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The late great Alan Rickman would have turned 75 today if he had not unfortunately died of cancer in 2016 Born into a working class family in Acton, West London, he trained at RADA and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company before he switched to Hollywood fame to celebrate his incredible career, we look back on Rickman’s greatest film roles from Harry Potter to Die Hard

Rickman played the strict potions master Snape in all eight Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011, who despite his cold and dark appearance turned out to be a double agent against Lord Voldemort

Author JK Rowling once described Snape as a “gift from a character” and entrusted Rickman, the Slytherin caretaker’s secret backstory revealed in the previous book, to

Four days after his death, she tweeted: “I told Alan what was behind the word” always “

Harry Potter fans will remember the scene Rowling is referring to – arguably Rickman’s best moment on the series – from the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 After Snape’s death, Harry gains access to his memories and sees that his most hated teacher has actually always looked after him deeply

Rickman’s role in the 1988 action classic, which is definitely a Christmas movie, made him one of the greatest Hollywood villains of all time

Gruber and his team are a cold criminal holding ransom hostage at Nakatomi Plaza while John Willane from Bruce Willis walks in to save the day

As for Rickman’s best moment, it has to be the setting in which he falls to his death – one that was more real than movie fans might have first thought

The bad guy Die Hard agreed to make the fall from a distance of 25 feet to an airbag so he had to mentally prepare for the stunt. However, on the first shot, Rickman was released earlier in the countdown to capture his true shock reaction to the fall

The late star impressed audiences so much that he won a BAFTA for Best Actor for the role opposite Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood

Rickman’s most memorable scene has to be the line of dialogue, which he breaks off when the sheriff goes through everything he says will be banned until Robin Hood is caught

He scolds: “Cancel the kitchen trash for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings and call off Christmas!”

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In Favorite Christmas Rom-Com Love, Rickman played Harry, the adulterous husband, opposite Emma Thompson’s Karen

Perhaps his most memorable scene is that of Rowan Atkinson’s character, who takes forever to wrap the necklace for Harry’s love interest while Karen lurks nearby

In 2015, Emma Freud, the partner of Love Actually director Richard Curtis, responded on Twitter to a question about what happened after Karen found out about Harry’s affair

Curtis toyed with the idea of ​​a sequel to Love Actually, but instead did a 10-minute follow-up for the Red Nose Day charity one that Thompson’s Karen was not featured in as it was made after Rickman’s death

Speaking to Empire Magazine in 2017, the director said, “I toyed with the idea of ​​doing a proper sequel to Love Actually

“But I wonder what I think about love now because I’ve seen many deaths and illnesses

“I think that’s why I’d make a sadder movie, and I’m not sure that would be great””

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Source: https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/films/1398687/Alan-Rickman-75-Snape-Harry-Potter-Die-Hard-Robin-Hood-Sheriff-of-Nottingham-Love-Actually