Richard Harris become the first face of Albus Dumbledore in the "Harry Potter" movie franchise. He played the professor in the first and second movie. He was gearing up for the third film when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and passed away in October 2002. Michael Gambon was cast to replace Harris and has appeared as Dumbledore in all the "Harry Potter" films since.- Xfinity Entertainment Editors
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