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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 15 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 A Promise
Karl Hoffmeister
 2012/I Gambit
Shabandar
 2006 Snow Cake
Alex
 2001 The Search for John Gissing
John Gissing
 2000 A Fish Tale
Joe (voice)
 1999 Dogma
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 1997 The Winter Guest
Man in street (uncredited)
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Alan Howard, Glenda Jackson, Jonathan Pryce, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, Paola Dionisotti, Juliet Stevenson, and Richard Griffiths in the cast. Peter ... See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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If you spend any time in Los Angeles, there's only one topic of conversation. See more »

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While filming Die Hard (1988), was found proficient at mimicking American accents; a scene in which Hans Gruber and John McClane finally meet was then added to the script. See more »

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Often plays depressive intellectuals in heroic roles See more »

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