Alan Rickman Overview

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Born: February 21, 1946
Died: January 14, 2016

Date of Death: January 14, 2016 Alan Rickman was born to Irish and Welsh parents in Hammersmith, London, England. His father, who was a painter and decorator, died of cancer when the actor was eight, leaving behind Rickman, his mother, and three siblings. Initially, Rickman wanted to become a graphic artist, so he attended the Royal College of Art. When he was 26, he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), and it was there that he began acting. Alan began his career on... See All

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