The famous British writer J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of novels and films, expressed her deep sadness at the death of Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who played the character "Hagrid" in the Harry Potter series, stressing that she was very lucky to work with him and that he was an incredible talent.
Actor Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, dies
Rowling published a photo she collected with Ruby, through her Twitter account, accompanied by a comment: “I will never know anyone from a distance like Ruby again, he was an incredible talent, I was very lucky to know him and work with him and laugh my head off with him, I send my love and my deepest condolences to his family and their heads his sons."
The Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who played the character "Hagrid" in the Harry Potter series, died Friday evening at the age of 72.
His agent, Belinda Wright, announced the Scottish actor's death, saying in a statement: "The 72-year-old Harry Potter star died Friday. difficult time," according to foreign media
Coltrane began his artistic career in his early twenties on the stage, along with several "stand-up comedy" shows he was presenting during that period, after which he participated in television series, including "A Kick Up the Eighties" in 1981, and Coltrane was famous for providing comedic roles that helped him in that He has a sense of comedy.
Coltrane also participated in many films, the most important of which is the "Harry Potter" series, and presented a character. Coltrane was nominated and won many awards during his career.
His fame grew when he starred with Thompson in the BBC series Tutti Frutti, for which he won his first British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.
Over the course of his career, Coltrane has received numerous awards, including the Peter Sellers Award for Comedy in 1990, and the British Academy Scotland Award for Outstanding Contribution in 2011.
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And his agent announced his departure today, Friday, after an exceptional march, and asked everyone to respect the privacy of his family after this painful news and the departure of one of the most famous comedians of the United Kingdom.
Netflix launched the "Harry Potter" series of films for viewing in the Middle East, last September.
Netflix announced the start of broadcasting the "Harry Potter" films to its viewers in the Middle East, at the same time that it was not allowed to be shown in America, the United Kingdom and Canada.
"The 72-year-old Harry Potter star died on Friday," said Belinda Wright, Robbie Coltrane's agent. "He was one of the UK's most beloved comedians before turning to acting. Please respect the privacy of the Robbie family at this difficult time."
The announcement of the reunion episode excited the fans of the series, who knew the charming trio since they were children as young as 11 years old, and now they return in their thirties to tell us the hidden stories, and how they succeeded in creating the legendary films.
After the new episode was announced, Watson posted - on her Instagram account - a photo with her close friends and another with a large group of fans and wrote, "Harry Potter was my home, my family, and my world, and Hermione remains my favorite fictional character."
"I am very proud, not only of what we have contributed as a group of actors to the film series, but also as children who became young people who walked this path," she added, also thanking fans for their continued strong support even after the screening of the last part of the film.
British writer J.K. Rowling, the author of the book collection on which the series is based and who has worked with film producers, will not be attending the reunion, according to the Washington Post.
The writer's representatives declined to comment to the newspaper, and Warner Brothers, which produced the episode, did not reveal the reason for the writer's absence yet.
The series of 8 films based on Rowling's books began in 2001, and the last movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2", was released in 2011, and was a huge success; It has grossed more than $7 billion at the global box office, and is still one of the world's most popular movie franchises.
The series tells the story of the orphaned young wizard Harry, who, along with his classmates, seeks to save the magical world from the Prince of Darkness, Lord Voldemort, and has sold more than 500 million copies of Harry Potter's popular books around the world, and has been translated into more than 80 languages.