ByMichelle Siouty, writer at

I woke up this dark and somber morning only to find that the beloved, and very talented, Alan Rickman had passed away. Tears have been sporadically springing to my eyes, and the other part of me refuses to accept this sick joke.

Rickman passed away at the age of 69 after losing his battle with cancer. Friends and fans alike took to social media to honor and grieve the passing of such a legendary actor, including cast members of the Harry Potter franchise.

1. J.K. Rowling

2. Daniel Radcliffe

Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with. He is also, one of the loyalest and most...

Posted by Daniel Jacob Radcliffe on Thursday, January 14, 2016

3. Emma Watson

I'm very sad to hear about Alan today. I feel so lucky to have worked and spent time with such a special man and actor. I'll really miss our conversations. RIP Alan. We love you

Posted by Emma Watson on Thursday, January 14, 2016

4. Rupert Grint

“I am devastated to hear about the passing of Alan Rickman, I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to work with him on numerous occasions – Even though he has gone – I will always hear his voice. My thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.”


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5. Bonnie Wright

Rest in peace, Alan Rickman. Radcliffe couldn't have said it any better. The world truly is a poorer place without your monumental presence and immense talents.

[Source: Indiewire, Entertainment Weekly, Just Jared,


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