Alan Rickman, well known for playing Professor Severus Snape in all eight of the Harry Potter movies, has passed away at the age of 69.
The 69-year-old actor, who also starred in movies such as Love Actually and Die Hard, died on Thursday (January 14). He had been battling cancer.
“The actor and director Alan Rickman has died from cancer at the age of 69. He was surrounded by family and friends,” his rep told THR in a statement.
Alan secretly married his partner of many years last year.
Our thoughts go out to Alan‘s family and friends during this time.