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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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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakepeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Hilton McRae, Juliet Stevenson, Fiona Shaw, and Nicky Henson in the cast. Adrian Noble was director. See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I've learned a lot working with Bruce [Bruce Willis] and Kevin [Kevin Costner]. I mean, I'm the one that's there to learn, actually, in that situation. See more »

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Did not start acting until he was twenty-eight. See more »

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Often plays depressive intellectuals in heroic roles See more »

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