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Robbie Coltrane: Harry Potter Hagrid has died aged 72

Harry Potter and Cracker actor Robbie Coltrane has sadly died aged 72, his agent has confirmed.

Best known for his role as Hogwarts gamekeeper Hagrid and as a criminal psychologist Dr Eddie ‘Fitz’ Fitzgerald in crime drama Cracker, died on Friday.

In a statement, his agent Belinda Wright said: “He will probably be best remembered for decades to come as Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, a role which brought joy to children and adults alike all over the world, prompting a stream of fan letters every week for over 20 years.”

His agent did not give details on his death – but said Coltrane’s family thanked the team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert for their care.

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