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Name : Alan Rickman
Birth Date : February 21, 1946
Birthplace : Hammersmith, London, England
Started out as a graphic arts designer, and switched to acting when he was 26 years old.
Loves rollercoaster rides. "Everything falls away." -AR Colussus at Magic Mountain in Valencia, California is his favorite.
Likes to daydream.
Doesn't like to talk about himself.
"The reason I don't like talking to most journalists is their desire to reduce everything to a one-page article and to make you compare things." -AR
Interested in politics.
Won an Emmy for his performance in Rasputin.
An Emmy Award winning British actor who often plays show-stealing villains in films like Die Hard (1988) and Robin Hood: Prince of Theives (1991), he is equally adept at historical figures as in Michael Collins (1996), and romantic leads as in Sense and Sensibility (1996), and Truly Madly Deeply (1992). Rickman studied the craft at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and The Royal College of Art in England. He won an Emmy for his performance in the title role in Rasputin (1996), then ducked behind the camera for The Winter Guest (1997), which he also wrote.
Movies:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Blow Dry (2001), Dogma (1999), Galaxy Quest (1999), Judas Kiss (1998), The Winter Guest (1997), Michael Collins (1996), Rasputin (1996), An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Jogos De IlusãO (1995), Mesmer (1994), Fallen Angels - V. 1 (1993), Bob Roberts (1992), Robin Hood (1991), Closet Land (1991), Close My Eyes (1991), Truly, Madly, Deeply (1991), Quigley Down Under (1990), Die Hard (1988), The January Man (1988)

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