Robbie Coltrane’s ashes are scattered around his favorite New York spots.
Director Amos Poe, 74, who played Robbie in the 1979 film “Subway Riders,” is married to the late “Harry Potter” and “Cookie” actor’s son Spencer McMillan and Together with their daughter Alice, they scattered Robbie’s ashes across Manhattan.
These locations include Katz’s Deli, where the famous orgasm scene in “When Harry Met Sally” starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal was filmed in 1989.
Robbie, who died in October at the age of 72, was a lifelong love of New York.
He says of the 135-year-old Katz’s at 205 East Houston Street: “Oh, the smell when they take the pastrami out of the oven. They put my picture on it, Frank Sinatra three. My life proudest moment.”
Robbie also said he “actually lived” in New York in the late 1970s and knew Blondie singer Debbie Haley, adding that it was “kind of like knowing God” at the time.
Mail Online reported on Saturday (14.01.23) that Amos and Robbie’s children posted photos on social media showing them cleaning him with small tubes in Washington Square Park and New York’s Film Forum cinema, among other locations. remains.
Robbie’s ashes were taken to Katz’s pastrami counter before Amos and Spencer were seen embracing each other.
Amos said online: “Look who’s passing by, like missing Scottish son Spencer McMillan.
“He took his father – Robbie Coltrane’s – ashes to scatter in his beloved New York. Honor and fitting. First stop at Washington Square Park…then Katz’s Deli, Pastrami Counter…Movie Forum… …”
Robbie, best known for playing the giant Hagrid in the “Harry Potter” film series, has died at Scotland’s Forth Valley Hospital after suffering from multiple organ failure, including sepsis and obesity.
Robbie, who starred in “James Bond,” spent the final years of his life in “constant pain” after cartilage in his knees collapsed.
He suffers from osteoarthritis and opened up in 2020 about his long-term health struggles, which have left him in a wheelchair and in pain so deep that he doesn’t want his “worst enemy” to suffer.
He told the Daily Express in his last interview in 2020: “When I was on National Treasure and Great Expectations, I was fighting pain 24 hours a day.
“I don’t have cartilage in my knee. It’s bone on bone.
Ex-alcoholic Robbie struggled to lose seven stone in 2016 after doctors warned failure to lose weight could leave him “lame”.
When he lost five stones, he started having “continuous pain throughout the day”, saying doctors found “no cartilage in one of my knees” after an exploratory surgery, adding that the cartilage had “completely broken down”.
In 2020, Robbie said he felt some relief after undergoing joint surgery in the United States.
He added at the time: “It was horrible. The relief from the pain and being able to sleep after the surgery changed my life.”
In addition to his children, Spencer and Alice, and older sister Annie, Robbie is survived by his mother of two, Rhona Gemmell, a sculptor whom Robbie married in 1999 but divorced in 2003.