Actor Robbie Coltrane, Harry Potter’s Hagrid, dies at 72

Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who performed a forensic psychologist on TV sequence “Cracker” and Hagrid within the “Harry Potter” films, has died

Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who performed a forensic psychologist on TV sequence “Cracker” and Hagrid within the “Harry Potter” films, has died

Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who performed a crime-solving psychologist on TV sequence “Cracker” and the half-giant Hagrid within the “Harry Potter” films, has died. He was 72.

Coltrane’s agent Belinda Wright stated he died Friday at a hospital in Scotland. She didn’t give a trigger.

Coltrane got here to fame as a hard-bitten detective within the Nineteen Nineties sequence “Cracker,” for which he gained greatest actor on the British Academy Tv Awards three years operating.

He performed mild half-giant Hagrid, a mentor to the boy wizard, in all eight Harry Potter movies, launched between 2001 and 2011.

Different roles embody a Russian crime boss within the James Bond thrillers “GoldenEye” and “The World is Not Sufficient.”

Coltrane gained rave critiques for taking part in a beloved TV star who could harbor a darkish secret within the 2016 miniseries “Nationwide Treasure.”

Ms. Wright stated that “in addition to being an exquisite actor, he was forensically clever, brilliantly witty and after 40 years of being proud to be referred to as his agent, I shall miss him.”

Ms. Wright stated Coltrane is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his ex-wife Rhona Gemmell and his youngsters Spencer and Alice.

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