Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane’s ashes scattered at favourite restaurant.
Robbie Coltrane’s ashes have been scattered at one of his favourite restaurants.
The Harry Potter star, from Rutherglen, passed away on October Friday, October 14 leaving fans around the world devastated.
Now his loved ones have spread his ashes in his ‘beloved’ New York at Katz’s deli, which is famous for its appearance in "When Harry Met Sally”.
The 72-year-old also had his remains scattered in Washington Square Park and the Film Forum in a “befitting” tribute.
Coltrane’s son Spencer McMillan bid one last goodbye to his father by taking his ashes around Manhattan.
Joining him was American director and screenwriter Amos Poe, who cast Coltrane cast Coltrane in 1981 thriller Subway Riders.
The director took to Instagram to share the news after the emotional occasion, reports our sister title The Herald.
He posted showing the pair scatter Coltrane’s ashes in Washington Square Park in Manhattan, with the caption: “Look at who stopped by, like the lost Scottish son of sorts, Spencer McMillan.
"He bring his father’s - Robbie Coltrane - ashes to spread in his beloved New York.
"Honored and befitting.
"First stop Washington Square Park…. then Katz’s deli, pastrami counter… the Film Forum…”
Coltrane, whose real name is Anthony Robert McMillan, was best known for playing the beloved Hogwarts gamekeeper Hagrid and starring as criminal psychologist Dr Eddie ‘Fitz’ Fitzgerald in ITV’s crime drama Cracker.
He is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice and their mother Rhona Gemmell.