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Alan Rickman

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Birthday
21, 1946
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Jan 14, 2016 (69)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1946
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Jan 14, 2016 (69)

About

Played Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies and Hans Gruber in the original Die Hard film. He earned a Tony Award nomination for his breakthrough role in Les Liaisons Dangereuses. He also portrayed Ronald Reagan in The Butler and appeared as Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.  

Before Fame

After graduating from the Royal College of Art, he and a group of his friends founded a graphic design studio called Graphiti. He made his film debut as Tybalt in the 1987 BBC film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. 

Trivia

He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. 

Family Life

He met Rima Horton in 1965 and married her in 2012. 

Associated With

He played Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise opposite Daniel Radcliffe