There used to be a family at my church with both mom and dad from Scotland; they emigrated from Scotland in the early sixties, I believe. The husband passed away fairly young after suffering a heart attack. When I got to know the wife–a charming woman with piercing blue eyes–I was somewhat aghast to learn what a wretched diet they had as a result of growing up in Scotland during World War II and after.
Everything deep fried in trans fats. Sugar that provided energy more cheaply than fruits, vegetables, and meat. The family joked about pizzas in Scotland being deep fried.
If Robbie Coltrane passed away at age 72 because of issues related to obesity or its often co-morbid diseases diabetes, heart disease, or any kind of cancer, it is especially sad because that kind of death is preventable, at least more within human control than getting struck by lightning or hit by a car.