How did Robert Cormier die? 33-yr-old ‘Heartland’ star's heartbroken family says ‘memory will live on’

Robert Cormier, who played Finn Cotter's character on the long-running household drama sequence 'Heartland' died at the age of 33

How did Robert Cormier die? 33-yr-old ‘Heartland’ star's heartbroken family says ‘memory will live on’
Robert Cormier, 33, was admitted due to injuries suffered in a fall but later died in a hospital in Etobicoke, Ontario (Instgram/@_robertcormier)
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ETOBICOKE, ONTARIO: Canadian actor, Robert Cormier, who played the character Finn Cotter on the long-running household Canadian drama sequence 'Heartland' died at the age of 33. According to the actor's obituary, Robert Cormier died on Friday, September 23. The reason for his death was not provided by the obituary. Later Cormier's sister, Stephanie Cormier, informed The Hollywood Reporter that the actor was admitted due to injuries suffered in a fall and later died in a hospital in Etobicoke, Ontario.

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"He is survived by his parents Robert and Lisa, his sisters Brittany, Krystal, and Stephanie, and his grandmother Joanne. Robert is predeceased by his grandfather Bobby, as well as his grandparents Connie and Keith", his obituary read.

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"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. 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", his obituary further said. The actor played different roles in 'Slasher', 'Designated Survivor', 'American Gods', and 'Ransom'.

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Following the news of his death, the 'Heartland' family paid tribute to the star. Robert had appeared on the show since season fifteen in 2021. The official Instagram page for 'Heartland' mentioned him as a "beloved member." They posted a picture with the caption "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," the September 27 statement read. "On behalf of the Heartland cast and crew, our thoughts are with him and his family, who have asked for privacy during this difficult time."

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The 'Heartland's network, upTV paid tribute to the late actor by posting a picture of the actor on their Instagram with the caption, “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. 🕊️” 

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In his last Instagram post, the actor posted a picture surrounded by the 'Heartland' scripts with the caption “Gettin at it😏🐴🍁 #Heartland #finncotter"

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Robert's funeral is set to be held on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 11 am at Ridley Funeral home in Etobicoke, Ontario.

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