Robbie Coltrane, 73
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  • Birthday
    March 30, 1950
  • Birthplace
    Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Age
    73 Years

Robbie Coltrane is a popular Scottish actor, author, screenwriter, comedian, writer, and voice actor. Robbie Coltrane is best known for his role as Hagrid in the famous Harry Potter Movies.

Early Life and Family

Robbie Coltrane was born on 1950, 30 March in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. He is currently 71 years old. Her nationality is Scottish. Besides that, his birth sign is Pisces and her religion is Christianity. Moreover, his father’s name is Baxter McMillan and his mother’s name is Jean Ross Howie. His father is a general practitioner and a forensic police surgeon and his mother is a pianist and a teacher.

Besides that, he has got 2 sisters named Annie who is his elder sister and he also has got a younger sister named Jane. He is from a good family where his uncle Forbes Howie and his great-grandfather Thomas Howie are Scottish businessmen.

Robbie Coltrane with his friends Source: ScoopnestRobbie Coltrane with his friends Source: Scoopnest

Talking about her educational history, he studied at the Belmont House School at first and after shifted to Glenalmond College in Perthshire. Later, he moved to Glasgow School of Art and then to Moray House College of Education in Edinburgh and graduated from there.

Professional Life and Achievements

Robbie Coltrane started his successful career in his early twenties working in comedy and theatre. Coltrane’s performance in the BBC television comedy series “A Kick Up the Eighties” was hugely appreciated. Later, he got a role in many series including “Laugh??? I Nearly Paid My License Fee”1984. “Alfresco” from 1983 to 1984, “the Comic Strip Presents” in 1982.

Moreover, some of his successful series are “Murderland” in 2009, “National Treasure” in 2016, “Cracker” from 1993 to 2006, “Tutti Frutti” in 1987, as well as many others. Coltrane acted as Orson Welles from 2019 to 2020 in his most recent TV series is “Urban Myths”.

After some time, Coltrane moved to the film industry. He has appeared in many great movies including “Death Watch” in 1980, “Flash Gordon” in 1980, “Loose Connections” in 1983, “Scrubbers” in 1984, “Midnight Breaks” in 1990, “Eat The Rich” in 1987,  “Message in a bottle” in 1999, “The Adventures of Huck Finn” in 1993, “Stormbreaker” in 2006,  Van Helsing” in 2004 as well as many others. He appeared in many Harry Potter movies as Hagrid from 2001 to 2011. His recent movie is “Effie Gray” which was released in 2015.

Robbie Coltrane in the movie Harry Potter Source: London Film And Comic ConRobbie Coltrane in the movie Harry Potter Source: London Film And Comic-Con

He has got many achievements and awards in his life. In 1991, Coltrane won the “Peter Sellers Award for Comedy” and Royal Television Society Awards in 1994 as well as he was also nominated for the same award in 2017. Some of his other awards are CableACE Awards in 1995, Broadcasting Press Guild Awards from 1994 to 2017, “Outstanding Actor in a Mini-Series” in 2017, BAFTA Awards in 2011, and many others.

Personal Life and Net Worth

Robbie Coltrane was married to Rhona Gemmell in  1999, on December 11. This sweet couple had two children named Spencer(Son) who was born in 1992 and Alice(Daughter) who was born in 1998. But due to some reasons, they got divorced in the year 2003. As of now, he is single.

Robbie Coltrane with his Ex-Partner Source: The MirrorRobbie Coltrane with his Ex-Partner Source: The Mirror

Moreover, he has earned a decent amount of money throughout his long career. As per the record, his net worth is around $4 million.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Robbie Coltrane has got a height of 6 feet and 1 inch and his weight is around 127 kilogram. Moreover, he has an endomorph body type, broad nose, and rectangular face shape. Besides that, his eye color is black, and has salt and pepper color hair.

Similarly, he is not that active on social sites. He has only got 15.5k followers in his Instagram account and 2.05k followers in his Twitter account.

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