'Harry Potter' star Robert Hardy dead at 91
Actor Robert Hardy, known for his role in the Harry Potter movie franchise, has died. He was 91. Hardy essayed the role of Cornelius Fudge, the Minister for Magic, in four Harry Potter films beginning with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002. He reprised the role in 2004's Prisoner of Azkaban, 2005's Goblet of Fire, and 2007's Order of the Phoenix. He died on Thursday, reported variety.com.