Alan Rickman: Your Favorite Harry Potter Villain


Fun Facts About Alan Rickman

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Early To the Stage!

Rickman got his early start in acting in the theater. After attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art over in London 


Prizes for Parts

In his 40 years acting, Rickman was never nominated for an Academy Award . He once told IFC, “Parts win prizes, not actors. 


What’s Your Sign?

Rickman was a Pisces: he was born on February 21, 1946.


Young Love

Rickman’s very first crush came when he was 10 years old. He saw a young girl named Amanda at his school’s field day. It was young love at first sight. 


Always an Artist

Before Rickman was an actor, he was a graphic designer. He was taking graduate classes at the Royal College of Art before he started work at a design studio.