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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 18 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
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 1997 The Winter Guest
Man in Street (uncredited)
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Other Works:

: Directed "My Name Is Rachel Corrie" play taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie he co-edited with Katharine Viner (Playhouse Theatre, London, England, UK). See more »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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I approach every part I'm asked to do and decide to do from exactly the same angle: who is this person, what does he want, how does he attempt to get it, and what happens to him when he doesn't get it, or if he does? See more »

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Worked with director Alfonso Cuarón twice: first in Fallen Angels: Murder, Obliquely (1993) and second in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). See more »

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Often plays intimidating personalities See more »

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