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Actor Alan Rickman Dies At Age 69

14 January 2016 7:31 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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The world has lost British great, Alan Rickman. The actor sadly died at the age of 69.

From the AP:

Rickman’s family said Thursday that the actor had died after a battle with cancer.

Born to a working-class London family in 1946 and trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Rickman was often cast as the bad guy; with his rich, languid voice he could invest evil with wicked, irresistible relish.

His breakout role was as scheming French aristocrat the Vicomte de Valmont in an acclaimed 1985 Royal Shakespeare Company production of Christopher Hampton’s “Les Liaisons Dangereuses.”

Film roles included the psychopathic villain Hans Gruber who tormented Bruce Willis in “Die Hard” in 1988; a deceased lover who consoles his bereaved partner in 1990’s “Truly Madly Deeply”; the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham in “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” in 1991; and a wayward husband in 2003 romantic comedy “Love Actually. »

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Alan Rickman, Harry Potter and Die Hard Actor, Dead at 69

14 January 2016 6:17 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Veteran stage and screen actor Alan Rickman, best known to American audience for his roles as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films and Hans Gruber in Die Hard, has died of cancer. He was 69 years old. Rickman arrived in New York with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 1987. He was nominated for a Tony for his role as Vicomte de Valmont in the production, and the actor would receive another Tony nomination in 2002 for his work in Private Lives. Rickman was also presented with countless awards and honors for his work on the screen during the past five

Alan Rickman, Harry Potter and Die Hard Actor, Dead at 69 »

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