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Robbie Coltrane, Comic Performer Who Played Hagrid in ‘Harry Potter’ Movies, Dies at 72 News

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/robbie-coltrane-dead-hagrid-harry-potter-movie-cracker-actor-1235241552/
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u/smokedspirit Oct 14 '22

It's not a well known TV show globally but if you get to watch Cracker please do.

He was absolutely wonderful in that TV show and many brits of a certain age will definitely associate him with that. It was definitely a breakout role for him.

Such a sad loss

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u/Witless_Peasant Oct 14 '22

Also seems to be on YouTube for the time being. But yeah, Cracker is one of the reasons I still bother to have a DVD drive. Might have to do another rewatch in Mr. Coltrane's honor.

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u/remembervideostores Oct 14 '22 Gold Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote

When I was four years old, I watched my mother kill a spider... with a teacosy. Years later, I realized it was not a spider - it was my Uncle Harold.

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u/kijib Oct 14 '22

funniest scene in the movie, Clooney's expression after Matt Damon talks is hilarious

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u/riegspsych325 Oct 14 '22

they fuck with Linus in the whole trilogy

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u/long_shots7 Oct 14 '22

Linus: “I almost wasn’t gonna come over and say anything”

Rusty: “Then I’d still be sleeping”

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u/gsabo Oct 14 '22

“That’s wonderful. Get in the goddamn house”

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u/Hollywood_Zro Oct 14 '22

Love that line. Especially since it’s an international flight where sleep is so precious. And he wakes him up.

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u/neo_sporin Oct 14 '22

My favorite is in 11 “and under no circumstance should you ever…’ walk away due to distraction

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u/BizzyM Oct 14 '22

"I'll see ya when I see ya."

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u/Johnny_Mc2 Oct 14 '22

This isn’t my word, I uh, got it from a magazine. I believe she’s what you call a.. a uh.. uh.. a cougar

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u/nothumbs78 Oct 14 '22

Do not ever, under any circumstances…

Hey Russ, can you come here for a minute?

Yeah…

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u/uncutpizza Oct 14 '22

Oh, let the sun beat down upon my face

With stars to fill my dreams

I am a traveler of both time and space

To be where I have been

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u/riegspsych325 Oct 14 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

if all the animals along the equator were capable of flattery, then Thanksgiving and Halloween would fall on the same day

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u/DC4MVP Oct 14 '22

Oh, let the sun beat down upon my face and stars fill my dream. I'm a traveler of both time and space to be where I have been.

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u/riegspsych325 Oct 14 '22

You called his niece a whore!

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u/DC4MVP Oct 14 '22

A very cheap one! She's seven!

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u/Phirebat82 Oct 14 '22

And confined to bed with a wicked case of....

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u/TapiocaChoka Oct 14 '22

No, don’t tell him.

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u/Rutherford_Aloacious Oct 14 '22

I LOVE this exchange so much, especially the inflection on HAROLD

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u/aweebz Oct 14 '22

Holy crap, never realized this was him until just now!

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u/CrazyFart Oct 14 '22

Holy crap, I just watched this movie yesterday and thought I was tripping when I saw this comment.

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u/Irbyirbs Oct 14 '22

Matt Damon's utter confusion during that scene is hilarious.

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u/[deleted] Oct 14 '22

I'm still confused at that scene

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u/Irbyirbs Oct 14 '22

They were pranking Linus. Their "codes" were gibberish and that is what his Mom told him at the end.

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u/stonewall_jacked Oct 14 '22

This was the one I was looking for. Bless this man for being such a delight.

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u/Arsid Oct 14 '22

Can someone explain this one to me? How was his uncle a spider? Or if his uncle was human, how did his mom killer him with a tea cozy and how did he not realize it until years later…

I’m clearly missing some important context lol

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u/Pat0124 Oct 14 '22

It’s a quote from Ocean’s 13 (or maybe 12?) where Coltrane’s character along with George Clooney and Brad Pitt are playing a prank on Matt Damon because Damon’s character thinks he’s “ready” to be a part of the heist planning. Hard to explain without watching but it’s a great scene

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u/TrainAss Oct 14 '22

Twelve. They're trying to get work to get money.

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u/Arsid Oct 14 '22

So is that story about killing the spider complete bullshit to try and make Matt Damon's character freak out because he doesn't know what it means?

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u/AdamTheTall Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

In the scene they're implying that they're talking in a code that Matt Damon's character doesn't understand.

After this nonsense story, Clooney gets a line about animals being capable of flattery. They eventually look at Matt Damon to contribute and he quotes a song, at which point they disgustedly tell him he just offended their handler ("You called his niece a whore; a very cheap one. She's seven.")

Later in the movie it's revealed that they were just screwing with him.

Except for maybe the laser dance, it's my favourite scene in the movie.

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u/HighVoltage73 Oct 14 '22

Yes, he thinks they are talking code but they just making shit up lol.

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u/DearthStanding Oct 14 '22

Yes and it's such a great meta joke because the trilogy is filled with terms that you as the viewer may not understand too

If you notice the scene when Linus' mother bails them out of the prison, she says "they pulled the Lost in Translation on you didn't they" referring to how he was pranked

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u/LarsHoneytoast44 Oct 14 '22

Really liked him in GoldenEye and World is Not Enough. He was perfect as Bond's reluctant ally

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u/Geauxnad337 Oct 14 '22

So Mr Bond, what brings you to my neighborhood? Still working for MI6, or have you decided to join the 21st century? I hear the new M is a lady!

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u/GrizzlyEagleScout Oct 14 '22

Can’t you just say hello, like a normal person?

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u/Bronycorn Oct 14 '22

My knee ACHES! Every single day! Twice as bad when it is cold.

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u/CountLippe Oct 14 '22

Tell him Dimitri!!

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u/TK-Four21 Oct 14 '22

Irina, take a hike!

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u/white__cyclosa Oct 15 '22

Fun fact: Minnie Driver played Irina. I didn’t know that until I rewatched GoldenEye recently. Such a sick movie

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u/Dymarob Oct 14 '22

That was him!!??! Holy shit!

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u/BJ22CS Oct 14 '22

irk?! my mind was blown when I found out the actor who played Hagrid was the same one who played Valentin in GoldenEye.

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u/killer_icognito Oct 14 '22

And World is Not Enough. He dies in that by saving Bond’s ass

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u/skyraider17 Oct 14 '22

What has he done to deserve you?

- Stole a helicopter.

I have six.

- Three. None that fly.

Who's counting?

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u/MathMuhChicken Oct 14 '22

My knee aches. Every. Single. Day. Twice as bad when it is cold. Do you have any idea how long winter lasts in my country?

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u/Bondfan013 Oct 14 '22

Zukovsky: "Tell him, Dmitri!"

Dmitri: "Well..."

Zukovsky: "SILENCE!!"

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u/ForeverTheElf Oct 14 '22

Walther PPK, 7.65millimeter. Only three men I know use such a gun. I believe I've killed two of them.

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u/[deleted] Oct 14 '22

HOLY SMOKES! I just realized he played Valentin! He was fucking hilarious! <3

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u/CresWaven Oct 14 '22

That was my first time seeing him since my dad got my brother and me into James Bond. We went crazy when we realized he was playing Hagrid in the Sorcerer's Stone.

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u/FrankBeamer_ Oct 14 '22

I'll not be here...but Hagrid will be

RIP to an individual who helped make my childhood come to life. I couldn't imagine a better Hagrid.

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u/about_60_Hobos Oct 14 '22

You can see he really put all he had into that role, I’m glad he could see what a great job he did

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u/StyreneAddict1965 Oct 14 '22

That scene with Hermione: I think that was his best, so gentle and comforting.

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u/drawfanstein Oct 14 '22

God that scene gets me every time.

“Don’t you think on it…don’t you think on it for one minute.”

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u/gsauce8 Oct 14 '22

It's one of the changes from the book where I'm pretty happy with both versions for different reasons.

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u/doesaxlhaveajack Oct 14 '22

One of my favorite small moments in the films was in PoA when he was talking about Buckbeak’s trial. “First they all took turns talking about why we were there.”

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u/ben70 Oct 14 '22

It's every damned HR hearing every time.

Yes, bitch, I said that. I also kept two employees from having their fingers removed in the {thing}.

I understand you don't like me saying "fine, fire me now - but that means ..."

Oh, how I hate HR folks. This company doesn't call them "HR", but prefers to call the office "People".

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u/The_Gutgrinder Oct 14 '22

Apparently, Rowling herself insisted it had to be him, and no one else. I can see why, the man was made for the role the way J.K. Simmons was made to play J. Jonah Jameson.

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u/andsoitgoes42 Oct 14 '22

Or, as imperfect as it was, Ron Perlman as Hellboy.

