British actor Alan Rickman passes away

British actor Alan Rickman passed away in London, England. He was 69 and was suffering from cancer.

He was one of Britain’s best-loved acting stars especially for his complex antagonist acting in films like Harry Potter, Die Hard and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

About Alan Rickman

  • He was born on 21 February 1946 in London, England.
  • His first big break in acting career was in 1985 as the Vicomte de Valmont in the stage production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. For this he was nominated for a Tony Award.
  • Rickman’s famous film roles included the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee’s Sense and Sensibility, Harry in Love Actually etc.
  • He often was praised for his complex antagonist acting for playing numerous roles of villains in films like Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
  • Awards and Honours: Golden Globe Award, Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award and BAFTA Award.

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