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    Celebrities Around The World Are Sharing Touching Tributes To Alan Rickman

    You will be missed.

    Actor Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69 of cancer.

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    There was an immediate outpouring of tributes from friends and fellow actors mourning the loss.

    What desperately sad news about Alan Rickman. A man of such talent, wicked charm & stunning screen & stage presence. He'll be sorely missed

    ALAN RICKMAN (1946-2016) There is so much that is matchless to remember about Alan Rickman.

    Hans, The Sheriff of Nottingham, Dr. Lazarus, Harry, Snape. Damn. Alan Rickman will leave a hole in my heart. Fuck Cancer.

    Oscar noms out. Couldn't care as Alan Rickman is gone & could have done every job on those movies as well, women included. Stunning talent.

    Alan Rickman. Incredible actor and director. Above all, the most generous, funny, loving friend to us. @Deborra_lee and I will miss you so .

    Farewell my friend.Your kindness & generosity ever since we met in LA in 1987 & ever since is incalculable.XX

    Rest In Peace Alan Rickman. Such sad news. A huge loss.

    I do not want my heroes to die! Alan Rickman is dead & he was another hero. Alan - thank you for being with us. We are sorry you had to go

    #AlanRickman.. Auditioned me as a v young actor..he sent the most lovely, encouraging hand written note.. I still cherish it .. And him. RIP

    One of my very, very favourites. Huge loss.

    Such a lovely, kind, generous, funny and brilliant man. Thank you Alan Rickman for that and for so many flawless performances

    Including Kate Winslet, who starred in A Little Chaos with him in 2014. She told BuzzFeed:

    We are all so devastated to lose Alan. He was loved enormously by so many. He was an exceptionally warm and giving man and an utterly phenomenal actor and gifted director. I remember being so intimidated by him when we worked together when I was 19 , because he had such a powerful and commanding presence . And that voice! Oh, that voice..... But the reality of course, was that he was the kindest and best of men. Had the patience of a saint. He was a warm hearted puppy dog, who would do anything for anyone if it made them happy. He was a loving and devoted partner to Rima, and like so many of us in our vast industry, my life was enriched by knowing him. My heart goes out to his family and those he loved.


    Everyone from Game of Thrones stars...

    Dreadful to hear Alan Rickman has passed away. A wonderful actor and friend. What a sad day.

    Another truly sad loss this week, I'm so shocked. Rest in peace Alan Rickman

    To singers...

    So sad to hear that we’ve lost Alan Rickman. What a brilliantly talented man. Countless amazing performances. What a sad week.

    no no no Alan Rickman :'(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( rest in peace :(

    Another legend and massively talented human being has died. Rest in peace Alan Rickman.

    Gutted about alan rickman!!! What a wonderful actor!!

    And politicians also paid tribute.

    Very sad to hear that Alan Rickman has passed away. One of the greatest actors of his generation. My thoughts are with his family & friends

    So sad and shocking to hear about Alan Rickman. Truly a giant and a gent. His eyes always twinkled, and that voice...

    And numerous writers and journalists have also shared their condolences.

    RIP Alan Rickman. You will be missed. #TrulyMadlyDeeply

    David Bowie dead from cancer at 69. Now Alan Rickman dead from cancer at 69. Two great talents, one bloody awful disease.

    Rickman's Harry Potter castmates also flooded Twitter to mourn him.

    So terribly sad to hear of the passing of Alan Rickman. Honoured to have shared the screen with him. #Marvin #Snape He'll be sorely missed.

    There are no words to express how shocked and devastated I am to hear of Alan Rickman's death. He was a magnificent actor & a wonderful man.

    My thoughts are with Rima and the rest of Alan's family. We have all lost a great talent. They have lost part of their hearts.

    Shocked & sad to hear Alan Rickman has passed away. One of the nicest actors I've ever met.Thoughts and prayers with his family at this time

    Terribly sad news about the passing of Alan Rickman. A funny and engaging person who put a shy young actor at ease when I was on HP.

    Devastated to hear about the passing of Alan Rickman. I had the pleasure of working with him on my first movie. A true legend and gentleman.

    Particularly Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom, who shared this moving message on Instagram.

    And Emma Thompson, who played his wife in Love Actually, released this statement to BuzzFeed:

    Alan was my friend and so this is hard to write because I have just kissed him goodbye. What I remember most in this moment of painful leave-taking is his humor, intelligence, wisdom and kindness. His capacity to fell you with a look or lift you with a word. The intransigence which made him the great artist he was—his ineffable and cynical wit, the clarity with which he saw most things, including me, and the fact that he never spared me the view.

    I learned a lot from him. He was the finest of actors and directors. I couldn't wait to see what he was going to do with his face next. I consider myself hugely privileged to have worked with him so many times and to have been directed by him. He was the ultimate ally. In life, art and politics. I trusted him absolutely. He was, above all things, a rare and unique human being and we shall not see his like again.

    RIP Alan Rickman. You will be missed.

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