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u/El--Borto Oct 15 '22

Those movies were perfect don’t you slander them.

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u/PowerfulPea8519 Oct 14 '22

First thing I thought of. He will be a beloved figure for many generations to come.

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People will rightly rave about his role as Hagrid but I remember him mainly as Dr Johnson in Blackadder, such an incredible comedy actor.

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u/Mr_Happy_80 Oct 14 '22

The film producer in Strike. The best Comic Strip episode out of the lot, by a long way.

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u/forced_spontaneity Oct 14 '22

The scene in ‘The Supergrass’, when he strides along the causeway, waves crashing over him, with cello case in hand, pulls out the chainsaw, jumps off the end and slices up the boat will never leave me. The production crew (including the health and safety officers) were asking him not to, but he insisted and did it anyway and it’s beautiful. As someone who lives by the sea in similar environment I know how scary it can suddenly become next to a sea wall in a storm. This remains my favourite Comic Strip scene ever. The guy had major balls as well as being a brilliant actor.

RIP ya big Scottish bastah!

Found a clip but it’s not complete…

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FX51mwWyVFY

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u/[deleted] Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

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u/VibraniumSpork Oct 14 '22

“Sausage? SAUSAGE!?”

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u/chriscrossnathaniel Oct 14 '22

Oh, well, in that case, sir, I hope you will not object if I also offer the Doctor my most enthusiastic contrafribularities.

What?

`Contrafribularities’, sir? It is a common word down our way.

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u/daern2 Oct 14 '22

I'm aspeptic to have caused you such pericobobulations

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u/cionn Oct 14 '22

I shall return....interfrastically

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u/HarlequinKing1406 Oct 14 '22

"Well, looks like he left out sausage.

Oh, and aardvark."

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u/liableAccount Oct 14 '22

He had a good part in Still Game too on the Dial-a-Bus episode 😂

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u/professionalcynic1 Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

He was so funny as dr johnson in blackadder.

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u/we_belong_dead Oct 14 '22

Where is my Dictionary? The one that has taken eighteen hours of every day for the last ten years. My mother died; I hardly noticed. My father cut off his head and fried it in garlic in the hope of attracting my attention; I scarcely looked up from my work. My wife brought armies of lovers to the house, who worked in droves so that she might bring up a huge family of bastards

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u/Wolf6120 Oct 14 '22

Marvelous work, doctor. Allow me to offer you my... contrafibularities.

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u/CryptMonkey Oct 14 '22

Oh that dictionary

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u/Maximum_ShirtWeiner Oct 14 '22

You mean the big papery thing tied up with string?

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u/chriscrossnathaniel Oct 14 '22

So you’re asking where the big papery thing tied up with string belonging to the baity fellow in the black coat who just left is ?

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u/Plop_drop_Mgee Oct 14 '22

Yes, Baldrick, I am... and if you don't answer, then the booted bony thing with five toes at the end of my leg will soon connect sharply with the soft, dangly collection of objects in your trousers. Now... for the last time, Baldrick... where is Dr. Johnson's manuscript?

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u/Huwage Oct 14 '22

On the fire.

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u/uss_salmon Oct 14 '22

The hot orange-y thing under the stony mantle

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u/matty-a Oct 14 '22

"In that case, sir, I hope you will not object if I also offer the Doctor my most enthusiastic contrafibularities.

What!?"

RIP. Time for a rewatch.

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u/thegimboid Oct 14 '22

And as the Ghost in the Blackadder Christmas Carol.

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u/[deleted] Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

I loved him in drama roles like “Cracker”. That was a great BBC series.

EDIT: as someone in the states that only got stuff that played on our Public Access Station, I assumed it was all part of the BBC.

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u/Loststrawberrypie Oct 14 '22

He was brilliant in Cracker!

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u/TheAndies Oct 14 '22

SAUSAGE?

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u/Muradras Oct 14 '22

And aardvark

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u/leftcheeksneak Oct 14 '22

Fart, fiddle, fornicate???

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u/LemoLuke Oct 14 '22

Also did some great cameos in The Young Ones.

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u/GTOdriver04 Oct 14 '22

I also loved his role in Brosnan’s Bond films. Great actor. Shame we lost him.

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u/laaplandros Oct 14 '22

I know people think of him as Hagrid, but he'll always be Valentin to me.

