Toronto-born actor and star of 'Heartland' Robert Cormier dies at 33
Toronto actor Robert Cormier has died in Etobicoke at the age of 33 due to injuries suffered from a fall.
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
"He is survived by his parents Robert and Lisa, his sisters Brittany (Derek), Krystal, and Stephanie, his grandmother Joanne, and aunts, uncles and cousins. Robert is predeceased by his grandfather Bobby, as well as his grandparents Connie and Keith," reads the obit.
Cormier is most known for his portrayal of Kit Jennings in the Netflix series Slasher and Finn Cotter in CBC's Heartland.
He also made appearances in the 2019-series Ransom, and 2016's Designated Survivor.
So sad to hear of the passing of Robert Cormier. Such a talented actor whom I had the pleasure to watch soar as Kit in Slasher Solstice. I cherished every moment that we worked together. My deepest condolences to his friends and family. pic.twitter.com/a0BsMj3PWo— Adam Macdonald (@_adammacdonald) September 28, 2022
According to this IMDB page, he graduated from film school in 2014 and from Texas A & M with a degree in fire and engineering extension services.
He also attended York University for Worlds Economics.
Since the news of his death broke, tons of condolences have poured in from Cormier's fellow actors and friends, and the Twitter account for Heartland.
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.— Heartland (@HeartlandOnCBC) September 27, 2022
Weirdly, lots of people on Twitter have falsely claimed Cormier died from a CV-19 vaccine, which is untrue. Multiple publications have indicated he died from a terrible fall.
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