Legendary “Harry Potter” actor Sir Michael Gambon has died at the age of 82.
The Irish-English star, known for playing Albus Dumbledore in the magical film franchise, died at a hospital after suffering from pneumonia.
Fellow actors and fans alike have taken to social media to express their condolences and to pay tribute to the star.
“Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling tweeted her condolences, calling Gambon a “wonderful man in additional to being an outstanding actor.”
“I’ve just heard the awful news about Michael Gambon,” Rowling, 58, tweeted. “The first time I ever laid eyes on him was in King Lear, in 1982, and if you’d told me then that brilliant actor would appear in anything I’d written, I’d have thought you were insane.
Daniel Radcliffe, for his part, issued a statement calling the late actor “silly, irreverent and hilarious.” 신규사이트
“The Crown” actor Jared Harris — whose father, Richard Harris, was the original Dumbledore — penned on X: “Hilarious! A brilliant actor. I saw him on stage several times, and he lives unforgettably in my memory.
Jason Isaacs, who famously portrayed Lucius Malfoy, noted on X: “Magnificent Michael Gambon has died. 안전놀이터
“The greatest thrill of being in the Potter films was that he knew my name and shared his fearless, filthy sense of fun with me,” he wrote. 온라인슬롯