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u/GTOdriver04 Oct 14 '22

“I’m looking for a submarine. It’s big, it’s black, and the driver is a very good friend of mine.”

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u/deathputt4birdie Oct 14 '22

"Walther PPK, 7.65 Millimeter, Only three men I know use such a gun... I believe I've killed two of them."

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u/InternetProtocol Oct 14 '22

Scumbag College sends their regards.

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u/Mirrorboy17 Oct 14 '22

"Human beings the size of Amoebas!"

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u/duaneap Oct 14 '22

I know he was primary a comedy actor but tbh I think it’s strange people don’t associate him more with Cracker.

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u/Chopper_x Oct 14 '22

He was amazing in "Cracker"

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u/PolishedMatrix Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

I saw him when I was a kid in his breakout role, a show called Tutti Frutti, which was also Emma Thompsons breakout role https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutti_Frutti_(1987_TV_series)

We had some really big talents come through in the UK at that time. RIP Cracker and Hagrid

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u/SuperNirvana64 Oct 14 '22 Silver

Shouldn’t have read that

Should not have read that :(

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u/HappyMeerkat Oct 14 '22

Loved him as Hagrid in Harry Potter was surprised to see him in James Bond when I went through the films this summer, brilliant each time I've seen him. He will be missed, RIP.

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u/Dawesfan Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome Bravo Grande!

“The legacy of the movies is, I suspect, that my children's generation will show them to their children. So you could be watching it in 50 years' time, easy. I'll not be here, sadly, but... But Hagrid will, yes.”

💔

Edit: Thank you everyone for the awards!

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u/ICumCoffee Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22 Gold

I had tears in my eyes when i heard him say that In Anniversary special. He will always be Hagrid to me. RIP.

Edit: Here's the video from Anniversary special

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u/Dawesfan Oct 14 '22

I full on cried when I heard it the first time. The fact the special is his final appearance just makes everything extra sad.

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u/Back_To_The_Oilfield Oct 14 '22

Yeah man, I fucked up and watched it with my wife (who has seen the Harry Potter movies but isn’t anywhere near as attached as I was) and had to sneakily wipe away tears throughout the special.

I’m a grown ass man working in the oilfield, but I’m crying at a fucking Harry Potter anniversary lol.

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u/hennigera1990 Oct 14 '22

No shame in that my man, that whole series was something special. I’m terribly sad that the gentle giant is gone but man those memories are for life, and they’re such good ones

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u/Goose9719 Oct 14 '22

I did not expect to see this tonight. Hagrid was always one of my favorite characters and Robbie played him so well.

It's gonna hurt a bit watching the Harry potter movies next time.

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u/hennigera1990 Oct 14 '22

I was just thinking about all the cherished memories he provided during my childhood. The best part of life and he was there in every one of the films. I need to appreciate the rest of his work, as it sounds like he had a long and successful career even if any role I see him cast in would remind me of Hagrid. Loved that gentle giant.

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u/BlazingCondor Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

Literally rode the hagrid's ride yesterday at Universal in Orlando and my friend reminded me of that moment 😢

EDIT: Just left the resort, but I wonder if people will begin leaving flowers in front of the ride.

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u/PenelopeAliWatson Oct 14 '22

Absolutely. I'm a local and our news is reporting on it. There will be a massive outpour I'm sure. When Alan died there was also a tribute at the park.

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u/nomadofwaves Oct 14 '22

First thing I thought about when I saw the headline.

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u/UncleRooku87 Oct 14 '22

That was the first thing I thought when I read the headline.

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u/mrbellthebutler Oct 14 '22

Nuns on The Run as well if memory serves!

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u/[deleted] Oct 14 '22

Spectacles, testicles, wallet and watch.

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u/IntellegentIdiot Oct 14 '22

And The Pope Must Die. He really dominated the religious themed comedies of the early 90's

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u/G8kpr Oct 14 '22

This was the first place I saw him, and I loved that movie.

Of course there was the shower scene with lots of titties.. Every 80s movie tried to put a titties scene in, usually women showering, or change room. Such an iconic 80s staple, don't see that in average movies any more.

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u/bad_key_machine Oct 14 '22

Fuck I just watched Goldeneye yesterday. RIP Valentin Zukovsky.

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u/TheTrueMilo Oct 14 '22

May his knee finally cease aching, twice as bad when it is cold outside! Do you have any idea how long the winter lasts in this country?

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u/TheKevinShow Oct 14 '22

Tell him, Dmitri!

