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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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 2013 Eye in the Sky (filming)
Benson
 2013/VII Dust (Short)
Todd
 2013 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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"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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6' 1" (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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His father, Bernard Rickman, died when he was 8 years old. See more »

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