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Hagrid in ‘Harry Potter’, British actor Robbie Coltrane dies at 72

British actor Robbie Coltrane, best known for playing Hagrid, the giant who cares for the gardens and forests of the Hogwarts School of Magic in the ‘Harry Potter’ saga, died this Friday at the age of 72, as have been reported. by your agent. “It was a role that brought joy to children and adults alike, and which has seen her receive a river of fan letters every week for the past 20 years,” the agent said in a statement quoted by the BBC.

However, Anthony Robert Macmillan, born in 1950 in Rutherglen in the suburbs of Glasgow, came to his most internationally recognized role after a long career in British film and television. After appearing in several minor roles, in 1983 he joined the cast of the series fresh, in which he matched with other actors of his generation who would star such as Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry or Emma Thompson. But the series that brought him fame as a leading figure in the UK was cracker (1993), in which he played a psychologist working for Manchester Police.

Actor Robbie Coltrane in his role as Hagrid from the Harry Potter saga.instagram

In the cinema, in addition to the role of Hagrid, Coltrane played the role of Falstaff. Henry V Became James Bond’s assistant in two films of the Superspy saga by Kenneth Branagh (1989) and a Russian spy (golden eye You the world is never enoughColtrane, who took his stage name from his passion for jazz player John Coltrane, was divorced with two children.

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