‘Harry Potter’ Star Robbie Coltrane’s Cause of Death Revealed: Reports


Robbie Coltrane on the New York Premiere of ‘Nice Expectations’
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Robbie Coltrane’s official reason behind loss of life has reportedly been revealed.

In keeping with a number of U.Ok. shops, the actor died following a number of organ failure. The loss of life certificates detailed that Coltrane suffered from sepsis, decrease respiratory tract an infection and coronary heart block earlier than his passing. It additionally famous that he was recognized with weight problems and Kind 2 diabetes.

The Harry Potter star, who performed Hagrid within the hit fantasy movies, handed away at age 72 on October 14. “We will affirm that Robbie Coltrane has died,” a consultant for Coltrane mentioned in an announcement to Us on the time. “He’s survived by his sister Annie Rae, his youngsters Spencer and Alice and their mom Rhona Gemmell.”

Shortly after the information made headlines, the U.Ok. native’s former costars publicly mourned the lack of the late actor.

Daniel Radcliffe, who starred alongside Coltrane within the Harry Potter movies, referred to him as “one of many funniest individuals” in an announcement. “[He] used to maintain us laughing always as children on the set,” the Misplaced Metropolis star, 33, recalled to Deadline. “I’ve particularly fond reminiscences of him holding our spirits up on Prisoner of Azkaban, after we had been all hiding from the torrential rain for hours in Hagrid’s hut and he was telling tales and cracking jokes to maintain morale up.”

He added: “I really feel extremely fortunate that I received to satisfy and work with him and really unhappy that he’s handed. He was an unbelievable actor and a beautiful man.”

Rupert Grint, for his half, took to social media to pay tribute to Coltrane. “Heartbroken to listen to that Robbie is gone. I’ll always remember the scent of cigars and beard glue- a beautiful mixture. Nobody else on this planet may of performed Hagrid, solely Robbie,” the Servant star, 34, who performed Ron, wrote by way of Instagram. “Simply as Hagrid was within the books and movies Robbie was in life- heat, compassionate and hilarious. An enormous hearted man who was nonetheless looking for us even many years later. Sending like to his household. See you on the opposite facet Bobser.”

Their former coworker Emma Watson honored Coltrane together with her personal heartfelt message. “Robbie was like essentially the most enjoyable uncle I’ve ever had, however most of all, he was deeply caring and compassionate in the direction of me as a baby and an grownup,” she wrote on Instagram. “His expertise was so immense that it made sense he performed an enormous — he may fill ANY house together with his brilliance.”

Watson, 32, who performed Hermione, mirrored on her moments on set with the comic, including, “Robbie, if I ever get to be so form as you had been to me on a movie set I promise I’ll do it in your title and reminiscence. Understand how a lot I like and admire you. I’ll actually miss your sweetness, your nicknames, your heat, your laughs, and your hugs. You made us a household. Know you had been that to us.”

In the meantime, J.Ok. Rowling opened up about Coltrane’s impression on his family members and his followers. “I’ll by no means know anybody remotely like Robbie once more,” the writer, 57, shared on Twitter. “He was an unbelievable expertise, a whole one off, and I used to be past lucky to know him, work with him and snicker my head off with him. I ship my love and deepest condolences to his household, above all his youngsters.”

Forward of his loss of life, the James Bond star gushed about his involvement within the Harry Potter franchise in honor of its twentieth anniversary. “I simply suppose it’s an finish of an period. It’s ten years of my life,” he mentioned in January. “My youngsters have grown up throughout this. The legacy of the flicks is that my youngsters’s technology will present them to their youngsters. So that you could be watching them in 50 years’ time, simple. I’ll not be right here. However Hagrid will, sure.”