The Life of Alan Rickman

by Timie-Lemmens | created - 17 Sep 2017 | updated - 28 Sep 2017 | Public

People who I would cast in a movie about the life of Harry Potter actor Alan Rickman.

1. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

Alan Rickman

2. Tristan Beint

Actor | Doctor Who

Tristan Beint is an actor, writer and fight director born in Swindon, Wiltshire. He studied at LAMDA and is known for Doctor Who, playing Mike Priddle in Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's Ghost Stories and for starring in the award winning short film Bad Acid directed by David Chaudoir. He is a keen ...

Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" movies)

3. Adam Sopp

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Adam Michael Richard Sopp was born on August 27th 1986 at Farnborough Hospital, Kent. His professional debut was playing Nipper in Cameron Mackintosh's Oliver! at the London Palladium in 1995, followed up by the role of Gavroche in Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre in 1996. Adam's first ...

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter in the "Harry Potter" movies)

4. Nick Frost

Actor | Paul

Nick Frost is an English actor, screenwriter and comedian. He is known for his work in the series of British comedic genre films The Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013). He also co-starred in Paul (2011), with frequent collaborator ...

Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid in the "Harry Potter" movies)

5. Spencer Wilding

Actor | Rogue One

Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK.

He is known for his interpretation of strong and imposing characters, often using prosthetics and makeup. He has appeared in films and series like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, the saga Harry Potter, Wrath of the Titans (2012)...

Martin Bayfield (Robbie Coltrane's hight double in the "Harry Potter" movies) / Brian Blessed (Lord Locksley in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves")

6. Michelle Gomez

Actress | Green Wing

Michelle Gomez was born on November 23, 1966 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is known for her work on Green Wing (2004), Doctor Who (2005) and The Book Group (2002). She has been married to Jack Davenport since May 1, 2000. They have one child.

Fiona Shaw (Petunia in the "Harry Potter" movies)

7. Michael Chiklis

Actor | The Shield

Michael Chiklis has been working professionally as an actor since he was thirteen. He started in the theater and after receiving his BFA in acting from Boston University's College Of Fine Arts, Michael moved to New York City where he continued acting on the stage until he got his big break playing ...

Bruce Willis (John McClane in "Die Hard")

8. Nigel Carrington

Actor | The Dark Knight

Nigel Carrington is known for his work on The Dark Knight (2008), Hamlet (2015) and Harry Potter for Kinect (2012).

Voice of The Sorting Hat / Voice of Dobby

9. Joseph Fiennes

Actor | Shakespeare in Love

Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is one of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Ralph Fiennes, an actor; Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes, a...

Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" movies) (Little funny inside joke, having Ralph Fiennes been portrayed by his real-life brother)

10. Celia Imrie

Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Celia Imrie is an Olivier award-winning and Screen Actors Guild-nominated actress, a Variety magazine 'Icon' and Women in Film and Television 'Lifetime Achievement award' winner. As well as her acclaimed film, television and theatre work, she is also a Sunday Times best-selling author. Celia is ...

Zoë Wanamaker (Madame Hooch in the "Harry Potter" movies)

11. Colin Baker

Actor | Doctor Who

Colin Baker was born in 1943 in the Royal Waterloo Lying-In Hospital in London during an air raid. He spent his earliest years in London with his mother, while his father served in the armed forces. He narrowly avoided an early death during the wartime blitz when a piece of flying shrapnel just ...

Richard Griffiths (Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies)

12. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart in the "Harry Potter" movies)

13. Ben Barnes

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

British actor Benjamin Thomas Barnes was born in London, England, to Patricia (Becker), a relationship therapist, and Thomas Barnes, a professor of psychiatry. He has a brother, Jack. His mother is from South Africa while his father is English.

Barnes studied at Homefield Preparatory and King's ...

Christian Coulson (Tom Riddle in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets")

14. Tom Felton

Actor | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Tom Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, to Sharon and Peter Felton. He has been acting since he was 8 years old at the suggestion of an actress friend of his family who recognized Felton's theatrical qualities. Felton met with an agent, and two weeks later, after auditioning with over 400 other ...

Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" movies) (Another inside joke, where the actor who played Draco Malfoy, plays the part of Draco's father)

15. Luke Newberry

Actor | In the Flesh

Luke Newberry was born on February 19, 1990 in Exeter, Devon, England. He is an actor, known for In the Flesh (2013), Dusty and Me (2016) and From Darkness (2015).

Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley in the "Harry Potter" movies)

16. Eva Green

Actress | Casino Royale

French actress and model Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar (1966). Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of French...

Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix in the "Harry Potter" movies)

17. Jenna Coleman

Actress | Victoria

Jenna-Louise Coleman (born 27 April 1986), professionally known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress and model. Coleman was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and began her acting career at an early age as a member of a theatre company called In Yer Space. She attended Arnold School, where ...

Shirley Henderson (Moaning Myrtle in the "Harry Potter" movies)

18. Struan Rodger

Actor | Stardust

Struan Rodger was born on September 18, 1946 in England. He is an actor, known for Stardust (2007), Kill List (2011) and Chariots of Fire (1981).

Voice of Aragog

19. David Walliams

Actor | Little Britain

David Walliams was born on August 20, 1971 in Banstead, Surrey, England as David Edward Williams. He is an actor and writer, known for Little Britain (2003), Stardust (2007) and Dinner for Schmucks (2010). He was previously married to Lara Stone.

David Burke (Dr. Vauzesmes in "Mesmer")

20. James Buller

Actor | Doctor Who

James Buller was born on April 4, 1970 in Burnley, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (2005), EastEnders (1985) and Babes in the Wood (1998).

Dave Legeno (Fenrir Greyback in the "Harry Potter" movies)

21. Claire Forlani

Actress | Meet Joe Black

Claire Forlani was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in London. Educated at Arts Educational School, she moved to the United States with her parents Pier Luigi and Barbara Forlani when she was 19 and began starring in films.

Claire has had leading roles in such films as Meet Joe Black (1998), ...

Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" movies)

22. Elizabeth Hawthorne

Actress | 30 Days of Night

Elizabeth Hawthorne was born on April 30, 1947 in New Zealand. She is an actress, known for 30 Days of Night (2007), The Frighteners (1996) and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).

Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall in the "Harry Potter" movies)

23. Tony Gardner

Actor | Last Tango in Halifax

Tony Gardner was born on January 10, 1964 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Last Tango in Halifax (2012), My Parents Are Aliens (1999) and Fresh Meat (2011).

Adrian Rawlins (James Potter in the "Harry Potter" movies)

24. Brett Underwood

Actor | Rise of the Omen

Brett Underwood is an actor and director, known for Rise of the Omen (2017), Doctor Who: Parallel Eleventh Doctor (2007) and Wishful Thinking (2016).

David Tennant (Barty Crouch Jr in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire")

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