Netflix actor Robert Cormier dies aged 33 after tragic fall, sister confirms

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Heartland actor Robert Cormier has died aged 33.

The actor's sister, Stephanie, told The Hollywood Reporter that Cormier suffered a fall and passed away from his injuries in a hospital in Etobicoke, Ontario.

The bartender-turned-actor, who hailed from Toronto, is best known for his role as Kit Jennings in Netflix horror series Slasher, as well as Finn Cotter on the long-running long-running CBC family drama Heartland.

His other acting credits include roles on American Gods in 2021, Designated Survivor and CBS' Ransom

His obituary says: "Robert was an athlete, an actor, and a great brother. 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," it continues. "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."

Following the news of his tragic passing, tributes have begun pouring in.

UPtv, an American network that airs Heartland, wrote a heartfelt tribute that called the actor "an amazing talent."

It read: "Robert Cormier, aka Heartland's Finn, was an amazing talent, gone too soon. We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing. Our sincere condolences go out to his friends, family, and co-workers," alongside a dove emoji.

Cormier is survived by his parents, Robert and Lisa, sisters Brittany, Krystal and Stephanie and grandmother Joanne.

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