he was. You made it enjoyable to be Hermione.”
The Harry Potter series’ author, J.K. Rowling, said: “I’ll never meet another person even close to Robbie. He had a very unique talent, and I consider myself incredibly lucky to have known him, worked with him, and laughed uncontrollably with him. My heartfelt condolences and affection goes out to his family, especially his children.”