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Canadian actor Robert Cormier has died at age 33, his family has confirmed.
The “Heartland” actor died from injuries suffered in a fall, his sister Stephanie Cormier confirmed this week. More information about the 33-year-old’s death remains unclear.
“Robert Cormier passed away on September 23rd, 2022, at the age of 33,” his obituary says. “He is survived by his parents Robert and Lisa, his sisters Brittany (Derek), Krystal, and Stephanie, his grandmother Joanne, and aunts, uncles and cousins. Robert is predeceased by his grandfather Bobby, as well as his grandparents Connie and Keith.”
“Robert was an athlete, an actor, and a great brother,” the obit continues. “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. He impacted many people throughout his life whether it was family, teammates and friends.”
“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,” the post adds.
Cormier’s Instagram shows sweet photos of the actor with his siblings and their children, including some with captions about the actor being “Uncle Rob.”
On both his social media and LinkedIn page, Cormier has included inspirational messages and videos.
“Life hasn’t always dealt me the best hands, and I have been let down more times than I can count, but I always preserve,” he said on his LinkedIn page, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “I recite this daily. … There is really no difference between the hero and the coward in what they feel. It’s what they do that makes them different.”
Tributes to the young actor have poured in online.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Robert Cormier,” his “Heartland” team posted on Instagram. “He was a beloved member of the Heartland cast the last two seasons.”
“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,” the team adds.
The actor has appeared in “Designated Survivor,” “American Gods,” “Slasher,” and other shows and films, according to his IMDb page.
“Prior to graduating film school in 2014, Robert graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Fire and Engineering Extension Services, and left a year prior to graduating from York University in Toronto for a World Economics degree to follow his dreams of becoming an actor,” the page notes of his background.