Alan Rickman

Biography: Alan Rickman was born Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman in Hammersmith, London on the 21st of February 1946. Son of Irish/Welsh parents he attended the Royal College of Art with the plans to become a Graphic Artist. However at the age of 26, he won a scholarship at RADA and studied there for three years. His first movie success was as the evil villian Hans Gruber in Die Hard along side Bruce Willis. Other major movie credits include Colonel Brandon in Sense and Sensibility, Truly, Madly, Deeply, Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood-Prince of Thieves, Galaxy Quest and most notably Professor Severus Snape in the beloved Harry Potter film series. Alan has won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his performances as an movie actor. His first love, however, is theatre and he has passed up many choice movie roles in favour of the stage. He is devoted to his longtime love and partner - Rima Horton and the couple have been together since the 1960's. Alan is a true British gentleman, actor extraordinaire, adored and admired by millions, he is undeniably one of the world's finest actors. Expand

Alan Rickman's Scores

Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 87 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Lowest Metascore: 28 Nobel Son
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 20
  2. Negative: 4 out of 20
20 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
87 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Jul 15, 2011 Severus Snape 8.1
84 Sense and Sensibility Dec 13, 1995 Col. Christopher Brandon 8.5
83 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Judge Turpin 7.7