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Alan Rickman


Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman was born on February 21, 1946, in Hammersmith, London, England, and has English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. He attended the Royal College of Art; he wanted to be a graphic artist. At age 26, he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he spent three years. He first came to America's attention in the ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/VII Dust (Short)
Todd
 2013/I A Promise
Karl Hoffmeister
 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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Performed on Mike Oldfield's CD "Tubular Bells II," credited as the Master of Ceremonies under the pseudonym "A Strolling Player". Rickman announces the various instruments which Oldfield introduces on track 7, "The Bell". See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I love America because whenever I go home -- there's something about England and coming from England-- but as soon as you walk down the steps of the plane you shrink. And you have to start saying "sorry" and being polite and curtsying and things like that... America just lets me be the klutz I really am. See more »

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Voted #8 on Empire Online's list of 50 Sexiest Movie Men. 52% of readers voted that he should have been higher on the list. See more »

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Often plays intimidating personalities See more »

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