NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  Actor Robbie Coltrane attends the New York premiere of "Charles Dickens' Great Expectations" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 theater on November 5, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
TV - Movies
Who Did Robbie
Coltrane Play In
Ocean's Twelve?
Even though the late Robbie Coltrane became a less frequent presence in Hollywood in the second half of his career, his performances in projects like the 2013 adaptation of "Great Expectations" and the biopic "Effie Gray" continued to earn him acclaim. He also appeared in a small but memorable role in the Steven Soderbergh heist movie sequel "Ocean's Twelve."
Coltrane played an informant nicknamed Matsui and works out of a coffee shop in Amsterdam called Dampkring. During a meeting there, Matsui, Danny Ocean (George Clooney), and Rusty Ryan (Brad Pitt) exchange what are clear, pseudo-philosophical nonsense statements meant to convince Linus Caldwell (Matt Damon) that they're speaking in code.
Linus becomes flustered and recites lyrics to the Led Zeppelin single "Kashmir," prompting Danny and Rusty to take him outside the coffee shop and claim that his interjection insulted Matsui's infirm niece. The scene remains a favorite among fans to this day, and in a Reddit thread about this scene, a number of users described it as one of the highlights of the entire “Ocean’s” trilogy.