Alan Rickman 1946-2016
Breaking News - Alan Rickman has passed away aged 69. He had been battling cancer.
Rickman has been a major actor in Hollywood for thirty years and it was his turn as Hans Gruber in 1988's Die Hard that cemented his cinematic reputation. He went on to star in such films as Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and the Harry Potter series. His last role was in the upcoming Alice Through The Looking Glass although that was a vocal-only performance. His last live action appearance in film was in last year's Eye in the Sky.