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Born: March 30, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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1973:
Adopted stage surname of "Coltrane" after the jazz musician John Coltrane
2001:
Appeared as a Scottish detective tracking Jack the Ripper in "From Hell"
1990:
Co-starred with Eric Idle in "Nuns on the Run"
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Decided to attend art school after visiting his older sister and getting on with her friends
1998:
Featured as Barbara Hershey's ex-husband in the quirky "Frogs for Snakes"; re-teamed with Amos Poe
1981:
Featured in Amos Poe's "Subway Riders" as Detective Fritz Langley
1983:
Landed featured role in the sci-fi film "Krull"
1979:
Made screen acting debut in Bernard Tavernier's "La Mort en Direct/Deathwatch"
1991:
Portrayed an unlikely pontiff in the screen comedy "The Pope Must Die/The Pope Must Diet"
1999:
Reprised role as Russian gangster for his second Bond film "The World Is Not Enough"
1987:
Starred opposite Emma Thompson on the BBC series "Tutti Frutti"; an edited version was released theatrically
1980:
Appeared as a gay hairdresser on the British series "Metal Mickey" (ITV)
1986:
Cast as a cardinal in Derek Jarman's "Caravaggio"
1989:
Co-wrote a sketch and made guest appearances on Emma Thompson's BBC variety series "Thompson" (aired in the U.S. on PBS)
1987:
Had stage triumph in "Yr. Obedient Servant," a one-man show about Dr. Samuel Johnson
1989:
Headlined the London Weekend Television program "The Robbie Coltrane Special"
1989:
Played Sir John Falstaff in Kenneth Branagh's "Hervy V"
1986:
Portrayed Bob Hoskins' mechanic friend Thomas in "Mona Lisa"
1997:
Portrayed the husband of an eccentric woman who raises a gorilla in "Buddy"
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Raised in the Glasgow, Scotland area
2009:
Reprised role of Hagrid for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the sixth book in the fantasy series directed by David Yates
2007:
Reprised the role of Hagrid in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," adapted from the fifth book in the fantasy series
1993:
Starred in the British TV special "Coltrane in a Cadillac"
1983:
Appeared with Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie. and Stephen Fry on the comedy sketch show "Alfresco" (ITV)
1999:
Cast as Tweedledum to George Wendt's Tweedledee in the NBC TV-movie "Alice in Wonderland"
2006:
Cast in the feature adaptation of "Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker," the first novel in the Alex Rider series
2007:
Cast opposite Miranda Richardson and Aishwarya Rai in "Provoked"
1995:
Featured as a Russian gangster in the James Bond film "GoldenEye"
1982:
Gained notice for appearing on the British show "The Comic Strip Presents"; also wrote and directed sketches
1997:
Headlined the British TV special "Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles"
2001:
Played the giant groundskeeper Rubeus Hagrid in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"; adapted from the first novel of the best-selling fantasy series by J.K. Rowling
2002:
Reprised Hagrid in the sequel "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"
2004:
Reprised the role of Hagrid in the third installment of the Harry Potter series "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
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While appearing at Traverse Theatre, was befriended by playwright John Byrne; acted in Byrne's "The Slab Boys" and "Cuttin' the Rug"
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Worked with various theater companies such as San Quentin Theatre Group, The Bush Theatre and Traverse Theatre
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Began appearing in nightclubs as a stand-up comic
1985:
Co-starred in "The Supergrass," a crime comedy drawn from characters from "The Comic Strip Presents"
1962:
Made stage debut in a school production of Shakespeare's "Henry V"
1973:
Produced and directed the 50-minute documentary "Young Mental Health"
2005:
Reprised the role of Hagrid in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth book in the fantasy series directed by Mike Newell
1998:
Starred as the ship's captain in "The Ebb-Tide" (A&E)
1993:
Starred in British crime series "Cracker" (shown in the US on A&E)
1993:
Teamed with Jason Robards (as the Duke and the King) in a remake of "The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn"
2012:
Joined all-star ensemble in "Ocean's Twelve"
2010:
Made final appearances as Hagrid in the seventh feature installment of the Harry Potter franchise, released in two parts "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
2012:
Voiced Lord Dingwall in Disney Pixar animated feature "Brave"

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