The weekend begins sadly for all Potterheads. Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor and unforgettable interpreter of Hagrid in the Harry Potter saga, died at the age of 72 according to a press release from his agent. He suffered from osteoarthritis for a few years already, and was unfortunately unable to move without a wheelchair for two years. The exact cause of his death is not yet known, probably old age, but Robbie Coltrane died in a Scottish hospital in Larbert, close to his home and surrounded by his loved ones. If he was mainly known around the world for having played Rubbeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, Robbie Coltrane was also very popular in Great Britain for various roles. He notably played Valentin Zukovsky in the James Bond saga, including the films GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough. On the small screen, he had won several BAFTA Awards for the crime series Cracker, broadcast in the 1990s, and had been nominated several times for the miniseries Tutti Frutti and Sacred Monster. Robbie Coltrane’s last appearance on our screens dates back to the special meeting of the cast of Harry Potter for the twenty years of the first film, available from us on the Salto platform. Fans of the saga will forever keep the image of the mentor he was for the young wizard and his interpreter Daniel Radcliffe, and that of a giant with a tender heart and a reassuring wooden cabin.