What Were Robbie Coltrane Last Words?

By Cannon | Updated on May 10, 2023
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    Robbie Coltrane’s last words are something that many of his fans are eager to hear since his death. So, what were his final words? He was better known for playing the iconic character of Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter film series. And Robbie’s last words regarding Harry Potter and his portrayal of Hagrid were, “I’m happy and proud that I was part of something unrepeatable.”

    The legendary actor sadly died in October 2022. He was 72 years old at the time of his death. What was the cause of his death? Further, what did Robbie suffer from? Here is everything you need to know about Coltrane’s final days.

    What Were Robbie Coltrane’s Last Words?

    As said earlier since the Harry Potter actor passed away, one thing that everyone is curious to know about is his final words. However, individually what did Coltrane say at his last moment is yet to be revealed.

    Robbie Coltrane
    Coltrane died in 2022.

    But, the late actor did say something heartbreaking about his character Rubeus Hagrid.

    Coltrane’s Last Words About His Harry Potter Character Hagrid

    About nine months before his death, many of Harry Potter actors including Robbie gathered for the special HBO Reunion show. At the time, Coltrane said emotionally about his portrayal of Hagrid,

    “I won’t be here, but Hagrid will”

    Robbie who died at 72 played the gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid from Harry Potter’s first installment to its 8th and final installment Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. Its other cast members include Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Tom Felton, and more.

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    The late actor who looked tearful during the Reunion show said,

    “It’s the end of an era. Ten years of my life. My children have grown up during it. The legacy of the movies is that my children’s generation will show them to their children.”

    And Robbie’s words about Hagrid were,

    “So, you could be watching it in 50 years’ time, easily … I’ll not be here, sadly … but Hagrid will, yes.”

    His Last Picture

    The last time Robbie was pictured was months before his passing along with his Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson at the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts special.

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    Coltrane with Emma.

    In the picture, the two looked doing a serious talk.

    Robbie’s Final Days

    Talking about Coltrane’s last days, the late Scottish actor spent his final days at the Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, Scotland. He also died at the same hospital.

    Following his passing, his family thanked the entire Forth Valley team for their great care for Coltrane. He was surrounded by his family members and close mates at the time of his death.

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    What did Coltrane suffer from?

    As per sources, Coltrane passed away due to multiple organ failures complicated by sepsis. Before his passing, the late actor had been diagnosed with obesity and type 2 diabetes.

    Robbie had previously said that He was lately “fighting pain 24 hours a day.”

    What did Daniel Radcliffe say about Robbie Coltrane?

    His unexpected demise came as a shock to many of his fans and friends. One of his close mates Daniel Radcliffe is still mourning his loss. Both of them were actors in the Harry Potter film series.

    After Robbie passed away, Daniel said of his late co-star,

    “Robbie was amazing at keeping us, particularly when we were very young, entertained.”

    He further added,

    “He was an incredible actor and a lovely man.”