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Born in Kent, England, UK
Died in Sidcup, Kent, England, UK  (murdered by stabbing)
Birth NameRobert Arthur Knox
Nickname Rob

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Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox.

Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.

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Trivia (9)

Stabbed to death in bar brawl in Sidcup, London on 24 May 2008 by Karl Norman Bishop, whilst protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was shot. Knox's appearance in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was thus posthumous. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.
Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox.
The Rob Knox Film Festival is held annually, early June in Bexley, South East London as a tribute and memorial to Rob. It is attended by his family and a a wealth of local talent.
The third Harry Potter film series cast member to die.
Numerous Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) cast members, including Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Alfred Enoch, attended Knox's funeral.
At the premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), the cast and crew wore white wristbands in tribute to the memory of Robert Knox.
A tribute concert for Rob was held at St. John the Evangelist Church, Sidcup, on May 2, 2009 at 7:30 P.M. Bands include Live Politics, DJ Ironic, and a number of other south-east London bands reported to give performance for the said event.
Born the very same day (8/21/1989) as fellow 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)' cast member Elarica Johnson. (He was born in Kent, UK; she was born in South London, UK.).
Attended Beths Grammar School in Bexley, Kent, England.

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