|Robbie Coltrane Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||March 30, 1950|
|Date of Death||October 14, 2022|
Robbie Coltrane was a Scottish actor, writer, and comedian who enjoyed a long-standing acting career with many popular roles including Dr. Eddie ‘Fitz’ Fitzgerald in the ITV series, Cracker (1993-1996; 2006) and Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in the James Bond films, GoldenEye (1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). Moreover, he acquired a new generation of fans with his role as the gentle giant Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter film series (2001-2011).
Anthony Robert McMillan
He was born on March 30, 1950.
On October 14, 2022, Coltrane passed away at the age of 72 years in a hospital in Larbert, Scotland due to prolonged illness associated with osteoarthritis.
Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Actor, Comedian, Writer
- Father – Ian Baxter McMillan (Forensic Police Surgeon)
- Mother – Jean Ross Howie (Teacher, Pianist)
- Siblings – Annie McMillan (Older Sister), Jane McMillan (Younger Sister)
Robbie’s net worth was $4 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
128 kg or 282 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Robbie had dated –
- Rhona Gemmell (1999-2008) – On December 11, 1999, the Effie Gray (2014) actor tied the knot with Rhona Gemmell. The couple welcomed a son named Spencer (b. 1992) and a daughter named Alice (b. 1998) before getting divorced in 2008.
Race / Ethnicity
He had Scottish ancestry.
However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ due to his advanced age.
- Deep voice
- He was obese.
Robbie Coltrane Facts
- He changed his last name to Coltrane in honor of the jazz saxophonist, John Coltrane.
- Robbie was ranked at #11 in ITV‘s 2006 poll of ‘TV’s 50 Greatest Stars’.
- He was the 1st person to be cast in the film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) and was author J.K. Rowling‘s 1st choice to play the beloved Hogwarts gamekeeper.
- In addition to acting, Robbie was interested in painting, writing, and illustrating children’s books.
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