British actor Robbie Coltrane (1950-2022) is dead. His agent Belinda Wright announced that he died on Friday (October 14) in a hospital near Falkirk, Scotland, according to the BBC. She described Coltrane as a "unique talent", adding that his role as Hagrid "brought joy to children and adults alike all over the world".
"Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling (57) has already commented on Twitter about Coltrane's death. She captioned a photo they shared: "I'll never know anyone like Robbie again. He was an incredible talent, one of a kind, and I've been incredibly lucky to know him, work with him and laugh my ass off with him. I'm broadcasting My love and deepest condolences to his family, especially his children."
According to his agent, the actor is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice, and his ex-wife and their mother Rhona Gemmell.