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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 16 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
 2006 Snow Cake
Alex
 2001 The Search for John Gissing
John Gissing
 2000 A Fish Tale
Joe (voice)
 1999 Dogma
Metatron
 1997 The Winter Guest
Man in street (uncredited)
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Appears in videoclip 'In Demand' from Texas. 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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Not long after he started to play Severus Snape in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), J.K. Rowling told Rickman some character secrets about Snape that would not be otherwise revealed until the last book. Most significantly, for over seven years, Rickman was one of the very few people other than Rowling to know that Snape had been in love with Lily Evans (later Potter) when they were ... See more »

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Often plays depressive intellectuals in heroic roles See more »

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