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Harry Potter Actor Robert Hardy Passes Away

Actor Robert Hardy, who you may know better for the 4 Harry Potter films he stared in as Cornelius Fudge, the Minister for Magic, has died at the age of 91.

Hardy was the proud parent of 3 children, who spoke to BBC News and released this statement,

Via E! News:

"Gruff, elegant, twinkly, and always dignified, he is celebrated by all who knew him and loved him, and everyone who enjoyed his work,they also added that Hardy had a "tremendous life" and "a giant career in theatre, television and film spanning more than 70 years."

"Dad is also remembered as a meticulous linguist, a fine artist, a lover of music and a champion of literature, as well a highly respected historian, and a leading specialist on the longbow," they said. "He was an essential part of the team that raised the great Tudor warship The Mary Rose."

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