|Born||Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman
21 February 1946
Hammersmith, London, England
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born February 21, 1946) is an English actor and theater director. He is a well known stage actor in modern and classical productions and he used to be a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Rickman is known for being in movies.
Personal life[change | edit source]
Rickman was born on February 21, 1946 in Hammersmith, London, England. He studied in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Rickman has been partners with Rima Horton since 1965. He lives in London and in Los Angeles, California.
Movie roles[change | edit source]
- Hans Gruber in Die Hard
- Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movie series
- Eamon de Valera in Michael Collins
- Phil Allen in Blow Dry
- Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
- Absolem the Caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland
- Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
- President Ronald Reagan in The Butler
Harry Potter[change | edit source]
In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Sorcerer's Stone) he portrays a bad guy who hates Harry. It doesn't matter though because Harry hates him back. Severus hated James Potter, Harry's father, because he took Lily from him, this is another reason he hates Harry so much because he looks like his father. However, in Deathly Hallows Part 2 we discover that Snape is in fact a hero. He sacrifices himself to save the wizarding world. Harry recognises this and names a child after him in honour of his braveness.
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