Robbie Coltrane, well known for his role as Hagrid in Harry Potter, died at the age of 72

Robbie Coltrane

According to a Deadline story, Robert died at a hospital near his home in Larbert, Scotland. For the previous two years, the Harry Potter star had been battling sickness. He was also said to have osteoarthritis.


Previously, when discussing his role in the Harry Potter reunion special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts in 2022, Robbie stated, “The legacy of the [Harry Potter] movies is that my children’s generation will show them to their children, so you can be watching it in 50 years, simple.” “I won’t be here, unfortunately,” he said, “but Hagrid will.”


In addition to the ITV detective drama Cracker, he starred in the James Bond flicks Goldeneye and The World Is Not Enough. His agent, Belinda Wright, announced the actor’s death in a hospital near Falkirk, Scotland, in a statement. She called Coltrane a “special talent,” adding that his portrayal of Hagrid “gave delight to children and adults alike all throughout the world.”


Robbie made his acting debut in the 1980 film Flash Gordon. He was last seen in Harry Potter and the 20th Anniversary of Hogwarts: Return to Hogwarts. The actor has received several prizes and distinctions, including the British Academy Television Award, the British Academy Film Award, the Broadcasting Press Guild Award, and many more. Not only that, but Queen Elizabeth II awarded Robbie an OBE in the 2006 New Year Honours for his contributions to theatre.


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