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Kate remembers the late Robbie Coltrane

Kate has posted a message remembering her friend, the wonderful actor Robbie Coltrane, who died on Friday, aged 72. Robbie’s voice (“You must wake up!”) can be heard among those trying to rouse Kate from sleep in Waking The Witch. In 2011, he starred in the official music video for Deeper Understanding. He played the actor playing the subject matter of Kate’s song “Ken” in the Comic Strip Presents film, G.L.C. For millions around the world, of course, he’ll be known as the loveable giant Hagrid in the Harry Potter films as well as starring in the BAFTA-winning UK TV series, Cracker. Kate’s message from her official site:


I was very upset to hear the news about Robbie.
     I’m really grateful that he agreed to star in a video that we made some years ago. It was incredibly exciting to watch him at work and to be in the presence of his deeply profound intelligence and earthy wit. He was so much fun. I’m really going to miss him.
  I had so much respect for his many talents and his generosity of spirit. We’ve lost one of our great treasures…


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1 Comment

  1. What a lovely tribute to such a fine actor! I loved Robbie in all the roles he played. It must have been amazing for Kate to work with him. May he rest in peace. ?

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