Harry Potter’s Professor Albus Dumbledore, Sir Michael Gambon, dies at 82

Cinema lovers shocked by the death of Harry Potter’s Professor Albus Dumbledore, Sir Michael Gambon no more
Senior actor Sir Michael Gambon, who ruled the hearts of people by playing the role of Professor Albus Dumbledore in ‘Harry Potter’, is no more.
‘Harry Potter’ is a series of seven fantasy novels written by British author JK Rowling. The films made with the same name on all these novels were also huge hits all over the world. The role of Professor Albus Dumbledore in these films was such that everyone loved it. Now a sad news has come for the fans of Dumbledore, it is reported that senior actor Sir Michael Gambon, who played this role, has passed away.

The family gave information about Sir Michael Gambon

Actor Sir Michael Gambon has died in hospital aged 82, his family say. He was best known for playing Professor Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight ‘Harry Potter’ films. Dublin-born Sir Michael worked in TV, film, theater and radio during a career spanning five decades. He won four BAFTAs.

Michael Gambon
Sir Michael Gambon (Harry Potter’s Professor Albus Dumbledore)

Pneumonia took his life

His wife Gambon and son Fergus said their “beloved husband and father” was with his family in his final moments after suffering from pneumonia as he peacefully said goodbye to the world.

These characters are also memorable

As well as his lead role in Harry Potter, based on the novels by JK Rowling, Sir Michael played French detective Jules Maigret in the ITV series Maigret. He is also known for playing Philip Marlowe in Dennis Potter’s ‘The Singing Detective’ on BBC. He began his career as one of the original members of the Royal National Theater in London and performed in many of Shakespeare’s plays. He was knighted in 1998 for services to the entertainment industry.

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