Fans mourn death of Albus Dumbledore actor Michael Gambon

As news of the death of Michael Gambon spread around the world, tributes to the second actor who brought “Harry Potter” headmaster Albus Dumbledore to life started to fill social media.

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The official Harry Potter account on X, formerly known as Twitter, wrote, “He brought immeasurable joy to Harry Potter Fans from all over the world with his humour, kindness and grace. We will forever hold his memory in our hearts.”

James Phelps, who portrayed Fred Weasley in the “Harry Potter” series, reminisced about his time on set with Gambon.

And fans of the Dumbledore character are paying tribute to the actor with images of wands raised in honor of Gambon or quotes from the “Harry Potter” books and films.

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