Robert Cormier’s ‘Heartland’ co-star pays tribute after his death: ‘You left us way too soon’


Robert Cormier’s ‘Heartland’ co-star Amber Marshall has shared a touching tribute following the actor’s unexpected death on Friday. Cormier was 33 years old.

Marshall took to Instagram on Wednesday to share several images with Cormier on set of the family drama series. Marshall took on the role of Amy Fleming and Cormier played Finn Cotter, a potential love interest for Amy who was introduced in season 15.

“Robert was truly a joy to be around. He had an infectious smile and such a big heart. He was especially kind and gentle with the animals on set, which goes a long way in my books,” Marshall began his Instagram caption.

“Robert, I’m so grateful to have been able to get to know you and work alongside you. You left us way too soon, but I promise you will always be remembered. #RIP,” he said. she concluded.

ROBERT CORMIER, ACTOR OF “HEARTLAND” AND “AMERICAN GODS”, DEAD AT 33

According to Cormier’s obituary, the star died on Friday and the cause of death was not shared, but the Toronto-born actor’s sister confirmed that Cormier died at a hospital in Etobicoke, Ont., after sustained injuries from a fall, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

“Robert was an athlete, an actor and a big brother. He had a passion for helping others and was always looking to do more. He enjoyed movie nights with his family and greatly admired his father,” reads the Cormier’s obituary.

Robert Cormier is also known for his character Kit Jennings on Netflix’s “Slasher,” while having guest appearances on “Designated Survivor,” “Ransom,” and “American Gods.”
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“He impacted many people throughout his life, be it his 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 obituary concluded.

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UPtv – which airs “Heartland” – paid tribute to the late actor on Instagram on Tuesday with a caption that read, “Robert Cormier aka Heartland’s Finn was amazing talent, gone too soon.”

“We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing. Our sincere condolences go out to his friends, family and colleagues,” the post continued with a white dove emoji.

The heartfelt caption accompanied a photo of Cormier on the “Heartland” set, alongside Marshall.

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Cormier began her role on the long-running “Heartland” series in the show’s 15th season. The scenes he starred in are set to be included in Season 16, which begins October 2.

The actor is also known for his character Kit Jennings on Netflix’s “Slasher,” while having guest appearances on “Designated Survivor,” “Ransom” and “American Gods.”

Fox News Digital’s Stephanie Giang-Paunon contributed to this report.


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