Alan Rickman
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Alan Sidney Patrick Rickma
London, England
Birth date
February 21, 1946
Death date
January 14, 2016(2016-01-14) (aged 69)
Active Years
1978 – 2016

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born 21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor.

His breakout stage performance was as the Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Rickman is known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, Éamon de Valera in Michael Collins, and Metatron in Dogma.

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