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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 17 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
 2000 A Fish Tale
Joe (English version, voice)
 1999 Dogma
Metatron
 1997 The Winter Guest
Man in street (uncredited)
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"Les Liaisons Dangereuses," a dramatic play. Written by Christopher Hampton. From the novel by Choderlos de Laclos. Incidental music by Ilona Sekacz. Directed by Howard Davies. Music Box Theatre: 30 Apr 1987- 23 Mar 1987 (149 performances + 8 previews that began on 21 Apr 1987). Cast: Jean Anderson (as "Madame de Rosemonde"), ... See more »

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Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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It's a great pleasure to me to work on film now as well as on the stage. But it is no soft option. It isn't easier. It's in many ways more difficult, and it's a different kind of a challenge. You have to think a lot quicker and be a lot more immediate. And watching Bruce [Bruce Willis] and Kevin [Kevin Costner] and Tom Selleck deal with that has been an education. See more »

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Played the lead in Theresa Rebeck's play "Seminar". See more »

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Often plays intimidating personalities See more »

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Pisces

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