Robbie Coltrane

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane Full Name: Robbie Coltrane [Anthony Robert McMillan]
Nationality:

Scottish

Profession: Actor and Comedian
Why Famous: Born Anthony Robert McMillan, Robbie Coltrane took the stage name Coltrane in tribute to the jazz legend John Coltrone.

Coltrane rose to prominence in the 1990s TV drama "Cracker" playing the psychologist Dr. Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald, for which he won 3 British Bafta awards.

Colbrane is also well known for his portrayal of Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter movie franchise 2001-2011, based on the books by J. K. Rowling.

Born: March 30, 1950 (67 years old)
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Married Life

  • 1999-12-11 Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane marries Rhona Gemmell

Historical Events in the Life of Robbie Coltrane

  • 1993-09-27 British crime series "Cracker" created by Jimmy McGovern starring Robbie Coltrane debuts on ITV in the UK
  • 2001-11-14 "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" the 1st film adaptation of the books by J. K. Rowling, is released starring Daniel Radcliffe
  • 2002-11-14 Film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is released, based on the second book by J. K. Rowling
  • 2004-05-31 "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", the 3rd film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released in UK cinemas
  • 2005-11-06 "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres in London. Goes on to become most successful film of the year, earning almost US$ 900 million.
  • 2007-07-11 "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", the 5th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released
  • 2009-07-15 "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", the 6th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide
  • 2010-11-19 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide
  • 2011-07-07 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London