Robbie Coltrane is a famous Scottish actor, comedian, voice actor, writer, screenwriter, and author. Robbie Coltrane is best known for his role as Hagrid in popular Harry Potter movies.
Table of Biography
Robbie Coltrane was born on March 30, 1950, and is currently 71 years old. Born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, Robbie holds Scottish nationality. Similarly, he is from a Christian family and his birth sign is Pisces.
Moving towards his family details, his father’s name is Baxter McMillan and his mother’s name is Jean Ross Howie. Baxter is a general practitioner and a forensic police surgeon and Jena is a pianist and a teacher. Similarly, he also has an elder sister named Annie and a younger sister named Jane. In addition, his great-grandfather Thomas Howie and his uncle Forbes Howie are Scottish businessmen.
Talking about his educational details, Robbie studied at the Belmont House School first. Then, he shifted to Glenalmond College in Perthshire. After that, Robbie moved to Glasgow School of Art and then to Moray House College of Education in Edinburgh and graduated from there.
Professional Life and Career
Robbie started his career in his early twenties working in theatre and comedy. His performance in the BBC television comedy series “A Kick Up the Eighties” was hugely appreciated, After that, he got roles in several good series including “The Comic Strip Presents” (1982), “Alfresco” (1983-1984), and “Laugh??? I Nearly Paid My License Fee” (1984). Furthermore, some of his excellent TV series include “Tutti Frutti” (1987), “Cracker” (1993-2006), “Murderland” (2009), “National Treasure” (2016), and many more. Similarly, his most recent TV series is “Urban Myths” in which he acted as Orson Welles from 2019 to 2020.
After achieving success in the TV industry, he moved to the film industry. Robbie has appeared in several great movies including “Flash Gordon” (1980), “Death Watch” (1980), “Scrubbers” (1984), “Loose Connections” (1983), “Eat The Rich” (1987), “Midnight Breaks” (1990), “The Adventures of Huck Finn” (1993), “Message in a bottle” (1999), Van Helsing” (2004), “Stormbreaker” (2006), and many more. Similarly, from 2001 to 2011 Robbie appeared in many Harry Potter movies as Hagrid. His most recent movie is “Effie Gray” (2015). Currently, he has not signed endorsement deals with any brands. However, it is sure that he will surely be endorsing some of the top brands from around the world real soon in the future.
The multi-talented guy has earned a decent amount of money throughout his long career. According to some online resources, Robbie owns an estimated net worth of $4 million US dollars. He earned most of his wealth from his acting career followed by his other professions.
Robbie has earned several awards in his career. He first won the “Peter Sellers Award for Comedy” in 1991. Similarly, in 1994, he won the Royal Television Society Awards and got nominated for the same award in 2017. However, his other awards include “Outstanding Actor in a Mini-Series” (2017), CableACE Awards (1995), Broadcasting Press Guild Awards (1994, 2017), BAFTA Awards (2011), and many more.
Reflecting on her relationship status, Robbie was previously married to Rhona Gemmell. The ex-couple got married on December 11, 1999. Similarly, they also had two children: a son named Spencer (Born in 1992) and a daughter named Alice (born in 1998). However, Robbie and Rhina got divorced in the year 2003 for private reasons. Furthermore, Robbie is single as of now.
Robbie is a large guy talking about his physical statistics. He stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m) tall and weighs around 127 kg (280lbs.). Similarly, Robbie has an endomorph body type, a rectangular face shape, and a broad nose. In addition, he has salt and pepper color hair with a pair of black eyes. In 2016, he was confined to a wheelchair. He is in proper health as of now.
When it comes to his social media handle, Robbie is seen on Instagram and Twitter. He has an Instagram account with over 12.3k followers. To date, Robbie has 85 posts that include pictures and videos related to her personal and professional life. Also, he has a Twitter account with nearly 2000 followers. However, Robbie is inactive on Twitter since a long time ago.