Harry Potter's ‘Dumbledore’ Michael Gambon dies at 82

2023-09-28 15:53:49 | Last Update : 2023-09-28 16:01:26

British actor Michael Gambon, who played the character of Albus Dumbledore in the world-famous Harry Potter series, died at 82.

Harry Potter's ‘Dumbledore’ Michael Gambon dies at 82
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It was announced that the British-Irish actorMichael Gambon, who gave life to the character of Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter, one of the world's most famous series, died.

The death of 82-year-old Michael Gambon, known for his role as Dumbledore, the wise professor of the "Harry Potter" series, saddened his fans.

Gambon began acting on the theatre stage in the early 1960s. Gambon, who later moved to television and cinema, was also known for his roles as a psychotic mafia leader in Peter Greenaway's "Cook, Thief, Wife and Lover" in 1989 and as the elderly King George V in Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" in 2010.

Gambon, who captured the hearts of millions with his role as Dumbledore in the "Harry Potter" series, which he took over from the third film of the eight-film series after replacing Richard Harris in 2004, was born on 19 October 1940 in Dublin to a tailor mother and an engineer father.

Source: Newsroom

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