‘Harry Potter’ Actor Jim Tavaré in Intensive Care After Breaking His Neck in Horrific Car Crash

Jim Taveré
Jim Taveré Courtesy: Jim Taveré Facebook

Harry Potter actor Jim Tavaré — who played Tom, the owner of the Leaky Cauldron — is in intensive care after being involved in a head-on car crash that’s left him with several severe injuries, including a broken neck.

The star also suffered 15 broken ribs, a punctured lung, a broken leg and fractured breastbones.

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His wife, Laura, took to Facebook to share the news and posted a photo of the 54-year-old lying in a hospital bed, clearly battered and bruised, but giving a thumbs-up.

“This is Laura here,” she wrote. “Now that his family have been informed, Jim has asked me to let you all know that he was involved in a serious car accident yesterday, a head on collision. He’s currently in ICU intensive care. He has 15 broken ribs, fractures in both breastbones, a punctured lung, multiple breaks in his right leg, and a broken neck.”

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She continued: “He’s had 2 blood transfusions so far and is about to go in for his first surgery. This is for real, not a movie role. Please hold some good thoughts for him as he fights his way out of this.”

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Tavaré, who appeared as the innkeeper in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, is a British actor, but lives in Los Angeles.

His wife did not reveal where the accident took place.

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