On Sunday, the Google Doodle honored Alan Rickman and moved his followers to tears. Here are the responses from the audience.
Fans of Harry Potter received a welcome surprise from Google on Sunday morning. Google created a stunning Google Doodle as an homage to British actor Alan Rickman. Social media was used by followers to spread it and pay tribute to the late, adored actor.
In addition to his roles as the feared and misunderstood Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films, the ruthless antagonist Hans Gruber in Die Hard, the gentlemanly Colonel Brandon in Sense and Sensibility, and even Marvin the Paranoid Android in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Alan Rickman was well-known for his acting.
Alan Rickman, a celebrity best known for his roles in the movies Harry Potter
Alan Rickman, an actor best known for his roles in the movies Harry Potter, Die Hard, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, passed away at age 69 according to his family. The celebrity had cancer, according to a statement.
Thanks to his portrayals of Hans Gruber in Die Hard and Professor Snape in the Harry Potter movies, he rose to fame as one of Britain’s most adored actors.
Alan was described as “a great friend” by Sir Michael Gambon, who acted alongside him in the theater and in the film adaptation of Harry Potter.
He said, “Everyone adored Alan. Rickman always had a good time and was humorous beyond belief. He spoke beautifully and had a nice voice. He authored plays, directed plays, and was bright. Thus, Alan comes to mind to me as a true man of the stage and the theatre.
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