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Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He has English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan has an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years old, his father died. He attended Latymer Upper ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Eye in the Sky
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 2013 A Promise
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 2012/I Gambit
 2006 Snow Cake
 2001 The Search for John Gissing
John Gissing
 2000 A Fish Tale
Joe (voice)
 1999 Dogma
 1997 The Winter Guest
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatria," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Helen Mirren, Finbar Lynch, and Samuel West in the cast. Sean Mathias was director. See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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I have a love-hate relationship with white silk. See more »


Failed his California driving test at one point for "driving too cautiously through a green light". See more »


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