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Harry Potter star Alan Rickman dies at 69

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 05:50
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Rickman gained legions of younger fans with his portrayal of Snape in all 8 Harry Potter films.

London

VETERAN British actor Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69 after suffering from cancer, his family said on Thursday.

Rickman, who won a Golden Globe and a Bafta during his career as a film, television and theatre actor, was well-known for his portrayal of menacing villains