It’s a sad day at Hogwarts.
Alan Rickman — perhaps best known for his role of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise — has died.
The 69-year-old was suffering from cancer prior to his passing, his family has revealed.
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His family confirmed his death in a statement to the BBC, saying, “The actor and director Alan Rickman has died from cancer at the age of 69. He was surrounded by family and friends.”
The Golden Globe winner is survived by his wife, Rima Horton, whom he wed in 2012.
Our thoughts remain with Alan’s loved ones in the wake of this tragedy.
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