10 Times That Alan Rickman Truly Owned The Cinema – Rest In Peace

2016 has been a bad year for losing legends. The tragic news that Alan Rickman has lost his battle with cancer was announced by his family to The Guardian earlier today. A best-loved and deeply admired British actor, his loss will be felt by many. At 69-years old, the actor brought over three decades of quality cinema to our screens and touched us with his genius. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights.

“Talent is an accident of genius – and responsibility” 

 

1. The best kind of baddie

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Hans Gruber, Die Hard (1988)

 

2. He’d cut your heart out with a spoon

Sheriff George, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

 

3. We fell in love, truly madly deeply.

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Jamie, Truly Madly Deeply (1990)

 

4. Even with Rasputin.

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Rasputin, Rasputin (1996)

 

5. A true British gentleman.

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Colonel Brandon, Sense and Sensibility (1995)

 

6. And a partnership that won’t be forgotten.

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Detective David Friedman, Judas Kiss (1998)

 

7. Because we all know who the real stars were of this Christmas classic…

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Harry, Love Actually (2003)

 

8. We’ve never loved a villain so much.

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Judge Turpin, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber (2007)

 

9. So, so much.

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Severus Snape, Harry Potter series (2001 – 2011)

 

10. And we will remember him ALWAYS.

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RIP Alan Rickman (1946 – 2016). 

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