Actor Michael Gambon, who played principal Albus Dumbledore in the “Harry Potter” series, has passed away at 82
According to international media outlets, on September 28th (KST), Michael Gambon’s family announced that he died peacefully at the age of 82 from pneumonia.
The bereaved family said “We ask that you respect our privacy at this painful time and thank you for your messages of support and love.”
Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1940, Michael Gambon began his acting career in Dublin’s Gate Theatre in 1962.
He made his name known to the world in 1980 when he appeared in the play ‘Galileo’.
Michael Gambon starred in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” on behalf of Richard Harris, who passed away, and was loved by young audiences for his role as Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter movies.