Robbie Coltrane was a Scottish actor and comedian

Who was Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane? Net worth, death, relationship, bio/wiki

Anthony Robert McMillan or Robbie Coltrane was a Scottish actor and comedian who is famous for playing Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter franchise movie series. Besides that, Robbie has acted in the 007 James Bond films like The World Is Not Enough and GoldenEye. The OBE recipient was married to Rhona Gemmell and has two children named Spencer and Alice. Coltrane died at the age of 72 on 14th October 2022. Scroll down to know more details about Robbie Coltrane net worth, death, relationship, and many more.

Robbie Coltrane’s Death

The Hagrid-playing actor, Robbie Coltrane, died on 14th October 2022. His agent Belinda Wright stated that the Harry Potter actor passed away at the Forth Valley Royal Hospital located in Larbert, Scotland.

Sources that he had been ill for over two years. Prior to that, he was confined to a wheelchair in March 2019 owing to osteoarthritis. Coltrane had been unable to walk due to the extremity of his pain in the knees.

Robbie Coltrane’s Net Worth

Robbie Coltrane’s Net Worth: Scottish actor Coltrane had an estimated net worth of $4 million at the time of his death. For his debut appearance as Rubeus Hagrid in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in 2001, he earned $200,000.

Robbie’s second appearance in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban got him $900,000. His last gig as Hagrid in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 made him $1.2 million in 2011.

Coltrane’s wealth included a house in Glasgow which had a market value of £3 million and a Range Rover which cost about $245,000.

Robbie Coltrane’s Relationship with Ex-wife Rhona Gemmell

Robbie Coltrane was single at the moment of his death. He was previously married to Rhona Gemmell with whom he shared two daughters Spencer born in 1992 and Alice born in 1998.

Robbie met Rhona in December of 1988 while she was attending college. In 1998 she became a sculptor and also a part-time pilates and wellness teacher. As a Pilates teacher, she worked at studios like Otago Street Pilates and Body Control Pilates.

For her career in pilates, she received certifications from Body Control Master Matwork and Comprehensive Studio. Rhona and Robbie married on 11th December 1999. However, their relationship was short-lived and the couple split on 14th April 2003.

Robbie Coltrane’s Career

Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane made his career debut in 1979 with the role of Jimmy in the TV series Play For Today. Following his debut, he landed roles in Death Watch and Flash Gordon in 1980.

During his career, he acted alongside renowned actors like Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in Alfresco. Some of his best-known works can be found in television series likeTutti Frutti, Cracker and National Treasure. 

Robbie appeared in several movies like the Mona Lisa, Nuns on the Run, Henry V, Let It Ride, Danny, the Champion of the World, Ocean’s Twelve, The Brother’s Bloom, Great Expectations, and Effie Gray, to name some.

Coltrane is also credited for his role as Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in the two Jame Bond films; GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough.

Robbie Coltrane as Rubeus Hagrid

Robbie’s most notable and well-recognized role came as the character of Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter movie series. He has appeared in overall eight Harry Potter movies and was amongst the key characters of the franchise. In the movie, he acted alongside Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint

Robbie Coltrane’s Biography

Robbie Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan on 30th March 1950 in Rutherglen, Scotland. The 72-years-old actor was the son of father Ian Baxter McMillan and mother Jean Ross Howie. His father was a general practitioner and a part-time forensic police surgeon while his mother was a teacher and a pianist.

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Robbie’s other family members include an elder sister Anne and a younger sister Jane. He was the great-grandson of Thomas W. Howie, a Scottish businessman and the nephew of Forbes Howie.

Coltrane was of Scottish nationality and ethnicity. He studied at the Belmont House School before moving to Glenalmond College. He later enrolled at the Glasgow School of Art and Moray House College of Education.

Robbie Coltrane’s Social Media and Body Measurements

Late actor Robbie Coltrane didn’t have any social media accounts of his but had different Instagram pages dedicated to his name.

Robbie Coltrane was a tall man with a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (185 cm) while his body weighed 127 kg(280 lb). In Harry Potter, his character Hagrid was an 8 feet tall giant.

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