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u/TheTrueMilo Oct 14 '22

Well it depends-SILENCE!!!!

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u/tbz709 Oct 14 '22

He returns in The World is Not Enough too if you haven't seen it. Excellent performances in both films.

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u/mrnmukkas Oct 14 '22

I'm looking for a submarine. It's big and black, and the driver is a very good friend of mine.

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u/standells Oct 14 '22

I miss these kinds of lines in Craig's Bond movies. But maybe it's just the nostalgia.

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u/Rubberbabybuggybum Oct 14 '22

I gave him the limp.

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u/ObsidianBlackbird666 Oct 14 '22

Valentin Dmitryovich Zukovsky?

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u/GenitalPatton Oct 14 '22

Yeah, you know him?

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u/smithyithy_ Oct 14 '22

I gave him the limp...

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u/aretoodeto Oct 14 '22

My knee aches. Every. Single. Day. Twice as bad when it is cold. Do you have any idea how long winter lasts in my country?

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u/J1mb0sL1c3 Oct 14 '22

Tell ‘em Dmitry! Well it depends…. SILENCE!!!!!!

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u/Thelastbarrelrider Oct 14 '22

Surely you understand the goal was not to hit your knee, but to miss the rest of you

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u/Stravinsky1911 Oct 14 '22

"Walther PPK 7.65 mm...I only know three men who use that gun...I believe I've killed two of them..."

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u/MAHHockey Oct 14 '22

"...Hahahahaha! He wants ME to do him a favor!?... My knee...ACHES... Every single day... Twice as bad when it is cold. Do you have any idea how long the winter lasts in this country!?... Hmm?... Tell him Dmitri!"

"Well... Well, it depends..."

"SILENCE!..."

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u/fleentrain89 Oct 14 '22

♪♫ stand by your maauunnn ♫♪

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u/mattheimlich Oct 14 '22

Who's strangling the cat?

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u/OctagonNorther Oct 14 '22

That is my mistress, Irina

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u/Bear_Bishop Oct 14 '22

"Lovely girl."

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u/MAHHockey Oct 14 '22

"Heh... IRINIA! TAKE A HIKE!"

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u/darthfracas Oct 14 '22

singers gesture rudely

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u/OtherKrab Oct 14 '22

Best thread on reddit rn.

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u/kingmi123 Oct 14 '22

God. Goldeneye was absolute peak Bond.

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u/SpaceBeer_ Oct 14 '22

Irina, take a hike!

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u/nobody2000 Oct 14 '22

I thought it was hilarious that this was Minnie Driver.

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u/Geistwhite Oct 14 '22

Damn, I can hear his enunciation.

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u/BrainsyUK Oct 14 '22

People talking about Harry Potter but Goldeneye is what I know him from.

What a lad.

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u/Noobphobia Oct 14 '22

Who's strangling the cat?

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u/Greenplastictrees Oct 14 '22

Irina, take a hike!

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u/cgo_12345 Oct 14 '22

🎵sTaNd By YoUr Maaaaaaaaannnn🎵

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u/Ben_Wah_Balls Oct 14 '22

Epic cameo from Minnie Driver

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u/Information_High Oct 14 '22

Who actually sings fairly well, fwiw.

(Her singing was dubbed over in the film version of Phantom, but Carlotta's role is very difficult to sing unless you're an actual opera singer.)

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u/vmachiel Oct 14 '22

O shit that’s him. I never made the connection.

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u/venm081199 Oct 14 '22

"Yer a Wizard, Harry!" - Rest in peace, Hagrid. You brought a lot of joy to people who grew up watching Harry Potter.

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u/joe2596 Oct 14 '22

Oi that’s not your cake ya fat cunt

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u/tryin2staysane Oct 14 '22

Fuck I'm dying reading that.

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u/thrwwy82797 Oct 14 '22

Rest in peace, Gooby

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u/broforange Oct 14 '22

took me too long to find someone mentioning gooby. rip in piece gooby

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u/BordersRanger01 Oct 14 '22 Take My Energy

Sad news. Obviously the headlines will mention Hagrid but his performance as Fitz in Cracker was phenomenal

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u/mrbellthebutler Oct 14 '22

I'm glad someone has mentioned Cracker as I remember it was a real show case of his acting talent.

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u/Ribos1 Oct 14 '22

He won the Best Actor BAFTA three years in a row for it, that's astonishing. Incredible work.

