Robbie Coltrane, b. 1950. Actor
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Robbie Coltrane, b. 1950. Actor 12 June 2000
  • Scottish Art
Robbie Coltrane has had a hugely successful career in TV, stage and film. Born Anthony Robert McMillan in South Lanarkshire, he studied at Glasgow School of Art and Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh, before getting involved in theatre and stand-up comedy in his early twenties. It was then that he adopted his stage name. Coltrane became known through such TV shows as ‘Tutti Frutti’, in 1987, and ‘Cracker’ in the 1990s. He then entered the world stage with parts in the Bond films, ‘Goldeneye’, 1995, and ‘The World Is Not Enough’, 1999. More recently, from 2001-11, he was cast as Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, after J.K. Rowling championed him for the role. In 2006 Coltrane won an OBE for his services to drama.

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  • Acc. No. PGP 284.7
  • Medium Silver gelatine bromide toned print
  • Size 44.00 x 35.40 cm
  • Credit Purchased 2002