British actor Alan Rickman is photographed at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood on June 22, 2015.
Alan Rickman as Professor Severus Snape in the 2010 movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.” He appeared as Snape in all eight “Harry Potter” movies.
Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber in in Twentieth Century Fox’s “Die Hard” in 1988.
Alan Rickman played the villainous sheriff in “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” from 1991.
Alan Rickman, left, as the evil Judge Turpin, with Jamie Campbell Bower in 2007’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
Alan Rickman, second from left, as Alexander Dane in the science fiction comedy “Galaxy Quest,” with Tim Allen, left, and Sigourney Weaver, in 1999.
Alan Rickman, left, and Mos Def in “Something the Lord Made” in 2004.
Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman during a photocall rehearsal for “Anthony and Cleopatra” at the Olivier Theatre in London in 1998.
Alan Rickman as France’s King Louis XIV in the 2014 film “A Little Chaos,” which he directed.
Alan Rickman and Carrie-Anne Moss in “Snow Cake.”
Rickman won a Golden Globe in 1997 for his role in the HBO film “Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny.”
Alan Rickman with his best actor Emmy for his work in “Rasputin.”
Alan Rickman in New York in 2011.