Famous actor Robert Cormier passed away at the very young age of 33. Read on to know how Robert Cormier died, what happened to him, and what was the cause of his sudden and unexpected death.
Robert Cormier was best known for playing the role of Finn Cotter, the grandson of Al Cotter, in the popular drama “Heartland.” Finn was a potential love interest for protagonist Amy Fleming in the show.
How did Robert Cormier Die?
Robert Cormier, the beloved Canadian actor, died on Friday, September 23, 2022. His sister Stephanie Cormier announced the tragic news of his unexpected and sudden passing. The actor died of injuries suffered in a fall.
Ever since the news of Cormier’s death emerged, fans are mourning the loss the actor who had a brief but remarkable career in the industry. Up TV, the network which airs Heartland, led the tributes for Cormier.
They posted a photo of Robert with Amber Mitchell with the following captio on Instagram:
“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.”
Robert Cormier dead at 33: Cause of Death and Funeral Details
Robert Cormier died at a very young age of 33. He didn’t suffer from any prior illnesses or issues that became the cause of his demise. He passed away as a result of the injuries succumbed in a fall.
However, there are several reports available on the web claiming that Robert Cormier died of VDS (Vaccine-Induced Death Syndrome). There are no credible sources mentioned with the reports though.
Robert Cormier’s funeral has been set for Sunday in Etobicoke. More details will be shared later.
Robert Cormier had a Short but Exciting Acting Career
Robert Cormier was born on June 14, 1989, in Toronto, Ontario to Lisa and Rob Cormier. He was the first actor to come out of his family. He studied economics at York University, and later graduated from the Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television in 2014.
Before his debut, Cormier also worked as a bartender to make the ends meet. Two-years after his graduation, he got to do a guest spot on ABC’s Designated Survivor starring Kiefer Sutherland. He went on to work in The Intersection (2019), Pyrenees (2018), Designated Survivor (2017), and Ransom (2019).
His most notable role came in Heartland where he played Finn Cotter. Cormier’s most recent appearance came in Netflix’s Slasher Solstice (2019). His supporting role of Shane in Firecracker was another highlight of his career.
Cormier said his favorite actor as Jean-Claude Van Damme. “I told my dad, ‘Daddy, call me Robbie Van Damme,” he once revealed.
Tributes pouring in for Robert Cormier
Fans are shocked to hear about Robert Cormier’s unexpected death. Social media platforms are currently full of fans mourning the loss and paying tribute to the late actor.
Cormier’s family has also paid respect in an emotional post.
“Robert was an athlete, an actor and a great brother,” their statement said.
“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. 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.”
Robert Cormier is survived by his parents Robert and Lisa, sisters Brittany, Krystal, and Stephanie, and grandmother Joanne.
It's with a heavy heart that we've learned of the passing of Robert Cormier who brought such life to Kit on Slasher Solstice. He was uniquely talented, and a sweet, generous friend we all loved working with. Our thoughts are with him and his family through this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/nkAut0Zls9— Ian Carpenter (@_IanCarpenter) September 28, 2022
Our deepest condolences go out to his family in these tough times. May God let Cormier’s soul rest in peace.