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Actor Warwick Davis talks during a media preview of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida June 19, 2014. The new attraction, which opens to the public on July 8, expands the original Harry Potter world, which opened in 2010 and is modeled after Hogsmeade Village, which is located near the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where the series' leading character Harry Potter begins his magical adventures. REUTERS/David Manning  (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS)

Warwick Davis’ kids have reassured followers after they raised issues a few put up on his social media days after the information of the demise of his spouse.

The 54-year-old Harry Potter star introduced final week that his spouse of 35 years, Samantha Davis, had died.

Warwick and Samantha Davis pictured on the 2015 Nationwide Tv Awards. Pic: PA

The actor induced concern amongst followers after a late-night social media put up on Sunday during which he advised his 662,000 Twitter followers: “I am completed right here, Sgning off [sic],” adopted by a damaged coronary heart emoji.

The couple’s two kids – Annabelle and Harrison – up to date their father’s put up an hour later.

They wrote: “Thanks everybody for looking for our Dad, he’s taking a while away from social media. He apologises if his final message induced anybody concern. We recognize your whole love and help, Annabelle and Harrison x”.

Samantha Davis, who was additionally an actress, co-founded the dwarfism charity Little Individuals UK and featured within the remaining Harry Potter movie, alongside her husband.

Davis introduced information of her demise final week, revealing she had died on 24 March in an announcement to the BBC.

“Her passing has left an enormous gap in our lives as a household. I miss her hugs,” he mentioned.

“She was a novel character, at all times seeing the sunny facet of life she had a depraved sense of humour and at all times laughed at my unhealthy jokes.”

He added that she was his “most trusted confidant and an ardent supporter of all the pieces I did in my profession”.

(L-R) Harrison Davis, Warwick Davis, Samantha Davis and Annabelle Davis at the screening of Disney+ series Willow in 2022. Pic: PA
(L-R) Harrison Davis, Warwick Davis, Samantha Davis and Annabelle Davis on the screening of Disney+ sequence Willow in 2022. Pic: PA

The couple met on the set of George Lucas’s movie Willow and married three years later in 1991.

Their two kids collectively, Annabelle and Harrison, additionally paid tribute to their mom, saying: “Her love and happiness carried us via our complete lives.

“Mum is our greatest buddy and we’re honoured to have obtained a love like hers.”

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Samantha’s company, Little Individuals, additionally shared an announcement, calling her ardour for supporting members of the neighborhood “unmatched,” and pledging to “proceed her legacy for a very long time to return”.

They added: “Not solely was Sammy a passionate advocate for the neighborhood, she was a buddy to many, with a listening ear at any time and an countless optimistic spirit, we all know that is going to be an enormous loss to everybody and we would like you to know we can be right here to help.”

Davis’ final put up on Instagram, shared final October, was an image of the couple smiling forward of an evening out, with the jokey message: “An extended overdue date evening with my stunning spouse. She felt a bit overdressed for McDonald’s!”

The actor starred because the titular hero Willow Ufgood within the 1988 unique movie Willow and reprised the position for the 2022 sequel.

He performed three totally different roles throughout all eight of the Harry Potter movies – a Gringotts financial institution worker, Professor Filius Flitwick, the charms trainer, and Griphook, a Gringotts goblin.

Davis additionally performed a number of characters within the Star Wars movie sequence.

Samantha performed a goblin in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Half 2, and had an uncredited position in Willow, via which she first met Warwick.

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