The actor who lives in Los Angeles, trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and played Tom the Innkeeper in the Harry Potter franchise’s third film.
Tavare also co-wrote and starred in the ITV series The Sketch Show.
Fellow entertainers have been sharing their best wishes after the news was released.
Get well Jim Tavare. Awful news 🙁
— ewenmacintosh (@ewenmacintosh) March 8, 2017
Wishing @jimtavare lots of love and a speedy recovery after his terrible car accident. XX
— Tony Gardner (@Tonygardner) March 8, 2017
— Omid Djalili (@omid9) March 8, 2017