Hagrid in the iconic Harry Potter movies was portrayed by actor Robbie Coltrane, who passed away at age 72.

Veteran Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane passed away on Friday, according to his managers. Coltrane was best known for playing the half-giant dragon-lover Hagrid in the "Harry Potter" film series

As children on the set, Robbie used to keep us in fits of laughter and was one of the funniest individuals I've ever encountered, according to Radcliffe statement

(Robbie Coltrane) Such a sharp and clever individual. A master actor, a hilarious comic, and an incredible actress

(CNN)- According to his agent, Scott Henderson, Robbie Coltrane, the actor who portrayed the endearing gamekeeper Hagrid in the Harry Potter movie series, passed away on Friday. He was 72

Coltrane and Thompson collaborated on the six-part drama series "Tutti Frutti," for which Coltrane received his first British Academy Television Award nomination for best actor

He most recently won accolades for his performance in the 2016 miniseries "National Treasure" as a beloved TV star with a sinister secret