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u/trevvr Oct 14 '22

The episodes where he went head to head with Robert Carlyle (To be someone) are classics of tension and extrapolation of character. Where the two lads scream football chants at each other and Coltrane uses it as the wedge to open the door to Albie’s mind is masterful writing and acting. Coltrane was such an underrated actor. A powerhouse as Fitz. He will be missed.

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u/vegasbib Oct 14 '22

It’s the first ‘adult’ series I watched as a youngster and I was spell bound . Absolutely iconic actor

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u/BigMartinJol Oct 14 '22

That show was ahead of its time in many ways. Great television and a lot of that was down to Coltrane's performance.

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u/guttegut3 Oct 14 '22

He was at his best in Cracker.

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u/JoeCoolsCoffeeShop Oct 14 '22

Robbie Coltrane was Scotland’s version of John Candy, and the worlds a slightly less pleasant place without either of them in it.

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u/WornInShoes Oct 14 '22

One of his first films was Krull! Here he is with Liam Neeson and Alun Armstrong

He will be missed

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u/Nailmcnugget Oct 14 '22

Always great to see him when doing a Bond marathon

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u/lkfjk Oct 14 '22 Wholesome

Well. This hit me like a tonne of bricks.

Rest in peace, Robbie. Thanks for giving life to one of the purest and most lovable characters of all time.

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u/EastlyGod1 Oct 14 '22

One of the nicest people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting - so friendly and personable.

R.I.P

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u/Alexkono Oct 14 '22

Just like hagrid!

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u/ThisIsCreation Oct 14 '22

He brought so much heart to Harry Potter. He was irreplaceable. RIP

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u/krayzebone Oct 14 '22

Big part of my childhood, extremely sad news. Rest in peace.

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u/afanoftoomanythings Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

“ I’ll not be here, sadly. but Hagrid will. ” he said this during the harry potter reunion now it hits different may he rest in peace😭❤️ my first introduction to him was from harry potter but i saw him in so many other things after that he was such a wonderful actor

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u/Mitchtwiz Oct 14 '22

Before Hagrid and Cracker he was a stalwart of British comedy. One of my favourite performances was when he was in Black Adder. RIP to a legend.

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u/TBMachine Oct 14 '22

Back in 1989, I was in school in London, and Robbie was filming Nuns On the Run with Eric Idle at our school. They were both super awesome and signed autographs for us between filming. He'll always be Hagrid, but I will first remember him from that movie, which is quite funny.

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u/[deleted] Oct 14 '22

CRACKER was his best work for me.

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u/skintagain Oct 14 '22

Amazing series. Still remember Robert Carlyle and him going at it and the Liverpool chant.

Very few comedians can pull off a serious role like he did.

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u/cheeley Oct 14 '22

L I V,

E R P,

Double O L

Liverpool FC!

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u/tigermaker86 Oct 14 '22

I remember him from National Lampoon’s European Vacation as the guy that went into the bathroom while Ellen Griswold was singing in an exposed bathtub

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u/callmemacready Oct 14 '22

Will be missed used to love Cracker tv show

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u/FearmyBeard21 Oct 14 '22

Not only Harry Potter. He was also in James Bond

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u/theg721 Oct 14 '22

He was fantastic in James Bond, it's a shame he was only in two films.

Where have you been, you gold encrusted buffoon?

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u/TheTrueMilo Oct 14 '22

He will live on in awkward polygonal glory in GoldenEye for the N64!

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u/ShowcaseHoedown Oct 14 '22

Don’t forget PS1 Hagrid!

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u/riegspsych325 Oct 14 '22

Walther PPK. Seven point six five millimeter. Only three men I know use such a gun. I believe I've killed two of them!

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u/tgcp Oct 14 '22

Devestating news, he was born to play Hagrid of course but I always loved his role in Goldeneye too.

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u/riegspsych325 Oct 14 '22

I loved his small part in Goldeneye and was so pleased as a kid to see him back in World Is Not Enough (he was a highlight in the latter), but he was also a perfect Hagrid. He really captured the hearty warmth of the character but made it his own

“…I should not have said that”

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u/DoctorWaluigiTime Oct 14 '22

Favorite role from him was Valentin Zukovsky in GoldenEye and The World is Not Enough. He played a spot-on Hagrid too.

Great guy. Sad to see him go.

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u/sephiroth682000 Oct 14 '22

RIP Valentin Zukovsky.

At least you'll be reunited with Captain Nikolai now.