‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Brave’ Actor Robbie Coltrane Passes Away at 72

It is with great sadness that we report that storied actor Robbie Coltrane has passed away at the age of 72. The award-winning actor had been ill for the last few years and passed away in a hospital near his home in Larbert, Scotland.

Coltrane is best known for the larger-than-life yet loveable Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter franchise. He was also the voice of Lord Dingwall in Pixar’s 2012 animated feature Brave. He also played The Duke in Disney’s The Adventures of Huck Finn.

Coltrane would also star as the Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in the James Bond films GoldenEye (1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). He was appointed an OBE in the 2006 New Year Honours by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to drama. In 1990, Coltrane received the Evening Standard British Film Award – Peter Sellers Award for Comedy. In 2011, he was honored for his “outstanding contribution” to film at the British Academy Scotland Awards.

He is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice, and their mother Rhona Gemmell. They would like to thank the medical staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert for their care and diplomacy.

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