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Robbie Coltrane Is 'Fine' Following Health Scare

A representative for Robbie Coltrane is adamant the Harry Potter star will be "fine" after he was taken ill on a flight to Florida on Thursday (29Jan15).The 64 year old was rushed to hospital upon...

Robbie Coltrane Hospitalised After Falling Ill On Flight

Robbie Coltrane, the Scottish actor best known for his role on the BBC's crime-drama Cracker and as Rebeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter series, has been rushed to hospital after suffering from severe flu-like symptoms...

Robbie Coltrane Hospitalised

Robbie Coltrane has been hospitalised.The 64-year-old actor - who played Rubeus Hagrid in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise - was immediately admitted to a medical facility in Orlando after getting off a flight on Thursday...

Actor Robbie Coltrane Hospitalised

Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane was rushed to hospital on Thursday (29Jan15) after falling ill on a flight from London to the U.S.A representative for the Scottish star, 64, confirms that the actor suffered from...

Effie Gray: Does It Take Victorian Repression Too Far?

Critics have been divided about the latest British period drama to hit cinemas. Effie Gray is based on a notorious true scandal from the mid-19th century, and most reviews have commented that the buttoned-up approach...

Warwick Davis: Harry Potter Set Smelled

The 'Harry Potter' set used to smell of rotting food, Warwick Davis has recalled.The 44-year-old actor - who played both Professor Flitwick and goblin bank teller Griphook in the fantasy franchise - has revealed that...

Brave Takes Home The Oscar For Best Animated Film Academy Awards Ceremony

Pixar added yet another Academy Award to the pile last night as the Disney-owned studio's fantasy blast from the past Brave picked up the top prize for animation at the star-studded event.The film, inspired by...

Daniel Radcliffe Wrote Apology Letter To Robbie Coltrane Over Phone Prank

Daniel Radcliffe once wrote a grovelling apology to his Harry Potter co-star Robbie Coltrane after an on-set phone prank went too far.The Scottish actor, who played half-man, half-giant Hagrid in the wizard franchise, was fuming...

Robbie Coltrane Losing Weight For Knee Surgery

Harry Potter heavyweight Robbie Coltrane has embarked on a diet to lose more than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) so he can undergo a knee operation.The actor, who played half-man, half-giant Hagrid in the wizard franchise,...

Star-studded 'Great Expectations' To Make European Debut In London

A star-studded latest adaptation of Charles DICkens' novel Great Expectations is to have its European premiere as the closing film of the London Film Festival in October, according to The Daily Telegraph. Helena Bonham Carter...

Robbie Coltrane Turns Down Tv Genealogy Show

Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane turned down the chance to research his genealogy on TV because he was convinced he would learn nothing new.The heavyweight actor was asked to trace his lineage on U.K. family...

Robbie Coltrane Always Wanted Kid's Movie Role

Robbie Coltrane always wanted to be in children's movies.The actor appeared in all eight 'Harry Potter' films as the loveable gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid and he says being in a successful family franchise was an ambition...

Robbie Coltrane Honoured At Scottish Baftas

Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane was the toast of the Scottish Bafta Awards on Sunday (13Nov11) as he was acknowledged for his longrunning career.The actor was honoured for his "outstanding contribution to film" at the...

Stars Design Candle Holders For Charity

RICKY GERVAIS, ROBBIE COLTRANE, and singer ELAINE PAIGE are among a host of British stars who have designed their own candle holder for charity.Model Sophie Dahl, funnyman Stephen Fry, veteran actor Bernard Cribbins, and former...

Rachel Weisz's Unicycle Lessons

Rachel Weisz learnt how to ride a unicycle in two weeks for 'The Brothers Bloom'. The 40-year-old actress - who plays eccentric heiress Penelope in the Rian Johnson-directed comedy - confesses she had little time...

Coltrane Fears End Of Potter

Heavyweight actor ROBBIE COLTRANE dreads the day the HARRY POTTER movie franchise ends - because he has no idea where his next job will come from.The Scottish star shot to international fame with his role...

