Rupert Grint and Emma Watson are honoring their late co-star Robbie Coltrane.
As we reported, the actor – finest identified for his function because the lovable gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid within the Harry Potter franchise – sadly handed away at 72 years previous in a hospital close to his residence in Larbert, Scotland on Friday. A explanation for dying is unknown right now, however Deadline reported that his agent, Scott Henderson, shared he was unwell over the previous two years.
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Following the devastating information of his dying, lots of his Harry Potter solid members, together with Daniel Radcliffe, took a second to recollect Robbie on social media. And the most recent tribute comes from Rupert, who portrayed Ron Weasley within the movie franchise. Taking to social media over the weekend, the 34-year-old actor stated referred to as Robbie a “giant-hearted man” alongside an image of the beloved character Hagrid sitting in entrance of his hut:
“Heartbroken to listen to that Robbie is gone. I’ll always remember the scent of cigars and beard glue- a beautiful mixture. Nobody else on this planet might of performed Hagrid, solely Robbie. Simply as Hagrid was within the books and movies Robbie was in life- heat, compassionate and hilarious. A large hearted man who was nonetheless searching for us even a long time later. Sending like to his household. See you on the opposite aspect Bobser.”
In the meantime, Emma who performed Hermione Granger shared a touching Instagram Story put up of an image of her and Robbie at an occasion, writing:
“Robbie was like essentially the most enjoyable uncle I’ve ever had however most of all he was deeply caring, and compassionate in direction of me as a toddler and as an grownup. His expertise was so immense it made sense he performed a large – he might fill ANY house together with his brilliance.”
“Robbie, if I ever get to be so form as you had been to me on a movie set I promise I’ll do it in your identify and reminiscence. Know the way a lot I like and admire you. I’ll actually miss your sweetness, your nicknames, your heat, your laughs and your hugs. You made us a household. Know that you simply had been that to us. Relaxation In Peace, Robbie Coltrane, There was no higher Hagrid. You made it a pleasure to be Hermione.”
Such lovely phrases from each Emma and Rupert. Our hearts proceed to exit to Robbie’s family and friends throughout this troublesome time.
[Image via WENN, Harry Potter/Warner Bros.]