Alan Rickman is one of the best loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years. Alan is died in London, aged 69 years on 14th January 2016. Rickman had been suffering from cancer and died in Hospital. His cancer was not publicly known. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family who said that he died “surrounding by family and friends”.
Alan became one of Britain’s best loved acting stars thanks to roles including Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films and Hans Gruber in Die Hard. He was known for his role in Harry Potter.
Harry Potter’s cast and crew were among the first to pay tribute to actor Alan Rickman. Daniel Radcliffe who played Harry Potter wrote in his lengthy post that Rickman “was one of the greatest actors I will ever work with” as well as “one of the loyalist and most supportive people I have ever met in the film Industry”.
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling led the tributes describing him as “a magnificent actor and a wonderful man” She wrote on twitter that “There are no words to express how shocked and devastated I am to hear of Alan Rickman’s death. He was a magnificent actor & a wonderful man” while Michael Gambon, who played Dumbledore, said: “Everybody loved Alan. He was always happy and fun and creative and very, very funny.
Rest in Peace Alan Rickman…
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