Washington [US]: Actor Robbie Coltrane, nicely acknowledged for gambling Hogwarts gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid in ‘Harry Potter’ films, is no more.
According to Deadline, Robbie died in a health facility close to his domestic in Larbert, Scotland. The award-triumphing actor had been affected by ill health for the past two years. He turned seventy-two. Robbie was born on March 30, 1950, in Glasgow, Scotland as the son of a health practitioner and teacher. After graduating from Glasgow Art School, he endured his studies in art at Moray House College of Education in Edinburgh, The Hollywood Reporter reported.
He took up stand-up comedy in Edinburgh golf equipment and changed his final name in honour of the jazz legend John Coltrane as he turned to act in London.
His early TV credit consists of ‘Flash Gordon’, ‘Blackadder and Keep It in the Family’. His other comedy credits included collections like ‘A Kick Up the Nineteen Eighties’, ‘The Comic Strip’ and ‘Alfresco’ as he has become a mainstay on British TV displays. He also featured in James Bond movies as he performed Valentin Zukovsky in ‘GoldenEye’ and ‘The World Is Not Enough.’
In 2019, among his greater latest performances, Robbie reprised his position as Hagrid in the delusion short film Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.