Robbie Coltrane, Harry Potter's Hagrid, dies at 72

Robbie Coltrane
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Robbie Coltrane, the actor best known for his role as Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies, has died. He was 72.

Coltrane's death was confirmed Friday by his agent to multiple outlets, including BBC News. The agent said he died in a hospital near Falkirk in Scotland, but a cause of death was not provided. According to Deadline, he had "been in ill health for the past two years."

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