- — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling)Thu, Jan 14 2016 14:29:27There 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.
- — Based Brahm (@BasedBrahm)Thu, Jan 14 2016 16:50:21Alan Rickman was one of the most underrated actors of our time. Everyone will remember him as Snape, but he'll always be Hans Gruber to me.
- — M.G. Siegler (@mgsiegler)Thu, Jan 14 2016 16:52:00
Alan Rickman tributes pour out on Twitter
In the same week that David Bowie's death shocked the world, we learned of Alan Rickman's passing -- also at age 69, also of cancer. Fellow actors and fans shared theit tributes.