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Alan Rickman

Name in Native Language: "Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman" (English/EN)
Character Actor / Film Director / Film Producer / Graphic Designer / Writer / Actor / Screenwriter / Theatre Director | * 02/21/1946 († 69, 01/14/2016) | Hammersmith, London, UK
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Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director. Known for his languid tone and delivery, Rickman's signature sound was the result of a speech impediment when he could not move his lower jaw properly as a child. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), performing in modern and classical theatre productions. He Played the Vicomte de Valmont in the RSC stage production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 1985, and after the production transferred to the West End in 1986 and Broadway in 1987 he was nominated for a Tony Award. Rickman's first cinematic role was as the German terrorist leader Hans Gruber in Die Hard (1988). He also appeared as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), for which he received the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role; Elliott Marston in Quigley Down Under (1990); Jamie in Tr... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Fantasy

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Awards & Nominations for Alan Rickman

BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie James Joyce Awards Golden Globe Award 3x BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play 2x Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play MTV Movie Award for Best Villain 2x Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Golden Globe Award Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Chlotrudis Award for Best Director Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast

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Movies with Alan Rickman as Actor(70)

as Himself (Archival Footage)2019 Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary
as Blue Caterpillar (voice)2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
as Lieutenant General Frank Benson2015 Eye in the Sky
as Le Roi Louis XIV2015 A Little Chaos
as Karl Hoffmeister2013 A Promise
as Ronald Reagan2013 The Butler
as Hilly Kristal2013 CBGB
as Todd2013 Dust
as himself2013 Muse of Fire
as Lionel Shahbandar2012 Gambit
as himself2012 BAM150
as Storyteller2011 The Boy in the Bubble
as The Caterpillar (voice)2010 Alice in Wonderland
as (voice)2009 Sonnet Number 12
as Steven Spurrier2008 Bottle Shock
as Eli Michaelson2007 Nobel Son
as Alex Hughes2006 Snow Cake
as Marvin (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)2005 Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'
as Dr. Alfred Blalock2004 Something the Lord Made
as Harry2003 Love Actually
as Himself (Interviewee)2001 Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma
as John Gissing2001 The Search for John Gissing
as Phil Allen2001 Blow Dry
as Man2001 Play
as Joe (english version)2000 Help! I'm A Fish
as Alexander Dane1999 Galaxy Quest
as David Weinberg1999 Dark Harbor
as Metatron1999 Dogma
as Detective David Friedman1998 Judas Kiss
as Man in street (uncredited)1997 The Winter Guest
as Grigori Rasputin1996 Rasputin
as Eamon de Valera1996 Michael Collins
as Col. Christopher Brandon1995 Sense and Sensibility
as P.L. O'Hara1995 An Awfully Big Adventure
as himself1995 Lumière and Company
as Franz Anton Mesmer1994 Mesmer
as Lukas Hart III1992 Bob Roberts
as Interrogator1991 Closet Land
as Sinclair1991 Close My Eyes
as Sheriff of Nottingham1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
as Jamie1990 Truly Madly Deeply
as Elliott Marston1990 Quigley Down Under
as Ed1989 The January Man
as Jacques Roux1989 Revolutionary Witness
as Hans Gruber1988 Die Hard
as TV Commentator (archival footage)1985 Wetherby
as Simon1983 Busted
as Tybalt1978 Romeo & Juliet

TV Shows/Series with Alan Rickman as Actor(10)

Movies with Alan Rickman as Crew(6)

Crew/In Memory Of2016 The Limehouse Golem
Crew/In Memory Of2015 Eye in the Sky
Directing/Director2015 A Little Chaos
Writing/Writer2015 A Little Chaos
Directing/Director1997 The Winter Guest
Writing/Writer1997 The Winter Guest

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 02/21 1946 (February) in Hammersmith
Died: Thursday, 01/14 2016 (January) in London (aged: 69)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal College of Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Latymer Upper School
Member of: Royal Shakespeare Company
Spouses (current/former): Lynda
Other names for Alan Rickman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"ألان ريكمان"
"앨런 릭먼"
"Алан Рикман"
"アラン・リックマン"
"แอลัน ริกแมน"
"艾倫·瑞克曼"
"Άλαν Ρίκμαν"
"Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman"
"Άλαν Σίντνεϊ Πάτρικ Ρίκμαν"
Alan Rickman frequently works together with these people:
Rupert Grint (13x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (12x, Actor)
Emma Watson (12x, Actress)
Robbie Coltrane (12x, Actor)
Warwick Davis (12x, Actor)
David Heyman (12x, Crew)
Tom Felton (11x, Actor)
Matthew Lewis (11x, Actor)
Stuart Craig (11x, Crew)
Oliver Phelps (11x, Actor)
Randall Miller (11x, Crew)
Martina McBride (4x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:277, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/21/2020