Alan Rickman, veteran actor and beloved for his performance in the “Harry Potter” franchise as the chilly villain Severus Snape, died today at 69. His roles, from “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer” to “Love Actually” to “Die Hard,” display his vast range; though he excelled at embodying nefarious characters, Rickman was a renaissance actor.
Today, Hollywood mourns the loss of a legend. His “Harry Potter” co-stars and other celebrities took to social media to express their grief.
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