Robert Cormier, Actor who Appeared in ‘Heartland’ and ‘Designated Survivor,’ Dead at 33

Robert Cormier, an actor on the Canadian drama Heartland, has died. He was 33.

Cormier sustained accidents from a fall and died in an Ontario hospital on Friday (Sept. 23), his sister Stephanie instructed The Hollywood Reporter.

In his obituary, Cormier’s household remembered his as “an athlete, an actor, and an amazing brother,” sharing, “He had a ardour for serving to others and was all the time trying to obtain extra. He loved film nights along with his household, and regarded up significantly to his father.

“He impacted many individuals all through his life whether or not it was household, teammates and mates,” his obit continues. “Rob’s reminiscence will stay on via his ardour for artwork and movie; in addition to his three sisters who meant the world to him.”

Cormier’s movie and tv profession started in 2008, when he booked his first credit score, however his main break got here in 2016, when he appeared on an episode of Designated Survivor as Petty Officer Denton.

He went on to seem in Weird Murders and Ransom earlier than scoring a recurring function in Shudder’s Slasher, wherein he performed Equipment Jennings. Earlier than showing on Heartland, Cormier performed Winston in two episodes of the Neil Gaiman sequence American Gods. On the time of his loss of life, Cormier had three upcoming tasks, all of that are in post-production, in accordance with IMDb: sci-fi thriller Transmission: Vol. 1, drama The Intersection and a brief titled The Antagonist.

Up TV, the community that airs Heartland, posted a tribute to Cormier on Instagram Tuesday (Sept. 27), mourning the actor after he appeared in a 2021 episode of the sequence.

“Robert Cormier, aka Heartland’s Finn, was an incredible expertise, gone too quickly. We’re deeply saddened to be taught of his passing,” they shared. “Our honest condolences exit to his mates, household, and associates.”

Cormier is survived by his mother and father Robert and Lisa, his sisters Brittany (Derek), Krystal, and Stephanie, his grandmother Joanne, and aunts, uncles and cousins, in accordance with his obituary.

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