Heartland actor Robert Cormier dies at 33

Robert Cormier, a Toronto-born actor whose credits include « American Gods » and the long-running CBC series « Heartland » has died at age 33.

The funeral director at Ridley Funeral Home confirmed the death, but did not reveal a cause.

An obituary on the funeral home’s website describes Cormieras « an athlete, actor and big brother » whose memory will live on « through his passion for art and film. »

Cormier appeared on « Heartland » as Finn Cotter, the grandson of Duncan Fraser’s Al Cotter.

The « Heartland » production team said on social media that they were « deeply saddened » by the news and described Cormier as a beloved cast member for two seasons.

CBC adds in a separate statement that Cormier « was a remarkable young man. »

Cormier’s credits also included guest appearances on the defunct CBS/Global series « Ransom » and ABC/CTV’s « Designated Survivor. »

“He had a passion for helping others and was always looking to do more,” reads the obituary.

« He enjoyed movie nights with his family and looked up to his father very much. He impacted many people throughout his life, be it his family, teammates and friends. »

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on September 28, 2022.


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