Rian Johnson: Brothers Bloom Casting Was Surprise

Writer-director Rian Johnson revealed he was amazed when the likes of Rachel Weisz and Adrien Brody signed up for his second feature The Brothers Bloom.The film received its European premiere at the Times BFI 52nd...

By on 28 October 2008

Coltrane's Picture Used On 'Wanted Poster'

An image of HARRY POTTER star ROBBIE COLTRANE has been featured on a wanted poster in New Zealand. A photograph of the British actor has been used on a police information leaflet appealing for help...

Craig Kiss Raises $38,000

Actors DANIEL CRAIG, HUGH GRANT and ROBBIE COLTRANE raised $38,000 (GBP19,000) by selling their kisses at auction - to JAMES BOND producer BARBARA BROCCOLI. The Quantum of Solace producer paid the sum to lock lips...

Cleese Denies Morgan + Coltrane Fight

British actor JOHN CLEESE has denied seeing AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge PIERS MORGAN fighting with HARRY POTTER star ROBBIE COLTRANE while they all dined at a famed London restaurant. Morgan and Coltrane - who plays...

Attenborough Tops Santa Poll

Legendary British actor Richard Attenborough has topped a poll of filmgoers' favourite on-screen Father Christmas.Attenborough beat other rosy-cheeked, loveable Santas for his role in the 1994 remake of the classic Christmas feel-good movie Miracle on...

By on 10 December 2007

Coltrane Mobbed By Monks

HARRY POTTER star ROBBIE COLTRANE was stunned when he was mobbed by a gang of Tibetan monks. The holy men recognised Coltrane as Rubeau Hagrid in the boy wizard movies during the actor's recent visit...

Potter Fever Sees Record Book Orders

HARRY POTTER fever is once again striking the nation, with THE DEATHLY HALLOWS pre-ordered almost 1.6 million times ahead of its July 21st release date.Tonight sees the European premiere of the latest movie THE ORDER...

By on 03 July 2007

Coltrane Defends Cracker

Scottish actor ROBBIE COLTRANE has defended the latest series of CRACKER, after US critics complained the crime drama paints an unfair portrayal of Americans. Coltrane has reprised his role as forensic psychologist DOCTOR EDDIE 'FITZ'...

Coltrane Blasts Hollywood

HARRY POTTER star ROBBIE COLTRANE is no longer interested in making Hollywood films, because they are almost always aimed at teenagers. The Scottish actor believes the movie industry needs to start making more films for...

Coltrane: 'Us Censors Have Cleaned Up Cracker'

HARRY POTTER star ROBBIE COLTRANE is amused by America's strict TV censorship laws - because his tough-talking detective character in CRACKER can't even smoke. The burly Scottish star urges US watchdogs to adopt British rules...

Coltrane Turns Down Hollywood For 'Sane' Family

HARRY POTTER star ROBBIE COLTRANE refuses to quit his remote Scottish home for a glamorous life in Hollywood because he fears the Californian lifestyle will change his family forever. Coltrane, who plays friendly giant HAGRID...

Harry Potter Character Based On Hell's Angel

ROBBIE COLTRANE based his larger-than-life HARRY POTTER character HAGRID on a Hell's Angel. Coltrane was inspired by a beefy biker he knew in England, and copied many of his mannerisms to play JK ROWLING's beloved...

Rowling Raises Funds For Ms Charity

HARRY POTTER creator JK ROWLING's masquerade charity ball raised over $340,000 (GBP200,000) for the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland, yesterday (17MAR06). Hollywood actor ROBBIE COLTRANE, who stars as HAGRID in the wizardry movie series, attended, while...

Coltrane And Staunton Honoured By Queen

HARRY POTTER giant ROBBIE COLTRANE and VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON will both receive honours from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Coltrane, who plays Potter's over-sized friend HAGRID in the boy wizard series, is being...

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