Hagrid from Harry Potter, Robbie Coltrane Dead at the age of 72.
Coltrane came to fame as a hard-bitten detective in the 1990s series "Cracker," for which he won the best actor
He played gentle half-giant Hagrid, a mentor to the boy wizard, in all eight Harry Potter films
Coltrane gained rave reviews for playing a beloved TV star who may harbor a dark secret in the 2016 miniseries "National Treasure."
Wright said Coltrane is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his ex-wife Rhona Gemmell and his children Spencer and Alice.
Coltrane won the best actor at the British Academy Television Awards three years in a row for his role as a hard-boiled detective in the 1990s series Cracker.