This is so sad, beloved actor Michael Gambon has passed away.
Gambon, who is best known for his role as Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter movies, was battling pneumonia before his passing. Gambon’s publicist said that he passed away surrounded by loved ones.
His publicist also said in a statement, “We are devastated to announce the loss of Sir Michael Gambon. Beloved husband and father, Michael died peacefully in hospital with his wife Anne and Fergus at his bedside, following a bout of pneumonia. Michael was 82.”
The statement went on to say, “We ask that you respect our privacy at this painful time and thank you for your messages of support and love.”
Fans have been pouring their love and condolences to the actor. See what they had to say below.
We will continue to keep Michael Gambon’s family and loved one in our thoughts and prayers during this time.