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‘Heartland’ actor Robert Cormier dies aged 33

Robert Cormier, a Toronto TV and film actor who played Finn Cotter in the long-running Canadian drama series Hartlanddied on Sept. 23. He was 33.

Cormier’s obituary did not list a cause of death, but the actor’s sister, Stephanie, told The Hollywood Reporter that he died at an Etobicoke hospital after sustaining injuries from a fall.

Cormier is also known for portraying Kit Jennings in the third season of Netflix’s horror anthology series slasher and Winston at Starz’s american gods.

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Cormier is remembered as “an athlete, an actor and a big brother,” according to an obituary.

“He had a passion for helping others and was always looking for more,” the obituary reads. “Rob’s memory will live on through his passion for art and film; as well as his three sisters who meant the world to him.”

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Cormier first appeared on Hartland in the 15th season, where he played a new love interest for the show’s lead character, Amy Fleming, played by Canadian Amber Marshall. He is also expected to appear on the show’s 16th season, which premieres October 2.

Following the news of Cormier’s death, UpTV – those syndicates Hartland in the US — paid tribute to the late actor with an Instagram post.

The network shared a photo of Cormier alongside co-star Marshall, writing: “Robert Cormier, aka Heartland’s Fin, was an amazing talent, gone too soon. We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing.”

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Heartlands official Instagram account also honored Cormier, writing: “We are deeply saddened to hear of Robert Cormier’s passing. He was a beloved member of Hartland cast the last two seasons. On behalf of Hartland cast and crew, our thoughts are with him and his family, who have asked for privacy during this difficult time.”

Born in Toronto on June 14, 1989, Cormier studied economics at York University before pursuing his ambitions to become an actor. He graduated from the Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television in 2014 and got his first major acting gig two years later when he appeared on ABC. Designated survivor, according to his IMDb page.

Cormier is survived by his parents Robert and Lisa, his sisters Brittany, Krystal and Stephanie, his grandmother Joanne, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.

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