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Robbie Coltrane

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Coltrane in April 2007
Born
Anthony Robert McMillan

30 March 1950 (1950-03-30) (age 69)
Occupation Actor, comedian and author
Years active 1979-present
Spouse(s) Rhona Gemmell (December 1999–present)
Children Spencer and Alice

Robbie Coltrane OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan on 30 March 1950), is a Scottish actor, comedian and author. He is known both for his role as Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald in the British TV series Cracker during the 1990s and as Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies.

Life and career

Life

Coltrane was born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire. He now lives in Killearn Stirlingshire. He has a son, Spencer and daughter, Alice.

Career

Coltrane began his acting career in his early twenties. He took the stage name Coltrane in tribute to jazz saxophonist John Coltrane In 2006, Robbie received an OBE for his services to drama.


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