Robbie Coltrane (Actor) Wiki, Age, Death Cause, Affairs, Biography & More

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Robbie Coltrane (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Death Cause Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Robbie Coltrane was a Scottish comedian and actor, who was popularly known for playing the character of Rubeus Hagrid in the famous Harry Potter Film Series (2001 – 2011). He is also known for his work in the James Bond films Golden Eye (1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). He was also honored by the British Academy Scotland Awards (2011) for his Outstanding Contribution to the Film Industry. On October 14, 2022, he died due to Ostheoarthistis, two years prior to his he was ill and was employed in a wheelchair due to constant pain.

Birth and Early Life

Anthony Robert McMillan was born on March 30, 1950, in Rutherglen, Scotland. He was born to Jean Ross Howie, a school teacher, and Ian Baxter McMillan who was a forensic surgeon in Scotland Police. He has two sisters named Annie and Jane.


Real NameAnthony Robert McMillan
NicknameRobbie Coltrane
ProfessionActor, Comedian & Writer
Date of BirthMarch 30, 1950
DeathOctober 14, 2022 
Death CauseOsteoarthritis
Age (as in 2023)73 years
Birth PlaceRutherglen, Scotland
Home TownRutherglen, Scotland
FamilyMother : Jean Ross Howie
Father : Ian Baxter McMillan
Sister : Annie & Jane
Brother : Not Available
Wife : Rhona Gemmell
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Son : Spencer
Daughter : Alice
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Robbie Coltrane completed his schooling at Belmont House School. He is also a graduate of Glasgow Art School where he discovered his love for acting. He is also an alumnus of the University of Edinburgh.


Education Details and More

SchoolBelmont House School
CollegeUniversity of Edinburgh
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutTelevision : Play for Today (1979)
Play for Today (1979)
Film : Flash Gordon (1980)
Flash Gordon (1980)
AwardsRoyal Television Society Award (1993)
British Academy Film Award (2002)
Monte-Carlo Television Festival (2017)
British Academy Scotland Awards (2011) 
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Robbie started his career with the television show Play for Today in the year 1979, where he played the role of Jimmie. In the following year, he also appeared in films like Flash Gordon, and Death Watch, followed by the Subway rider where he played the role of crime Detective.

From the year 1979 to 1999, he played diverse roles and appeared in many popular shows and movies such as Mona Lisa (1986), GoldenEye (1995), Message in a Bottle (1999), and many more.

In the year 2001, he became popular worldwide with his character of Rubeus Hagrid in the Film Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone, a Fantasy Film on wizarding education, which was directed by Chris Columbus. The movie was based on J.K. Rowling’s 1997 Novel. The movie starred actors like Emma Waston, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and many more.

The last he was seen on screen in the year 2022, in the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts at HBO Max on New Year’s Day to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

He is been honored with the prestigious award for his contribution to the industry. Some of these include British Academy Television Awards (2017), the Royal Television Society Award (2017), the Monte Carlo Television Festival (2017), and many more.

Physical Stats and More

HeightIn Feet : 6’1″ ft
In Meter : 1.85 m
WeightIn Pound : 242 lbs
In Kilogram : 110 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
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Personal Life

Robbie Coltrane married Rhona Gemmell on 11 December 1999. The couple is blessed with two children, one son named Spencer and a daughter named Alice, later in the year 2003, the couple got separated a filed for divorce.

In 2016, he was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis; in 2019 he was put in a wheelchair after constant pain all day.

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Some Facts About Robbie Coltrane

  • Anthony Robert McMillan was born in Rutherglen, Scotland.
  • He was awarded the Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2006 New Year Honours for his services to drama.
  • He has worked in theatre plays such as The Slab Boys (1978) and Threads (1980).
  • He appeared in a music video Deeper Understanding in 2011.
  • On October 14, 2022, he died due to Osteoarthritis at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert.

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