Robert Cormier, a Toronto TV and movie actor who performed Finn Cotter on the long-running Canadian drama sequence Heartland, died on Sept. 23. He was 33.
No explanation for dying was given in Cormier’s obituary, however the actor’s sister Stephanie advised The Hollywood Reporter that he died in an Etobicoke hospital after sustaining accidents from a fall.
Cormier can also be recognized for portraying Equipment Jennings within the third season of Netflix’s horror anthology sequence Slasher and Winston in Starz’s American Gods.
Cormier is remembered as “an athlete, an actor, and an amazing brother,” in line with an obituary.
“He had a ardour for serving to others and was all the time seeking to obtain extra,” the obituary reads. “Rob’s reminiscence will reside on via his ardour for artwork and movie; in addition to his three sisters who meant the world to him.”
Cormier first appeared on Heartland within the fifteenth season, the place he performed a brand new love curiosity for the present’s principal character Amy Fleming, performed by Canadian Amber Marshall. He’s anticipated to additionally function within the present’s sixteenth season, which is scheduled to premiere on Oct. 2.
Following the information of Cormier’s dying, UpTV — which syndicates Heartland within the U.S. — paid tribute to the late actor with an Instagram put up.
The community shared a photograph of Cormier beside co-star Marshall and wrote: “Robert Cormier, aka Heartland’s Finn, was a tremendous expertise, gone too quickly. We’re deeply saddened to study of his passing.”
Heartland’s official Instagram account additionally honoured Cormier, writing: “We’re deeply saddened to study of the passing of Robert Cormier. He was a beloved member of Heartland forged the final two seasons. On behalf of the Heartland forged and crew, our ideas are with him and his household, who’ve requested for privateness throughout this troublesome time.”
Cormier was born in Toronto on June 14, 1989, and studied economics at York College earlier than pursuing his ambitions to turn out to be an actor. He graduated from the Toronto Academy of Performing for Movie & Tv in 2014 and landed his first main performing gig two years later when he appeared on ABC’s Designated Survivor, in line with his IMDb web page.
Cormier is survived by his dad and mom Robert and Lisa, his sisters Brittany, Krystal and Stephanie, his grandmother Joanne, in addition to aunts, uncles and cousins.
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