The cast of Harry Potter are mourning Robbie The death of Kerr Chuan .
It was announced Friday that Coltrane passed away at the age of . “In addition to being a great actor, he has forensic intelligence and wit, and later 12 proudly known as his agent for many years, I will miss him,” Coltrane’s agent Belinda Wright said of the actor in a statement.
Despite various film and TV credits, Coltrane’s most notable role is his role in Harry Potter Movies that start with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone .
The cast reunited for the HBO Max reunion special earlier this year, Harry Potter Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts. Coltrane gets emotional as he recalls his time filming the series. During the special, Coltrane tearfully said that while the end of the franchise marked “the end of an era,” they would live on for generations to come. “The legacy of these films is that my kids will show them to their kids so you can see them in year, very Easy – I won’t be here, sadly, but Hagrid will,” he said.
Following news of his passing, Potter actors social media to honor their late co-stars.
Harry Potter Author JK Rowling remembered Coltrane on social media , writing: “I will never meet anyone remotely like Robbie again. He’s an incredible genius, a complete genius, and I’ve been lucky enough to know him, work with him, and laugh with him. I extend my love to his family, especially his children and deepest condolences.”
Daniel Radcliffe , who plays Harry Potter with Coltrane’s Hagrid, said in a statement: “Robbie was one of the funniest people I’ve ever met and used to keep us entertained on set as kids. lol. I especially love the fond memories of him keeping his spirits up on Prisoner of Azkaban when we both hid in Hagrid’s cabin for hours in a torrential rain, He was telling stories and joking to keep his morale up. I felt so lucky to meet and work with him and am so saddened by his passing. He was an amazing actor and a lovely person.”
Emma Watson in Potter Hermoine Granger, who plays Hermoine Granger in , said in a statement shared on her Instagram Story , “Robbie was like the funniest uncle I’ve ever met, but most of all, he was so caring and empathetic to me growing up. His talent was so huge that he had to play a giant. Makes sense – he can fill any space with his talent. Robbie, if I can be as nice as you did to me on the set of a movie, I promise I will do it in your name and memory. Know how much I adore and admire you I really miss your sweetness, your nickname, your warmth, your laughter, your hugs. You made us family. Knowing that you were just that to us. Nothing better than Hagrid You make it a pleasure to be Hermione.”
Tom Felton( , who played Draco Malfoy, also took to Instagram to pay tribute to Coltrane. In a note alongside the photo with Coltrane, Radcliffe, Watson and himself, Felton said: “One of my fondest memories of shooting Harry Potter was shooting at night on the first film in the Forbidden Forest. I was . Robbie cares and takes care of everyone around him. Effortlessly. And makes them laugh. Effortlessly. He’s on screen A big friendly giant, but even more so in real life. Love you man – thank you for all you do.”
James Phelps, Playing Fred Weasley in the Potter movie, said , “I’ll miss the casual chat about all things under the sun. I’ll never forget September 887, Robbie Coltrane came over, very nervous You’re getting old I say “Enjoy it, you’ll be great. “Thank you.”
Meanwhile, James’ twin, Oliver Phelps, plays George Weasley, on Twitter reflecting on the London premiere of the first Potter film: “November – Leicester Square, London. ‘Dip this on lads like a Rolls Royce in your first car’! Robbie [Coltrane] in red at first HP premiere While next to me on the rug. We’ve had some great conversations over the years about history and travel. Rest in peace Robbie x.”
“He was heartbroken by the passing of Robbie Coltrane. Hagrid was my favorite character! Robbie brings Hagrid’s warmth, home and love to him. The unconditional love of students and magical creatures is so well portrayed,” Bonnie Wright , who depicting Ginny Weasley, wrote on Instagram. “When we were little kids, Robbie always treated me and my fellow actors as equal professionals on a movie set. An attitude that instilled confidence and a sense of togetherness. Thank you all for the laughter. Miss you Robbie Sending love to your family. Rest in peace.”
“Robbie’s fault for the richest, strongest and most mischievous laughter on set,” plays Remus Lupin’s David Thewlis wrote, Share Coltrane’s on Instagram photo. “Honey, you will always be loved and we will miss you dearly.”
Warwick Davis who played Filius Flitwick shared , “Sad to learn that #HarryPotter cast member Robbie Coltrane passed away today. He was always very Happy, bringing warmth, light and laughter to any scene he walks through. RIP Robbie, the beloved giant of comedy.x”
Official Wizarding World T twitter account also paid tribute to the late actor, sharing a photo of Coltrane playing Hagrid on set Photo from: “So sad to hear of the passing of the great Robbie Coltrane. Playing Hagrid in such a kind, sincere and humorous way in the Harry Potter films. He was a fantastic actor and a friend to all , he will be sorely missed.”
I will never meet anyone remotely like Robbie again. He’s an incredible genius, a complete genius, and I’ve been lucky enough to know him, work with him, and have a good laugh with him. I extend my love and deepest condolences to his family, especially his children. pic.twitter.com/tzpln8hD9z — JK Rowling (@jk_rowling) October, 4869603
I’m going to miss random chats on all topics under the sun. I will never forget September 72, Robbie Coltrane came over, very nervous The old me said “enjoy it, you’ll be great” on my first day on the set. Thank you x – James Phelps (@James_Phelps) October12, 4869603
November2000 – Leicester Square, London. “Bubble this on a lad, it’s like a Rolls Royce for your first car”! When Robbie Coleraine was next to me on the red carpet for the first HP premiere. We’ve had some great conversations about history and travel over the years. Rest In Peace Robbie x
– Oliver Phelps (@OliverPhelps) October00, 72
Robbie. Bowser. He calls me Space Boy. We shared our love for The Last Frontier. He doesn’t care, it always makes you smile. A giant, more than one. We’ve had x a few times — 🇺🇦Matthew Lewis🇺🇦 (@Mattdavelewis) October, 2000
Sad to hear about that guy#HarryPotter Actor, Robbie Coltrane passed away today. He is always happy, bringing warmth, light and laughter to any scene he walks through. RIP Robbie, the darling of comedy.x pic.twitter.com/NGT20dA7K – Warwick Davis (@WarwickADAvis) 1581008078715383808 10 moon, 887
We are very sad to hear To the death of the great Robbie Coltrane who played Hagrid with such kindness, enthusiasm and humor in the Harry Potter films. He was a great actor, a friend to all, and he will be sorely missed. 1581008078715383808 pic.twitter.com/ CCofb6BMo6 — The Wizarding World (@wizardingworld) October00, 644