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Alan Rickman


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 16 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/VII Dust (Short)
Todd
 2013 A Promise
Karl Hoffmeister
 2011 The Boy in the Bubble (Short)
The Storyteller (voice)
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Alan Rickman
 2009 Sonnet Number 12 (Short) (voice)
 2006 Snow Cake
Alex
 2001 The Search for John Gissing
John Gissing
 2001 Play (Short)
Man
 2000 A Fish Tale
Joe (voice)
 1999 Dogma
Metatron
 1997 The Winter Guest
Man in street (uncredited)
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"Seminar" written by Theresa Rebeck; Directed by Sam Gold; original music by John Gromada; with Alan Rickman (as Leonard); Hamish Linklater (as Martin); Jerry O'Connell (as Douglas); Hettienne Park (as Izzy); and Lily Rabe & Zoe Lister Jones (as Zoe Lister-Jones) (as Kate); on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre in Manhattan, ... See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I've learned a lot working with Bruce [Bruce Willis] and Kevin [Kevin Costner]. I mean, I'm the one that's there to learn, actually, in that situation. See more »

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Good friends with Adrienne Clarkson, Canada's former Governor General. Rickman visited Adrienne Clarkson's Ottawa, Ontario home in May 2005. See more »

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Rich smooth voice See more »

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