Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard and David Morrissey pay tribute to Alan Rickman
J.K Rowling, Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard and David Morrissey are among those who have paid tribute to Alan Rickman after he passed away at the age of 69.
The actor, who starred in blockbusters like Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, Die Hard, Love Actually and, most famously, as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movie series, died today (January 14th), he had been suffering from cancer.
Below are some tweets from artists and actors in tribute to Rickman...
What desperately sad news about Alan Rickman. A man of such talent, wicked charm & stunning screen & stage presence. He'll be sorely missed— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) January 14, 2016
Very sad to hear that Alan Rickman has passed away. One of the greatest actors of his generation. My thoughts are with his family & friends— Jeremy Corbyn MP (@jeremycorbyn) January 14, 2016
I do not want my heroes to die! Alan Rickman is dead & he was another hero. Alan - thank you for being with us. We are sorry you had to go— Eddie Izzard (@eddieizzard) January 14, 2016
There are no words to express how shocked and devastated I am to hear of Alan Rickman's death. He was a magnificent actor & a wonderful man.— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) January 14, 2016
Another legend gone, another magical man taken away to entertain the heavens, It's gonna be mighty fun up there. Rest well Alan Rickman X— russell tovey (@russelltovey) January 14, 2016
Dreadful to hear Alan Rickman has passed away. A wonderful actor and friend. What a sad day.— Richard Madden (@_richardmadden) January 14, 2016
First Bowie, and now Alan Rickman. A sad day British entertainment, rest in peace you legends.— Asa Butterfield (@asabfb) January 14, 2016
Such a lovely, kind, generous, funny and brilliant man. Thank you Alan Rickman for that and for so many flawless performances— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) January 14, 2016
So sad to hear the news of Alan Rickman. A wonderful actor and lovely man. Tragic news.— David Morrissey (@davemorrissey64) January 14, 2016
All the beauty we have lost this week. There was never justice. Goodbye Alan Rickman. We shall miss you.— Alison Moyet (@AlisonMoyet) January 14, 2016
#AlanRickman.. Auditioned me as a v young actor..he sent the most lovely, encouraging hand written note.. I still cherish it .. And him. RIP— Kevin McKidd (@TheRealKMcKidd) January 14, 2016
So sad. Loved him in this film. RIP Alan Rickman https://t.co/SEgRaW27j5— Sarah Millican (@SarahMillican75) January 14, 2016
Devastated to hear about the passing of Alan Rickman. I had the pleasure of working with him on my first movie. A true legend and gentleman.— Jamie Campbell Bower (@Jamiebower) January 14, 2016
Goodbye Alan Rickman. You were genius in Harry Potter.— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) January 14, 2016