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Kate Winslet Remembers Alan Rickman Using His Harry Potter Fortune for Good

 5/5 Alan Rickman died on January 14, 2016, at the age of 69. As the first anniversary of his death approaches, Kate Winslet shared a touching tale of Rickman’s generosity with Entertainment Weekly. The two co-starred with one another in 1995’s Sense and Sensibility and 2014’s A Little Chaos. “He was always a great big softy. If there was one word I could use to really describe Al, it would be kind. He was so kind,” Winslet recalled. “At Al’s memorial, Juliet Stevenson told the story of how whenever Al would......

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Alan Rickman & More Honored in the 2016 TONY AWARDS In Memoriam

This is definitely one of the most emotional parts of any award show. And the In Memoriam at the 2016 Tony Awards was no difference. The Tonys took some time to remember the ones we lost this last year with a touching tribute that involved the song Seasons of Love from Rent. Stars like Alan Rickman, David Bowie, Patty Duke, and many more were all honored with this moving moment. The Tonys certainly delivered something we’ll all remember, just like we’ll always remember these larger than life men and women.  ...

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Alan Rickman leaves £4 million in his will with £100,000 going to charities supporting dramatic arts and facial reconstruction

Alan Rickman left £100,000 to charity in his will, it has been revealed. The actor, who passed away in January at the age of 69, generously left a portion of his fortune to help causes close to his heart. Named beneficiaries included the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Sponsored Arts for Education, the Facial Surgery Research Foundation – known as Saving Faces – and the International Performers Aid Trust, who each received £25,000, the Mirror reports.   Alan attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began his acclaimed stage career soon......

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Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul pay tribute to Alan Rickman at Eye in the Sky premiere

The Eye in the Sky cast and crew gathered for the film’s N.Y.C. premiere Wednesday, and paid tribute to late co-star Alan Rickman in his final onscreen role. “Obviously, I knew Alan very, very well,” Helen Mirren, who plays hard-baked Colonel Katherine Powell, told PEOPLE. “I did a play with him, Anthony and Cleopatra, and we went through all the unbelievable difficulties and the passion of that.” She continued: “The man you see on the screen – and that’s what I love about it really – is Alan: the wit, the urbanity,......

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Alan Rickman at Latymer Upper School – Class of 1964

Alan arrived at Latymer Upper School on a scholarship in 1956. It was in the School’s Main Hall that the young Alan first trod the boards, treating his audience to lively performances in many a school play. These shows sparked a love of drama that would shape his life to come.     « We are shocked and so saddened by the death of Alan Rickman – a great actor and true Latymerian. » « Alan’s performances reached across the generations. Many of our alumni remember him from his theatre performances as a member of......

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