The family of Michael Gambon announced this September 28 the death of the actor at the age of 82 due to pneumonia. This news has caused a chain of messages of love and memories towards the one she played. Dumbledore, from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2003) until the end of the saga.
The Irish-British actor was very beloved among fans of the franchise created by JK Rowling, as well as by many other people related to the world of interpretation. Furthermore, his extensive film and theater career allowed him to reap great fame throughout the planet. It is not surprising that, shortly after learning of his death, the networks were flooded with tributes to him. We have collected some belonging to his companions in the saga Harry Potter.
James Phelps (Fred Weasley)
Known for playing one of the two twin brothers in the Weasley family, the actor took a few minutes to write an emotional message: “I am very sorry to learn of the death of Michael Gambon. “He was, in front of and behind the cameras, a legend.”
Next, Phelps He said that he shared many moments with Gambon during the filming of the sixth film and noted how fun and generous he was when sharing all his knowledge. Specifically, during the recording of the scene in the tower where Dumbledore was to die, James asked him for advice on a performance he had over the weekend and Michael agreed. to help despite being in the middle of one of the most intense parts for his character.
Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy)
The one who was father of Draco Malfoy In fiction he also wanted to remember the late actor: “The magnificent Michael Gambon has died. I learned what it was like to act thanks to Michael in The Singing Detective: complex, vulnerable and human. My great excitement about being in the movies Harry Potter was that he knew my name and shared his dirty, fearless sense of humor with me.
Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor Krum)
The actor who played the school champion Durmstrang in the Triwizard Tournament, from the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, He also wanted to remind the director of Hogwarts. “I am very saddened to know that we have lost another legend. Sir Michael Gambon, I am very grateful to have shared a set with you and I will always keep all the great memories, laughs and lessons forever,” he wrote Yanevsky in a story on his Instagram account.
Fiona Shaw (Petunia Dursley)
Fiona was in charge of bringing Harry Potter’s biological aunt to life. The actress remembered her on BBC Radio 4 in a sweet way, joking about her personality. “magnificent trickster”, but what with the text “I could do anything.”
A franchise that will never forget you
To the messages from actors and colleagues, as well as thousands of potterheads around the world, the post published by the official account of Harry Potter on their social networks: “We are incredibly sad to learn of the death of Sir Michael Gambon. He brought immeasurable joy to fans of Harry Potter around the world with his humor, kindness and sympathy. We will always keep his memory in our hearts.”
Jared Harris also honored Michael Gambon
The death of Richard Harris Before filming the third installment of the saga began, it was a hard blow for the franchise, which had to find someone new to play Dumbledore. The chosen one was Michael Gambon, although it was not the first option. Over time, she showed how incredibly capable she was for the role and won the affection of all fans of Harry Potter.
Jared Harris son of Richard and actor known for works such as the series Chernobyl, wanted to pay tribute to the one who took his father’s baton: “A brilliant actor. I saw him on stage several times and lives unforgettably in my memory. “He replaced my father’s Dumbledore, which was appropriate since he replaced Brando as my father’s favorite actor.”
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