Everyone knows about Dumbledore from Harry Potter and everyone is witness to the way he has made a name for himself and everyone also loves the character of Dumbledore. There is bad news for the fans of actor Michael Gambon who played this role because the actor has died. Michael Gambon, well remembered for his portrayal of Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter, has died at the age of 82. His publicist announced the actor’s death on 28th September.
Michael Gambon, Dumbledore, passes away at 82
Michael Gambon, who played Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight ‘Harry Potter’ films, died on Thursday, September 28th, according to his spokesperson. He was 82. According to a statement sent by his publicist, he died as a result of “a bout of pneumonia.” According to the family, “We are heartbroken to announce the death of Sir Michael Gambon.” Michael, a beloved husband and father, died quietly in hospital with his wife Anne and son Fergus at his side.
Gambon’s deep and drawling tones were instantly recognized no matter what part he took on in a career spanning more than five decades. After the death of his predecessor, Richard Harris, in 2002, he was cast as the much-loved Dumbledore.