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Actor Alan Rickman, AKA Professor Snape, dies of cancer at 69

While Alan Rickman was best known for his beloved Professor Snape portrayal in the Harry Potter films, his career also included theatre, memorable comedic roles, and a villainous turn in "Die Hard."


  1. Fans were quick to share tributes to the actor upon hearing about his death.
  2. Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling sent her condolences, along with his fellow actors from the films. Many considered Rickman a mentor.
  3. He also liked to joke around with the young actors on set.
  4. And the tributes keep coming, both sad and humourous.
  5. Some fans posted reminders about his incredible comedic skills.