'Harry Potter' Actor Dave Legeno Found Dead In Death Valley

by Jackie Willis       9:56 AM PDT, July 11, 2014

Dave Legeno, best known for playing werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter franchise, passed away while hiking in Death Valley, ET confirms. He was 50.

According to the Inyo County Sheriff's Dispatch, they received a notification this past Sunday, July 6, that a body was found by a two-person hiking group in a remote wash below Manly Beacon, west of Zabriskie Point in Death Valley.

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The area was so remote that the Highway Patrol helicopter H-82 had to transport the body. The Sheriff's Dispatch says it appears Legeno died of heat-related issues, but the Inyo County Coroner will ultimately determine the final cause of death. There are no signs of foul play.

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