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 demise was given in Cormier’s obituary, however the actor’s sister Stephanie instructed The Hollywood Reporter that he died in an Etobicoke hospital after sustaining accidents from a fall.
Cormier can be recognized for portraying Package 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 excellent brother,” in keeping with an obituary.
“He had a ardour for serving to others and was at all times seeking to obtain extra,” the obituary reads. “Rob’s reminiscence will reside on by way of 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 fundamental character Amy Fleming, performed by Canadian Amber Marshall. He’s anticipated to additionally characteristic within the present’s sixteenth season, which is scheduled to premiere on Oct. 2.
Following the information of Cormier’s demise, 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 be taught of his passing.”
Heartland’s official Instagram account additionally honoured Cormier, writing: “We’re deeply saddened to be taught 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 tough time.”
Cormier was born in Toronto on June 14, 1989, and studied economics at York College earlier than pursuing his ambitions to change into an actor. He graduated from the Toronto Academy of Appearing for Movie & Tv in 2014 and landed his first main appearing gig two years later when he appeared on ABC’s Designated Survivor, in keeping 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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