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      Alan Rickman

      Alan Rickman

      Highest Rated: 97% Sense and Sensibility (1995)

      Lowest Rated: 7% CBGB (2013)

      Birthday: Feb 21, 1946

      Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, UK

      Effortlessly urbane British actor Alan Rickman enjoyed a distinguished stage career with the Royal Shakespeare Company prior to winning international acclaim in dozens of film and television projects. Following years of work on U.K. television, the actor was instantly entered into the pantheon of all-time movie villains with his portrayal of German terrorist Hans Gruber in the action classic "Die Hard" (1988). Roles like the scheming Sheriff of Nottingham in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" (1991) may have threatened to typecast the award-winning actor, although his romantic lead in "Sense and Sensibility" (1995) convinced audiences of his versatility. Offering further proof, Rickman won an Emmy for his portrayal of the mad Russian monk in the acclaimed biopic "Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny" (HBO, 1996), followed by sardonically comic turns in Kevin Smith's controversial "Dogma" (1999) and the sci-fi spoof "Galaxy Quest" (1999). The role of a lifetime came Rickman's way when he played the morally ambiguous wizard Professor Severus Snape for the first time in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001) and all seven blockbuster sequels. He charmed in real world fare amidst ensemble casts in efforts like "Love Actually" (2003) and became a go-to talent for director Tim Burton in the hits "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007) and "Alice in Wonderland" (2010). He also directed and co-wrote two films, "The Winter Guest" (1997) and "A Little Chaos" (2015). Rickman's exquisite voice, dramatic command, and languid, cool presence made him a national treasure in his homeland, as well as an honored guest on American screens. Alan Rickman died of cancer in London on January 14, 2016. He was 69.

      Highest rated movies

      97% Sense and Sensibility 96% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 95% Eye in the Sky 94% Die Hard
      90% Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
      90% Galaxy Quest
      89% The Search for John Gissing
      88% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

      Photos

      TRULY MADLY DEEPLY, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, 1991 HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, Alan Rickman, 2009. ©Warner Bros. ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES, Alan Rickman, 1991, TRULY MADLY DEEPLY, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, 1991, (c) Samuel Goldwyn TRULY MADLY DEEPLY, Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Michael Maloney, 1991 Alan Rickman and Jamie Campbell Bower in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" Alan Rickman in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, Alan Rickman, 2007. ©DreamWorks SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, Alan Rickman, Jamie Campbell Bower, 2007. ©DreamWorks TRULY MADLY DEEPLY, Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Michael Maloney, 1991, (c) Samuel Goldwyn HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, Alan Rickman, Tom Felton, Daniel Radcliffe, 2002, (c) Warner Brothers TRULY MADLY DEEPLY, Alan Rickman, 1991, (c) Samuel Goldwyn HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe, 2004, (c) Warner Brothers DOGMA, from left: Alan Rickman, Linda Fiorentino, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris Rock, Salma Hayek, 1999, ©Lions Gate Films DIE HARD, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, 1988, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved." SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, Alan Rickman, 1995 BLOW DRY, Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Hartnett, 2000 ROBIN HOOD : PRINCE OF THIEVES, Kevin Costner, Alan Rickman, 1991, sword fight MESMER, Amanda Ooms, Alan Rickman, 1994 BOB ROBERTS, Alan Rickman, Tim Robbins, 1992

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Maverick Self - 2021
      29% 48% Alice Through the Looking Glass Blue Caterpillar (Voice) $77.0M 2016
      95% 82% Eye in the Sky Lieutenant General Frank Benson (Character) $18.7M 2015
      49% 50% A Little Chaos King Louis XIV (Character),
      Director,
      Screenwriter
      $551.6K 2014
      13% 24% A Promise Karl Hoffmeister (Character) - 2013
      7% 43% CBGB Hilly Kristal (Character) - 2013
      72% 78% Lee Daniels' The Butler Ronald Reagan (Character) $116.6M 2013
      17% 23% Gambit Shabandar (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Boy in the Bubble Narrator - 2011
      96% 89% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Severus Snape (Character) $381.0M 2011
      77% 70% The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest Noel Odell (Voice) $873.6K 2010
      50% 55% Alice in Wonderland The Caterpillar (Voice) $334.2M 2010
      77% 85% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Prof. Severus Snape (Character) $295.0M 2010
      84% 78% Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Severus Snape (Character) $302.0M 2009
      48% 58% Bottle Shock Steven Spurrier (Character) $4.0M 2008
      26% 44% Nobel Son Eli Michaelson (Character) $333.9K 2007
      86% 81% Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Judge Turpin (Character) $52.9M 2007
      78% 81% Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Severus Snape (Character) $292.0M 2007
      64% 86% Snow Cake Alex Hughes (Character) $26.0K 2006
      59% 74% Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Antoine (Character) $2.2M 2006
      88% 74% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Severus Snape (Character) $290.0M 2005
      60% 65% The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Marvin the Paranoid Android (Voice) $51.0M 2005
      No Score Yet 93% Something the Lord Made Dr. Alfred Blalock (Character) - 2004
      90% 86% Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor Snape (Character) $249.4M 2004
      No Score Yet 100% Peace One Day Unknown (Character) - 2004
      64% 72% Love Actually Harry (Character) $60.1M 2003
      82% 80% Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Professor Severus Snape (Character) $262.0M 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Search for John Gissing Unknown (Character) - 2001
      81% 82% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Professor Snape (Character) $317.9M 2001
      19% 55% Blow Dry Phil (Character) $637.8K 2001
      89% 81% The Search for John Gissing Unknown (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 94% Beckett on Film Unknown (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 49% Help! I'm a Fish Joe (Voice) - 2000
      90% 79% Galaxy Quest Sir Alexander Dane/Dr. Lazarus (Character) $71.4M 1999
      68% 85% Dogma Metatron (Character) $30.7M 1999
      43% 48% Judas Kiss Detective David Friedman (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 60% Dark Harbor David Weinberg (Character) - 1998
      63% 75% The Winter Guest Director,
      Writer
      $849.3K 1997
      78% 84% Michael Collins Eamon de Valera (Character) $11.1M 1996
      No Score Yet 79% Rasputin Grigori Rasputin (Character) - 1996
      40% 56% An Awfully Big Adventure P.L. O'Hara (Character) $258.0K 1995
      97% 90% Sense and Sensibility Col. Christopher Brandon (Character) $42.0M 1995
      No Score Yet 57% Mesmer Franz Anton Mesmer (Character) - 1994
      67% 56% Close My Eyes Sinclair (Character) - 1991
      51% 72% Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Sheriff of Nottingham (Character) $165.1M 1991
      76% 87% Truly, Madly, Deeply Jamie (Character) $1.5M 1991
      44% 85% Closet Land Interrogator (Character) $225.7K 1991
      52% 74% Quigley Down Under Elliott Marston (Character) $20.1M 1990
      No Score Yet 44% Slime City Horace (Character) - 1988
      28% 29% The January Man Ed (Character) $4.3M 1988
      94% 94% Die Hard Hans Gruber (Character) $82.3M 1988
      No Score Yet 73% Romeo and Juliet Tybalt (Character) - 1978

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tavis Smiley Guest 2015
      No Score Yet 44% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2015
      No Score Yet 36% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2008
      No Score Yet 71% King of the Hill King Philip (Guest Voice) 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fallen Angels Dwight Billings (Character) 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Girls on Top Unknown (Guest Star) 1985