'A lifetime seems to have passed in minutes': Beloved actor, Alan Rickman dies at 69, after secret battle with cancer
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British actor Alan Rickman, lovingly known for his numerous roles in dramas, comedies, romantic comedies, musicals and theater performances, passed away January 14.
Alan Rickman passed on Wednesday January 14 and broke hearts across the world (ThePlace2).
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The prominent actor died at only 69-years-old and was reportedly suffering from cancer.
Though he has been gone less than twelve hours, several comments of support have been cropping up from fellow actors, directors, friends, family and even authors.
Jason Isaacs, a young actor who worked with Rickman, took to Twitter to write, "Heartbreaking news about lovely Alan. Nobody else could be as hilarious, tragic, terrifying and truthful all at the same time #RIPAlanRickman."
The most notable comment came from Sir Michael Gambon, who described Rickman as "always happy and fun and creative and very, very funny. He had a great voice, he spoke wonderfully well.
Alan Rickman touched hearts around the world with his wonderful portrayals throughout the years (YouTube).
The flurry of loving comments continue to come in as people realize what happened and hearts are breaking across the world.
Several of Rickman's performances are close to the heart and bring about a strong sense of nostalgia for all ages.
His very first acting role was as Tybalt in the BBC production of "Romeo and Juliet," and his final role was as a voice actor in the recently completed film, "Alice Through the Looking Glass."
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