Potterheads leave touching tribute to Alan Rickman on Platform 9 and 3/4

Jan 16, 2016 at 12:34 p.m. ET
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Fans of Alan Rickman from all over the world have been paying tribute to the much-loved actor in various ways. The Harry Potter community, of course, loves Rickman as Professor Severus Snape, and have come up with the perfect way to memorialise the Potions Master.

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What better way to remember the actor who played their beloved Snape than to pay tribute to him at a very special place for all Potterheads — Platform 9 and 3/4 at London’s King's Cross station.

Only hours after the news of Rickman's death broke, fans began leaving flowers at the trolley jammed in the wall.

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A collection of flowers also appeared on the platform itself.

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And it kept growing.

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At the Wizarding World theme park in Orlando, flowers were laid outside the Potions classroom, where Snape taught many young wizards and witches how to brew glory.

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Rickman's Harry Potter co-stars have also been paying tribute to the actor. Daniel Craig wrote on his Google+ page: "Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with. He is also, one of the loyalest and most supportive people I've ever met in the film industry." (sic)

Emma Watson posted on Facebook: "I'm very sad to hear about Alan today. I feel so lucky to have worked and spent time with such a special man and actor. I'll really miss our conversations. RIP Alan. We love you."

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