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Beloved Harry Potter Actor Alan Rickman Dies At 69

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This is just so sad!

On Thursday, it was revealed that Harry Potter actor Alan Rickman has passed away at 69 years old. The popular British performer's family confirmed the unfortunate news with The Guardian. It's said that Alan had been suffering from cancer.

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In a recent statement, the family shared:

"The actor and director Alan Rickman has died from cancer at the age of 69. He was surrounded by family and friends."

In addition to his famed roles in the HP pictures, Rickman was a BAFTA Award winner for his work in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. He also earned nominations for his work in Truly Madly Deeply and Sense and Sensibility. Not to mention, he played the villain opposite Bruce Willis in the hit Die Hard.

We couldn't be more heartbroken over this untimely passing. Stay tuned for more details as this story is developing.

[Image via WENN.]

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