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Alan Rickman

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born 21 February 1946) is an English actor and theatre director. He is a renowned stage actor in modern and classical productions and a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Rickman is known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, Eamon de Valera in Michael Collins, and Metatron in Dogma. He is also known for his prominent roles as the Sheriff of Nottingham in the 1991 film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and as Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee's 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. More recently he played Judge Turpin in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and voiced the Caterpillar in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan Rickman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 21, 1946 In Hammersmith, London, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Hollywood Greats 1977-08-04
Latest Project:
Movie آلیس در آنسوی آینه 2016-05-25
Known For
Poster of هری پاتر و جام آتش
Poster of هری پاتر و زندانی آزکابان
Poster of هری پاتر و تالار اسرار
Poster of Smiley's People
Movie آلیس در آنسوی آینه Blue Caterpillar (voice) 2016-05-25
Movie A Little Chaos Le Roi Louis XIV 2015-03-26
Movie چشمی در آسمان Lieutenant General Frank Benson 2015-09-11
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film Himself 2014-08-25
Movie The Butler Ronald Reagan 2013-08-16
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie A Promise Karl Hoffmeister 2013-09-04
Movie Dust Todd 2013-10-24
Movie CBGB Hilly Kristal 2013-10-11
Movie Gambit Lionel Shahbandar 2012-04-25
Movie BAM150 Himself 2012-04-27
Movie Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard Himself 2012-05-28
Movie هری پاتر و یادگاران مرگ (قسمت دوم) Severus Snape 2011-07-07
Movie The Boy in the Bubble Storyteller 2011-07-08
Movie آلیس در سرزمین عجایب The Caterpillar (voice) 2010-03-03
Movie Harold Pinter: A Celebration 2010-01-24
Movie هری پاتر و یادگاران مرگ (قسمت اول) Severus Snape 2010-10-17
Movie The Song of Lunch He 2010-10-08
Movie هری پاتر و شاهزاده دورگه Severus Snape 2009-07-07
Movie Creating The World of Harry Potter part 1: The Magic Begins Himself 2009-11-17
Movie Bottle Shock Steven Spurrier 2008-08-06
Movie Nobel Son Eli Michaelson 2007-04-28
Movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Judge Turpin 2007-12-20
Movie هری پاتر و محفل ققنوس Severus Snape 2007-06-28
Movie Snow Cake Alex Hughes 2006-09-08
Movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Richis 2006-09-13
Movie The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Marvin 2005-04-28
Movie هری پاتر و جام آتش Severus Snape 2005-11-16
Movie Wizard People, Dear Reader Snake, Hideous Woman, Wicked Woman 2004-01-01
Movie Something the Lord Made Dr. Alfred Blalock 2004-05-30
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson 2004-09-04
Movie هری پاتر و زندانی آزکابان Severus Snape 2004-05-31
Movie Love Actually Harry 2003-09-07
Movie هری پاتر و تالار اسرار Severus Snape 2002-11-13
Movie Blow Dry Phil Allen 2001-03-01
Movie Play Man 2001-07-14
Movie Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma Himself (Interviewee) 2001-01-01
Movie The Search for John Gissing John Gissing 2001-11-01
Movie هری پاتر و سنگ جادو Severus Snape 2001-11-16
Movie کمک! من یک ماهی‌ام Joe (voice) 2000-10-06
Movie Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings 2000-12-25
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie Dogma Metatron 1999-11-12
Movie Dark Harbor David Weinberg 1999-12-31
Movie Galaxy Quest Alexander Dane 1999-12-23
Movie Judas Kiss Detective David Friedman 1998-09-16
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie The Winter Guest Man in street (uncredited) 1997-12-27
Movie Michael Collins Eamon de Valera 1996-10-25
Movie Rasputin Grigori Rasputin 1996-03-23
Movie An Awfully Big Adventure P.L. O'Hara 1995-07-21
Movie Lumière et compagnie Himself 1995-01-01
Movie Sense and Sensibility Col. Christopher Brandon 1995-12-13
Movie Mesmer Franz Anton Mesmer 1994-08-25
Series Fallen Angels Unknown 1993-08-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Bob Roberts Lukas Hart III 1992-09-04
Movie Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast 1992-12-25
Movie Closet Land Interrogator 1991-03-06
Movie رابین هود: شاهزاده دزدان Sheriff of Nottingham 1991-06-14
Movie Close My Eyes Sinclair 1991-11-22
Movie Quigley Down Under Elliott Marston 1990-10-17
Movie Truly Madly Deeply Jamie 1990-11-10
Movie Benefactors 1989-01-02
Movie The January Man Ed 1989-01-13
Movie جان سخت Hans Gruber 1988-07-15
Series Girls On Top Unknown 1985-10-23
Movie Busted Simon 1983-01-28
Series Smiley's People Unknown 1982-09-20
Movie The Barchester Chronicles 1982-11-10
Series The Barchester Chronicles 1982-11-10
Series Thérèse Raquin Vidal 1980-03-12
Movie Thérèse Raquin Vidal 1980-03-12
Series Shelley Unknown 1979-07-12
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Movie Romeo & Juliet Tybalt 1978-12-03
Series The Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04