David Legeno Dies Near Death Valley

British actor David Legeno, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in three Harry Potter movies, has died. His body was discovered on July 6 by two hikers in a remote California desert location west of Zabriskie Point and was removed by a helicopter

David Legeno as Fenrir Greyback.

David Legeno as Fenrir Greyback.

The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release:

The remains have been identified as David Legeno, a 50-year-old United Kingdom man. It appears that Legeno died of heat related issues, but the Inyo County Coroner will determine the final cause of death. There are no signs of foul play.

Legeno, 50, appeared in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows parts 1 and 2, also Snatch, Batman Begins, and Snow White and the Huntsman. He had just finished production for The Last Knights with Morgan Freeman and Clive Owen.