Died Today (January 14th): Alan Rickman (1946–2016)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

alanrickman.jpgAlan Rickman (1946–2016)

Born: February 21, 1946 in Hammersmith, London, England, UK
Died: January 14, 2016 (age 69) in London, England, UK

(On his role in Die Hard (1988)) “As far as I’m concerned, I’m not playing ‘the villain.’ I’m just playing somebody who wants certain things in life, has made certain choices, and goes after them.”

I love America because whenever I go home — there’s something about England and coming from England — but as soon as you walk down the steps of the plane you shrink. And you have to start saying “sorry” and being polite and curtsying and things like that… America just lets me be the klutz I really am.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
dir. Chris Columbus
Richard Harris
Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
dir. Chris Columbus
Daniel Radcliffe
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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