Actor Sir Michael Gambon has died peacefully in hospital aged 82, according to his family.
He is best known for playing Hogwarts headmaster Dumbledore in a number of the Harry Potter films.
Sir Michael began his acting career more than 60 years ago, and was one of the original members of the Royal National Theatre alongside Laurence Olivier.
He is also known for playing French detective Jules Maigret in the ITV series Maigret, as well as starring in the BBC series, The Singing Detective.
A statement issued on behalf of Lady Gambon and son Fergus Gambon said: “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, following a bout of pneumonia.”