Harry Potter's beloved Hagrid, Robbie Coltrane, dies aged 72

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The half-giant dragon enthusiast Hagrid from the "Harry Potter" movie series, Robbie Coltrane, passed away on Friday.

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NBC News received confirmation of the actor's death from a William Morris Endeavor spokesperson.

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According to his handlers, the actor has lately been unwell and inactive.

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"One of the funniest guys I've ever met was Robbie Coltrane,"

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Says Daniel Radcliffe. He was a one-in-a-million talent, according to J.K. Rowling, who always made going to work enjoyable.

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James Phelps remembers his first day on set in 2000, when he was a scared 14-year-old.

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The cause of death wasn't made known right away. "I will remember him as an abidingly devoted customer," said agent Belinda Wright.

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