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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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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously. See more »

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Failed his California driving test at one point for "driving too cautiously through a green light". See more »

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Often plays depressive intellectuals in heroic roles See more »

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