Alan Rickman Passes Away


Staff Writer

Alan Rickman, an English actor and producer most notably known for his role in the Harry Potter films and Die Hard, has passed away at the age of 69 after a short battle with cancer. J.K Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, expressed her sorrow

for the actor tweeting “ 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.” Daniel RadCliffe, star of the films also posted a message of remorse for the actor. Rickman was awarded with a BAFTA award for his supporting role in “Robin Hood”, he also won a Golden Globe for best actor in the HBO biopic “ Rasputin” in 1997.  Rickman went on to portray ‘Snape’ in the Harry Potter films, an antagonistic wizard who plays a vital role in the  films.

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