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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 17 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Eye in the Sky (post-production)
Lieutenant General Frank Benson
 2013/VII Dust (Short)
Todd
 2013 A Promise
Karl Hoffmeister
 2012/I Gambit
Shabandar
 2011 The Boy in the Bubble (Short)
The Storyteller (voice)
 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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Starred as "Elyot" in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives", at the Albery Theatre in London's West End. The Howard Davies production also starred Lindsay Duncan, Emma Fielding and Adam Godley. See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Los Angeles is not a town full of airheads. There's a great deal of wonderful energy there. See more »

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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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Rich smooth voice See more »

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Pisces

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