Who Is Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman was an English actor and director known for his distinctive voice and powerful on-screen presence

 He was born in London and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before beginning his career in theater

His death in 2016 was widely mourned by fans and fellow actors

Rickman became internationally famous for his portrayal of the villainous Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series

He was widely regarded as a gifted and versatile actor

Some of his other famous roles include the Sheriff of Nottingham in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves", Hans Gruber in "Die Hard"

he won numerous awards and nominations throughout his career