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Alan Rickman

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Born Thursday 21 February 1946, died Thursday 14 January 2016

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: British

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It is an ancient need to be told stories. But the story needs a great storyteller. Thanks for all of it, Jo.

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I have just returned from the dubbing studio where I spoke into a microphone as Severus Snape for absolutely the last time.

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On the screen were some flashback shots of Daniel, Emma and Rupert from ten years ago. They were 12. I have also recently returned from New York, and while I was there, I saw Daniel singing and dancing (brilliantly) on Broadway. A lifetime seems to have passed in minutes.

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I do feel more myself in America. I can regress there, and they have roller-coaster parks.

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It's a nightmare to sit and watch a film that I'm in. There's a horrible inescapability to it.

Words: nightmare, sit, watch, film, theres, horrible
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I'm still living the life where you get home and open the fridge and there's half a pot of yogurt and a half a can of flat Coca-Cola.

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I am the character you are not supposed to like.

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I never talk about 'Harry Potter' because I think that would rob children of something that's private to them. I think too many things get explained, so I hate talking about it.

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You can lull the paying customers as long as they get slapped.

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Who I am gets in the way of people looking innocently at the parts I play.

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When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.

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What is it about actors? God knows I get bored with actors talking about themselves.

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The audience should feel like voyeurs. Their response is absolutely crucial.

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Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.

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Somebody with Debbie Reynolds' features doesn't get cast as the Wicked Witch.

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One longs for a director with a sense of imagination.

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On film you put all your energies into a single glance.

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Nothing gives me as much pleasure as travelling. I love getting on trains and boats and planes.

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My idea of a real treat is Magic Mountain without standing in line.

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Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.

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