Sir Michael Gambon, the actor best known to the general public as Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, has died. The Irish-British actor is 82 years old.
Died in hospital
His wife, Lady Gambon, and son Fergus just announced the sad news through their publicist Clair Dobbs. The family says that the actor suffered from severe pneumonia and eventually succumbed to it in the hospital. They now ask for privacy during this sad time.
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 son Fergus at his bedside, after a bout of pneumonia. Michael was 82 years old. We ask that you respect our privacy during this painful time and thank you for your support and love.
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