Harry Potter fans around the world are paying tribute to Alan Rickman, who has died of cancer aged 69. Justin Tallis / AFP / Getty Images Visitors to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida, raised their wands in memory of the actor known for playing Professor Snape, and laid flowers at the door of his classroom. instagram.com instagram.com Now fans in London are joining the tributes. Since yesterday evening, people have been leaving flowers and memorials at Platform 9¾, the Harry Potter attraction at King's Cross train station. facebook.com Memorials include photographs of Rickman in character as Professor Snape, as well as fan art and flowers. J Fernandez @imjfernandez Here was King's Cross Platform 9 3/4 a few minutes ago. So much love for our Snape. ❤️ 10:29 PM - 14 Jan 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite ❤️❤️❤️ View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tedjakumala Rest in peace, our Professor Snape. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros.