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Harry Potter actor Dave Legeno has died at the age of 50.

movies-harry-potter-and-the-half-blood-princeThe British star, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the film franchise, was found by hikers in a remote area of California's Death Valley on Sunday (July 6).

According to TMZ, it is thought that Legeno had been hiking in the national park himself when he came into difficulties.

The area is notorious for its extremely high temperatures during the summer months, and Inyo County Sheriff's Department has indicated in its initial reports that they believe the actor died of heat-related issues. A coroner's investigation is pending.

The actor played Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter movies

Legeno, who was a successful mixed martial artist, also starred in Guy Ritchie's Snatch, Batman Begins and EastEnders.

He is survived by his daughter Wendy.
Robert Manser

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