Toronto born actor, Robert Cormier who starred in shows like Designated Survivor, American Gods and Heartland has died.
According to his family, the 33-year-old died in a hospital in Etobicoke, Ontario due to injuries he suffered after a fall.
Cormier has been a part of the CBC family drama, Heartland as Finn Cotter for the past two seasons.
His obituary reads,
“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.”
Furthermore, it adds, “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.”
Cormier is survived by his parents, three sisters and his grandmother.
Following the news, condolence messages have been pouring in, including from Heartland’s official twitter account. It read,
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Robert Cormier. 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 during this difficult time.” – @HeartlandOnCBC.
Cormier appeared on Heartland in the show’s 15th season as Finn Cotter. He also guest starred on two episodes of Starz’s American Gods and featured as Kit Jennings in 2019 on the third season of the Netflix horror anthology series, Slasher.