Alan Rickman in Harry Potter
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Alan Rickman played Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films

The actor Alan Rickman has died. He was 69.

Alan Rickman found a new generation of fans when he played a teacher in the Harry Potter films.

He starred in all eight of the movies and first played Professor Severus Snape in Harry Potter and the Philisopher's Stone in 2001.

  • 14 Jan 2016
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