Robbie Coltrane

Actor / Comedian / Screenwriter | * 03/30/1950 (71) | Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK))
Anthony Robert McMillan (born 30 March 1950), known professionally as Robbie Coltrane, is a Scottish actor, writer and comedian and is known for his performances on the stage and screen. He gained worldwide recognition as Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter film series (2001–2011), and as Valentin Dmitrovich Zhukovsky in the James Bond films GoldenEye (1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). He was appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2006 New Year Honours by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to drama. In 2011, he was honoured for his "outstanding contribution" to film at the British Academy Scotland Awards. His started his career appearing alongside Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, and Emma Thompson in the sketch series Alfresco (1983-1984). In 1987, he starred in the BBC miniseries Tutti Frutti alongside Thomspon for which he received his first British Academy T... ()
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Robbie Coltrane, is a Scottish actor, comedian and author. He is known both for his role as Dr Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald in the British TV series Cracker and as Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films.Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, the son of Jean McMillan Ross, a teacher and pianist, and Ian Baxter McMillan, a general practitioner who also served as a forensic police surgeon. He has an older sister, Annie, and a late younger sister, Jane.Coltrane moved into acting in his early twenties, taking the stage name Coltrane (in tribute to jazz saxophonist John Coltrane) and working in theatre and stand-up comedy. Coltrane soon moved into films, obtaining roles in a number of movies such as Flash Gordon. On television, he also appeared as Samuel Johnson in Blackadder.His roles went from strength to strength in the 1990s with the TV series Cracker and a BAFTA award as the stepping stone to parts in bigger films such as the James Bond films GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough and a major supporting role as half-giant Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Robbie Coltrane

Officer of The Order of The British Empire British Academy Scotland Awards

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Movies with Robbie Coltrane as Actor(87)

as Capt. Chisholm2021 The Ebb-Tide
as Doctor2014 Effie Gray
as Lord Dingwall (voice)2012 Brave
as Mr. Jaggers2012 Great Expectations
as Lead Elf (voice)2011 Arthur Christmas
as The Gruffalo (voice)2011 The Gruffalo's Child
as Inspector Hutton2011 The Hunt for Tony Blair
as Presenter (voice)2011 50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments
as The Gruffalo (voice)2009 The Gruffalo
as Gooby (voice)2009 Gooby
as Dr. Samuel Johnson/Self2008 Blackadder's Most Cunning Moments
as Curator2008 The Brothers Bloom
as Gregory (voice)2008 The Tale of Despereaux
as Lord Edward Foster2007 Provoked: A True Story
as Fitz2006 Cracker
as Prime Minister2006 Stormbreaker
as Matsui2004 Ocean's Twelve
as Mr. Hyde (voice)2004 Van Helsing: The London Assignment
as Mr. Hyde (voice)2004 Van Helsing
as James (voice)2004 Pride
as Jack Lennox QC2003 The Planman
as Sergeant Peter Godley2001 From Hell
as Delaney2001 On the Nose
as Tweedledum1999 Alice in Wonderland
as Valentin Zukovsky1999 The World Is Not Enough
as Charlie Toschi1999 Message in a Bottle
as Al Santana1998 Frogs for Snakes
as The Boss1998 Montana
as Dr. Bill Lintz1997 Buddy
as Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky1995 GoldenEye
as Zorran / 'N'1993 Space Virgins from Planet Sex
as The Old Man of Lochnagar1993 The Legend Of Lochnagar
as Todd1992 Oh, What a Night
as Steffano Baccardi1991 Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole
as Alonzo Turner1991 Perfectly Normal
as Albinizi, The Pope1991 The Pope Must Die
as Charlie McManus1990 Nuns on the Run
as (uncredited)1990 Where the Heart Is
as Victor Hazell1989 Danny the Champion of the World
as Taxi Driver1989 Lenny Live and Unleashed
as Sid Trample1989 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool
as Sir John Falstaff1989 Henry V
as Montclaire1989 Slipstream
as Ticket Seller1989 Let It Ride
as Goldie/Dutch/Celebrity1988 The Strike
as Annabelle1988 The Fruit Machine
as Spirit of Christmas1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol
as Jeremy1987 Eat the Rich
as Himself/Presenter1986 Hooray For Holyrood
as Thomas1986 Mona Lisa
as Mario1986 Absolute Beginners
as Scipione Borghese1986 Caravaggio
as Leo McAskey1986 Defence of the Realm
as Det. Sgt. Troy1985 The Supergrass
as New York Burgher1985 Revolution
as Man in the Bathroom1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation
as Harwood1984 Chinese Boxes
as Martin Bealey1983 The Crystal Cube
as Rhun1983 Krull
as Drunk1983 Loose Connections
as George1983 Ghost Dance
as Puff Guts1982 Scrubbers
as Picket1982 Britannia Hospital
as Detective Fritz Langley1981 Subway Riders
as Limousine Driver1980 Death Watch
as Man at Airfield1980 Flash Gordon

TV Shows/Series with Robbie Coltrane as Actor(46)

as Orson Welles2017 Urban Myths
as Paul Finchley2016 National Treasure
as Douglas Hain2009 Murderland
1997 Cracker
as Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald1993 Cracker
as Michael Moon1993 Frasier
as Big Daddy / That's Hollywood Narrator1987 French & Saunders
as Danny McGlone1987 Tutti Frutti
as Dr. Samuel Johnson1983 Blackadder
1982 Wogan
as himself1982 Wogan
as Slobber, Bouncer1982 The Young Ones
as Dr. Carlisle1982 The Young Ones
as Captain Blood1982 The Young Ones
as Gypsy/Shopkeeper1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Salesman/Screwball/Mario/Harry Kiri/Markoff1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Chief of Police1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Commander Jackson1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Goldie/Dutch/Celebrity1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Zorran/'N'1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Arnold Silverstein1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Barrister1982 The Comic Strip Presents
as Landlady/Gypsy1982 The Comic Strip Presents
1979 Minder
as himself1978 An Audience with...

TV Shows/Series with Robbie Coltrane as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1982 The Comic Strip Presents
Writing/Writer1982 The Comic Strip Presents

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 03/30 1950 (March) in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 71 years + 120 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Edinburgh, Glasgow School of Art
Other names for Robbie Coltrane (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Anthony Robert McMillan"
"Робби Колтрейн"
"Anthony McMillan"
Robbie Coltrane frequently works together with these people:
Peter Richardson (56x, Actor)
Dawn French (38x, Actress)
Jennifer Saunders (36x, Actress)
Adrian Edmondson (34x, Actor)
Rik Mayall (29x, Actor)
Nigel Planer (28x, Actor)
Keith Allen (20x, Actor)
Emma Watson (14x, Actress)
Hugh Laurie (14x, Actor)
Chris Columbus (14x, Crew)
Rupert Grint (13x, Actor)
J.K. Rowling (13x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1181, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/22/2021