Actor-director Alan Rickman, who played the famous Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films, passed away yesterday on the 14th of Jan 2016. He was one of Britain’s most loved actors.
Author of the Harry Potter books, J K Rowling described him as, “a magnificent actor and a wonderful man.”
Rowling also took to Twitter to say, “There are no words to express how shocked and devastated I am to hear of Alan Rickman’s death.”
“My thoughts are with [Rickman’s wife] Rima and the rest of Alan’s family. We have all lost a great talent. They have lost part of their hearts,” she added.
The news truly came as a shock to the zillions of Harry Potter fanatics.
Rickman also starred in many other memorable movies like Truly, Madly, Deeply; Love Actually; Sense and Sensibility and many more.