Harry Potter actor David Legeno was found dead in California’s Death Valley earlier this week. He was 50 years old.
Actor and mixed martial arts specialist David Legeno, best known to Potter fans as Fenrir Greyback, was sadly found dead on Sunday in Death Valley where he had been hiking. According to The Mirror, the 50-year-old actor’s body was discovered by a hiking group in a remote wash just west of Zabriskie Pointe, below Manly Beacon.
Authorities say they do not suspect any foul play was involved and believe that the actor died of heat related complications while in the area.
Prior to breaking into the film industry, Legeno worked as a bouncer and also wrestled under the nickname “Lone Wolf.” The actor’s first break in the industry came when he landed a role in actor Guy Ritchie’s Snatch. Legeno went on to land roles in blockbusters such as Batman Begins, Centurion, and of course the Harry Potter series.