It’s been 12 years since the last film of the Harry Potter saga was released in theaters, and the team behind the popular cinematic saga has already mourned the death of about twenty actors and actresses who played roles in the wizarding universe.
Most recently Michael Comben played Albus Dumbledore, Headmaster of Hogwarts, in 6 of the 8 installments of the series. The actor took over the torch from Richard Harris, who lost his career after playing Dumbledore in the first two films.
Here are 20 actors from the Harry Potter series who lost their lives in the past few years.
Michael Combs (Albus Dumbledore)
Died on September 27, 2023 at the age of 82.
Alan Rickman (Severus Rogue)
Died in 2016 at the age of 69.
Robbie Coltrane (Rubyus Hagrid)
Died in 2022 at the age of 72.
Richard Harris (Albus Dumbledore)
Died in 2002 at the age of 72.
Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley)
Died in 2013 at the age of 65.
Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy)
Died in 2021 at the age of 52.
Robert Hardy (Cornelius Fudge)
Died in 2017 at the age of 91.
John Hurt (Carrick Ollivander)
Died in 2017 at the age of 77.
Vern Drawer (Gripcheck)
Died in 2018 at the age of 49.
Dave Legeno (Fenrir Greyback)
Died in 2014 at the age of 50.
Elizabeth Spriggs (La Crosse Dame)
Died in 2008 at the age of 78.
Leslie Phillips (voice of the Sorting Hat)
Died in 2022 at the age of 98.
Timothy Bateson (Voice of the Creature)
Died in 2009 at the age of 83.
Roger Lloyd-Back (Party Croupton)
Died in 2014 at the age of 69.
Terence Baylor (Baron Songland)
Died in 2016 at the age of 86.
Derek Deadman (Tom, Owner of Leaky Caldron)
Died in 2014 at the age of 74.
Hazel Douglas (Bathilda Dordesac)
Died in 2016 at the age of 92.
Jimmy Gardner (Ernie Frank, Magicobus Driver)
Died in 2010 at the age of 85.
Eric Sykes (Frank Price)
Died in 2012 at the age of 89.
Robert Knox (Marcus Belby)
He was stabbed to death in 2008 at the age of 18.
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