Despite being best known for playing the iconic Hogwarts headteacher Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter, Sir Michael Gambon has starred in a memorable range of movies and TV shows.

The 'beloved' Irish actor has died peacefully in hospital, aged 82, his family has said in a statement.

A statement issued on behalf of Lady Gambon and son Fergus Gambon said: “We are devastated to announce the loss of Sir Michael Gambon.

“Beloved husband and father, Michael died peacefully in hospital with his wife Anne and son Fergus at his bedside, following a bout of pneumonia.”

The Northern Echo: Sir Michael Gambon has died. (Ian West/PA Wire)Sir Michael Gambon has died. (Ian West/PA Wire) (Image: Ian West/PA Wire)

Sir Michael Gambon's career spanned over five decades across TV, film, theatre and radio which earned him four TV Baftas.

Fans will likely know him best for playing the wisest of wizards Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter films.

However, here are some of the other TV shows and films that you can watch in tribute to the late actor.

TV shows and movies starring Sir Michael Gambon

Beyond the wizarding world of Harry Potter, Sir Michael is well known for playing the French detective Jules Maigret in the ITV series Maigret.

Sir Michael is also well known for starring in the lead role in the BBC series, The Singing Detective.

Fans can also watch Sir Michael in the made for TV adaption Samuel Beckett's Endgame and Perfect Strangers.

He also played President Lyndon B. Johnson in the television film Path to War which saw him nominated for an Emmy.

The Northern Echo: Sir Michael Gambon has died aged 82Sir Michael Gambon has died aged 82 (Image: PA)

Sir Michael actually won an Emmy for his role in the BBC One adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma which he starred in with Romola Garai.

Looking at cinema, Sir Michael made his debut in Laurence Olivier's Othello alongside fellow Harry Potter actor Maggie Smith and Derek Jacobi in 1965.

His other notable films include Peter Greenaway’s The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover as well as other major pictures like The King's Speech, The Insider, Sleepy Hollow, Victoria & Abdul and Gosford Park.