Back in 2011, JK Rowling very teasingly said that she had given Alan Rickman “one tiny, little, left of field piece of information" to help him understand how best to to play Severus Snape.
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Both came from humble origins: Bowie from Brixton and Bromley and a state technical school; Rickman going from an Acton estate to the Chelsea College of Art and Rada. Back then, such journeys up a social mobility ladder seemed eminently feasible, even in the previously elitist arts
Rickman transformed an "old and creepy" character into one of the most romantic I've ever seen
Watson was attacked for sharing a quote from Rickman about feminsim
Just Severus Snape, randomly appearing in Parliament to talk about love
A Harry Potter fan left a very touching tribute to Alan Rickman at Snape’s door
Fans said it was a fitting tribute to Alan Rickman, who played Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films
The late Alan Rickman asked Grint to sign the 'unpretty' drawing and kept it in his possession
Watson wrote that she felt 'so lucky to have worked and spent time with such a special man and actor'
Alan Rickman’s brother has confirmed the beloved British actor passed away in hospital on Thursday morning, after suffering from cancer.
Many Harry Potter fans have been thanking the late actor for 'making their childhoods'
Rickman passed away on Thursday after suffering from cancer
The world is mourning the loss of a British film and theatre great on Thursday after Alan Rickman passed away from cancer.
Rickman was a dresser before finding work with the Royal Shakespeare Company
The adaptation of Jane Austen's novel won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay