‘Again, I’ll never meet anyone like him again’ – Tributes pour in after Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane’s death at 72

Daniel Radcliffe has remembered his Harry Potter co-star Robbie Coltrane as “one of the funniest people” and an “incredible actor” following his death at the age of 72.

Scottish star, whose real name is Anthony Robert McMillan, is best known for playing the beloved Hogwarts curator Rubeus Hagrid in the fantasy series and for playing criminal psychologist Dr. Eddie “Fitz” Fitzgerald in ITV crime drama Cracker.

His agent for 40 years, Belinda Wright, said Coltrane passed away yesterday and thanked the medical staff at Royal Forth Valley Hospital in Larbert, near Falkirk in Scotland for “care and diplomacy” ” their.

Radcliffe, who stars as the lead wizard in Harry Potter movies, beautiful memories of their time together.

In a statement shared with the PA news agency, he said: “Robbie is one of the funniest people I have ever met and often made us laugh non-stop as children on set.

“I especially love the memory of him that keeps our spirits up Prisoner of Azkabanwhen we all sheltered from the torrential rain for hours in Hagrid’s hut and he was telling stories and joking to keep his spirits up.

“I feel extremely fortunate to have met and worked with him and am saddened that he has passed away.

“He’s an incredible actor and a lovely man.”

Harry Potter Series Author JK Rowling shared a snap of the two of them together on Twitter as she expressed her gratitude to the “incredible” actor.

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“I will never know someone from as far away as Robbie again.

“He’s an incredible talent, a perfect talent, and I’m so lucky to get to know him, work with him, and laugh with him.”

Coltrane’s role in all eight Harry Potter his most famous films.

Born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, in 1950, Coltrane was the son of teacher and pianist Jean Ross and GP Ian Baxter McMillan, and was educated at the independent Glenalmond College in Perth and Kinross.

He then attended the Glasgow School of Art and Moray House Teachers College in Edinburgh and turned to acting in his 20s.

He starred alongside Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson in the sketch series Alfresco in 1983 to 1984, and reunited with Thompson for the BBC miniseries Tutti Frutti where he played Big Jazza, for which he received his first Bafta nomination.

Coltrane rose to further fame playing criminal psychologist Dr. Eddie “Fitz” Fitzgerald in the ITV series Cracker from 1993 to 1995 and in a special episode back in 2006.

This role won him the Bafta Award for Best Actor for three consecutive years from 1994 to 1996.

Coltrane also featured in another series of classic British films as he played KGB man Valentin Zukovsky in the James Bond film. Yellow eyes in 1995 and modified the same character in The world is not enough.

Fry praises him Alfresco “depth, strength and talent” of his co-star as he paid tribute in a Twitter post.

“I first met Robbie Coltrane almost 40 years ago,” he said.

“I was terrified/terrified/love came at the same time.

“Depth, power and talent: enough humor to cause helpless hiccups and whistles as we made our first TV show, ‘Alfresco’. Goodbye old friend. You will be terribly missed. “

The actor is survived by his sister Annie Rae, children Spencer and Alice and their mother Rhona Gemmell.

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