Harry Potter actor Sir Michael Gambon dies aged 82

New Delhi: Famous British-Irish actor Sir Michael Gambon is no longer in this world. He has died at the age of 82. Michael Gambon played the lead role as Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter films. 
        Michael’s family has given information about his death on Thursday. “We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Sir Michael Gambone. Dear husband and father, Michael has passed away in hospital due to pneumonia.” 
       Born in Ireland, Gambon started his acting career in theater. In 1962, he acted for the first time at the Gates Theater in Dublin, the Irish capital. He was best known in Britain for playing a French spy in the ITV series Magritte and for his role as Philip Marlowe in screenwriter Dennis Potter’s The Singing Detective in 1986. 
      Michael Gambon won four television BAFTAs and an Olivier Award during his decades-long acting career in television, film, radio and theatre.