Following last night’s news about the tragic death of “Harry Potter” actor Dave Legeno, his colleagues have taken to social media to pay tribute.
Several hashtags are making their way across Twitter – #RIPDaveLegeno, #DaveLegeno and #FenrirGreyback (in reference to his “Potter” character), among them.
Legeno’s “Potter” co-star Tom Felton Tweeted a reaction, along with an Instagram photo of the two in a promotional image.
— Tom Felton (@TomFelton) July 11, 2014
Legeno’s “The Cottage” director shared this note.
RIP Dave Legeno. Tough but lovely star of The Cottage, pleasure to work with and a real shame. Heart goes out to family. #DaveLegeno
— Paul Andrew Williams (@SteelMillPaul) July 12, 2014
Legeno’s “Rise of the Footsoldier” and “Dead Cert” costar Craig Fairbrass was understandably emotional.
Absolutely gutted & shocked!! to hear of the death of a genuine powerhouse of a man and actor but also a lovely geezer /big Dave Legeno RIPX
— Craig Fairbrass (@craigfairbrass) July 11, 2014
Acting colleague Fabrizio Santino shared kind words and a photo.
— Fab Santino (@TheFabSantino) July 12, 2014
As did actress Joanna Ke.
— Joanna Ke (@joanna_ke) July 11, 2014
Producer and agent Jaime Milner just spoke with him.
I'm sorry to hear of the news about actor Dave Legeno, we spoke just last week about him attending the event – a great guy #RIPDave
— Jaime Milner (@jaimemilner) July 11, 2014
Legeno’s “Rise of the Footsoldier” co-star Mark Killeen says goodbye to his “dear friend.”
Rip dave legeno a legend and a dear friend xxx pic.twitter.com/zxcmrpjjdX
— Mark Killeen (@MarkKilleen72) July 11, 2014
Legeno’s “Bonded by Blood” director Sacha Bennett bemoans the next project that never will be.
Just heard the news about Dave Legeno, RIP my friend. Fun memories from BondedByBlood, wanted to do another with you.
— Sacha Bennett (@SachaBennett) July 11, 2014
And “Bonded by Blood” author Bernard O’Mahoney lent his condolences.
RIP Big Dave Legeno who played Jack Whomes in Bonded by Blood. http://t.co/4cJsa6gZrR
— Bernard O`Mahoney (@BernardOMahoney) July 11, 2014
Our condolences with his friends and family during this difficult time.