Actor Michael Gambon, best known as Dumbledore in 'Harry Potter,' passed away at 82 from pneumonia

He took on the role of Dumbledore starting with 'Prisoner of Azkaban,' succeeding Richard Harris.

Gambon's career spanned various films, including 'The King's Speech' and 'Gosford Park.'

He was also a celebrated stage actor, winning three Olivier Awards.

In the 2017 'Little Women' miniseries, he portrayed Mr. Laurence.

His last film roles were in 2019, including 'Judy' alongside Renee Zellweger.

Gambon is among several 'Harry Potter' stars who have passed away, including Robbie Coltrane and Helen McCrory.

His family announced his peaceful passing with his wife and son by his side.

Dumbledore's memorable quote: "To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure."

Sir Michael Gambon's legacy lives on in the hearts of fans worldwide.