10 Moments we'll always love Alan Rickman for (WATCH)

Jan 14, 2016 at 11:32 a.m. ET
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Following the sad news of Alan Rickman's death at the age of 69 fans are reminiscing about all his amazing performances. Here are some of his most memorable moments: from his best-loved films, interviews… and a tea party with a twist. 

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1. Alexander Dane in Galaxy Quest

A brilliant reminder that Rickman was able to turn his hand to comedy.


2. Hans Gruber in Die Hard

Rickman as Gruber was the perfect villain to give Bruce Willis a run for his money.


3. Metatron in Dogma

No other actor could have carried off the role of a fallen angel with such snark and sass.


4. Marvin the Paranoid Android in A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Considered to have one of the best voice casts of all time, A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy featured Rickman's unmistakeable delivery as Marvin.


5. Jamie in Truly Madly Deeply

Showcasing his singing talent in a truly gorgeous scene from Truly Madly Deeply.


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6. Epic Tea Time

A slow-motion masterpiece proving Rickman could make even the simplest of acts watchable.


7. The Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

This role won Rickman the Best Supporting Actor Bafta; his Sheriff is the perfect pantomime villain.


8. On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Rickman was known for his superb dramatic performances but in real life he had a playful side, which he brilliantly showcased during his last ever interview, with U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon last summer.


9. On the set of Harry Potter

Rickman and Michael Gambon (Dumbledore) played an epic prank on Daniel Radcliffe and the rest of the young cast.


10. As Professor Severus Snape in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

One of the most shocking moments in the entire Harry Potter series is the death of Dumbledore at the hands of Snape. Of course, we later learn that Snape is not evil and that he is dedicated to Harry's safety.


What's your favourite Alan Rickman moment? Let us know.

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Alan Rickman's movie roles through the years
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