Alan Rickman, the terrific actor and our beloved Snape from The Harry Potter Series has passed away at the age of 69 on Thursday as confirmed by his agent and family members.
The British actor had been suffering from cancer died "surrounded by friends and family". The actor who had an array of roles to his name has been a part of major franchises such as Harry Potter and Die Hard.
Rickman had been a movie and theatre actor for the past 30 years and has a HUGE fan following. Apart from his great acting, Rickman was an acclaimed director too, he directed the acclaimed Scottish drama The Winter Guest and the 2014 film A Little Chaos.
Stephen Fry and Eddie Lizard were among the first few to pay tribute to the legendary actor -
You'll be sorely missed, Mr. Rickman, you were and you are an important part of my childhood.