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LONDON (AP) — Alan Rickman, who has died of cancer aged 69, was a great Hollywood screen villain, but also a versatile and acclaimed stage and screen actor. Here are some of his major roles:


“Les Liaisons Dangereuses” (1985) — Le Vicomte de Valmont,

“Antony and Cleopatra” (1998) — Mark Antony (opposite Helen Mirren)

“Private Lives” (2002) — Elyot Chase

“John Gabriel Borkman” (2010) — John Gabriel Borkman,

“Seminar” (2011) — Leonard


“Die Hard” (1988) — Hans Gruber

“Truly Madly Deeply” (1990) — Jamie

“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” (1991) — The Sheriff of Nottingham

“Sense and Sensibility” (1995) — Colonel Brandon

“Rasputin” (1995) — Grigori Rasputin

“Galaxy Quest” (1999) — Alexander Dane

“Love Actually” (2003) — Harry

Rickman also played Severus Snape in eight Harry Potter films from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (2001) through “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” (2011)