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Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman
Rickman at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, January 2011
Personal information
Birth nameAlan Sidney Patrick Rickman
Birth date21 February 1946(age 65)
Place of birthHammersmith, London, England
Years active1978 � present
PartnerRima Horton (1965 � present)

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Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born 21 February 1946) is an English actor and theatre director. He is a renowned stage actor in modern and classical productions and a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Rickman is known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, Eamon de Valera in Michael Collins, and Metatron in Dogma.

He is also known for his prominent roles as the Sheriff of Nottingham in the 1991 film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and as Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee's 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. More recently he played Judge Turpin in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and voiced the Caterpillar in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. The Guardian named Rickman as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

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// Harry Potter Cast Member Accused Of Having A Illegitimate Child - Tweet this news postcard says that either Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Jason Issacs, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps or -Alan Rickman- are the father of the ... - Date : Sat, 27 Nov 2010 00:10:29 GMT+00:00
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Year Title Role class="unsortable"Notes
1978 Romeo and Juliet Tybalt BBC Television Shakespeare
1980 Thérèse Raquin Vidal BBC Miniseries
1980 Shelley Clive Episode #1.7
1982 Busted Simon BBC TV Movie
1982 Smiley's People Mr. Brownlow Episode #1.2
1982 TheBarchester Chronicles The Rev. Obadiah Slope BBC Miniseries
1985 Return of the Native Narrator   British Audiobook Publishing Association's "Talkie Award" for Best Unabridged Classic Recording
1985 Summer Season Croop BBC TV Series
1985 Girls On Top Dimitri / Voice of RADA CIT TV Series
1988 Die Hard Hans Gruber
1989 Revolutionary Witness Jacques Roux BBC TV Short
1989 TheJanuary Man Ed, the painter
1989 Screenplay Israel Yates BBC TV Series
1990 Quigley Down Under Elliot Marston, an unscrupulous ranch owner
1991 Truly, Madly, Deeply Jamie   BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Sheriff of Nottingham   BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1991 Close My Eyes Sinclair Bryant
1991 Closet Land The Interrogator
1992 Bob Roberts Lukas Hart III
1993 Fallen Angels Dwight Billings Propaganda Films TV Series
1994 Mesmer Franz Anton Mesmer   Award for Best actor on the World Film Festival, Montreal
1995 AnAwfully Big Adventure P.L. O'Hara
1995 Sense and Sensibility Colonel Brandon   BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Grigori Rasputin   Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Film
Screen Actors' Guild Award for Outstanding Male Actor - Miniseries or Television Film
1996 Michael Collins Éamon de Valera   BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1996 Castle Ghosts of Ireland Living Tyde Documentary
1997 TheWinter Guest Man in street (uncredited) Director, co-writer
Won Audience Award
Won Gold Hugo Award for Best Film
Nominated Chlotrudis Award for Best Director
Nominated Czech Lion Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Won 'CinemAwenire' Award
Won OCIC Award
Nominated Golden Lion Award
1998 Judas Kiss Detective David Friedman
1998 Dark Harbor David Weinberg
1999 Dogma The Metatron
1999 Galaxy Quest Alexander Dane/Dr. Lazarus
2000 Help I'm a Fish Joe Voice
2001 Play Man
2001 Blow Dry Phil Allen
2001 TheSearch for John Gissing John Gissing
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Severus Snape Known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Severus Snape   PFCS Award for Best Acting Ensemble
2002 King of the Hill King Philip Voice
2003 Love Actually Harry   PFCS Award for Best Acting Ensemble
2004 Something the Lord Made Dr. Alfred Blalock   Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Severus Snape
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Severus Snape
2005 TheHitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (film) Marvin the Paranoid Android Voice
2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Antoine Richis
2006 Snow Cake Alex Hughes
2007 Nobel Son Eli Michaelson, Nobel laureate
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Severus Snape
2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Judge Turpin   Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
2008 Bottle Shock Steven Spurrier   The Golden Space Needle Award for Best Actor
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Severus Snape   Spike TV Scream Award for Best Ensemble
2010 Alice in Wonderland Absolem the Caterpillar Voice
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Severus Snape
2010 TheWildest Dream Noel Odell
2010 TheSong of Lunch He BBC Drama Production
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Severus Snape

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor � Miniseries or a Movie

Anthony Hopkins (1976) * Hal Holbrook (1976) * Ed Flanders (1977) * Christopher Plummer (1977) * Fred Astaire (1978) * Michael Moriarty (1978) * Peter Strauss (1979) * Ned Beatty (1979) * Powers Boothe (1980) * Anthony Hopkins (1981) * Mickey Rooney (1982) * Tommy Lee Jones (1983) * Laurence Olivier (1984) * Richard Crenna (1985) * Dustin Hoffman (1986) * James Woods (1987) * Jason Robards (1988) * James Woods (1989) * Hume Cronyn (1990) * John Gielgud (1991) * Beau Bridges (1992) * Robert Morse (1993) * Hume Cronyn (1994) * Raúl Juliá (1995) * Alan Rickman (1996) * Armand Assante (1997) * Gary Sinise (1998) * Stanley Tucci (1999) * Jack Lemmon (2000)

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Miniseries or Television Film

Mickey Rooney (1981) * Anthony Andrews (1982) * Richard Chamberlain (1983) * Ted Danson (1984) * Dustin Hoffman (1985) * James Woods (1986) * Randy Quaid (1987) * Michael Caine/Stacy Keach (1988) * Robert Duvall (1989) * James Garner (1990) * Beau Bridges (1991) * Robert Duvall (1992) * James Garner (1993) * Raúl Juliá (1994) * Gary Sinise (1995) * Alan Rickman (1996) * Ving Rhames (1997) * Stanley Tucci (1998) * Jack Lemmon (1999) ---- Complete List * (1981-1999) * (2000-present)

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie

Raúl Juliá (1994) * Gary Sinise (1995) * Alan Rickman (1996) * Gary Sinise (1997) * Christopher Reeve (1998) * Jack Lemmon (1999) * Brian Dennehy (2000) * Ben Kingsley (2001) * William H. Macy (2002) * Al Pacino (2003) * Geoffrey Rush (2004) * Paul Newman (2005) * Jeremy Irons (2006) * Kevin Kline (2007) * Paul Giamatti (2008) * Kevin Bacon (2009)

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