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Alan Rickman (I) (1946–2016)


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 had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had 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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(age 69) in London, England, UK

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 17 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
(2011)
Die Hard
Die Hard Hans Gruber
(1988)
Galaxy Quest
Galaxy Quest Alexander Dane
(1999)

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 2013 A Promise
Karl Hoffmeister
 2012/I Gambit
Shabandar
 2000 A Fish Tale
Joe (English version, voice)
 1999 Dogma
Metatron
 1997 The Winter Guest
Man in Street (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Commitments and The Last Elephant (Bush), The Devil Himself (Lyric Studio), Bad Language (Hampstead), Hamlet (Riverside Studios and U.K. tour) See more »

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I do feel more myself in America. I can regress there, and they have roller-coaster parks. See more »

Trivia:

Two of the Harry Potter films (so far) also feature Warwick Davis as Professor Flitwick. In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Rickman and Warwick Davis play the same role. Warwick Davis wore the robotic suit for Marvin, while Rickman provides the voice. See more »

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Slow yet calm delivery See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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