Beloved British actor Alan Rickman is dead at the age of 69.
He first became a household name after playing terrorist Hans Gruber in "Die Hard." (Video via 20th Century Fox / "Die Hard")
But younger generations know him for his role as Professor Snape in the "Harry Potter" movies. (Video via Warner Bros. / "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2")
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