It has been exactly 5 long years since Alan Rickman died in London on January 14, 2016 at the age of 69. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Today, fans of Alan Rickman (Harry Potter, Die Hard, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Rickman, a cultural icon
Born Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman in London on February 21, 1946, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in English history. Rickman was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 2011 he touched the hearts of millions as Severus Snape in ‘Harry Potter’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 5 years since the tragic loss of Alan Rickman and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Alan Rickman is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Alan Rickman.
Alan Rickman career in pictures
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