‘Heartland’ Actor Robert Cormier Has Passed Away At 33

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Actor Robert Cormier, best known for his role as Finn Cotter on the beloved long-running family drama, Heartland, has passed away at the age of 33.

According to his obituary, Cormier passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022 and while a cause of death was not stated, the actor’s sister told The Hollywood Reporter that he passed away due to injuries sustained in a fall.

In his obituary, Comier was remembered as “an athlete, an actor, and a great brother.”

“He had a passion for helping others and was always looking to achieve more. He enjoyed movie nights with his family, and looked up greatly to his father,” the obituary read. “He impacted many people throughout his life whether it was family, teammates and friends.”

The obituary continues, “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.”

Following the news of his passing, Heartland‘s parent station UPtv shared a tribute to the late actor on social media.

“Robert Cormier, aka Heartland’s Finn, was an amazing talent, gone too soon,” the network wrote alongside a photo of the actor with his co-star Amber Mitchell.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing. Our sincere condolences go out to his friends, family, and co-workers.”

The show’s official Instagram account also remembered Comier on social media.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Robert Cormier. He was a beloved member of the Heartland cast the last two seasons,” the show wrote in their statement on Instagram. “On behalf of the Heartland cast and crew, our thoughts are with him and his family, who have asked for privacy during this difficult time.”

Cormier first joined the series in season 15 as a new love interest for the lead character Amy played by Amber Mitchell. His character is still expected to appear in the 16th season which begins on October 2.

Aside from his role on Heartland, the actor also appeared on the Netflix series Slasher, as well as guest appearances on Designated SurvivorRansom and American Gods. 

Telisa Carter

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