Alan Rickman

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Alan Rickman by Mind Map: Alan Rickman

1. Childhood and Early Life

1.1. Born on February 21, 1946, in West London, England.

1.2. He was the second of four children

1.3. His father died of lung cancer when Rickman was 8 years old.

2. Education

2.1. won scholarship to Latymer Upper School in London

2.1.1. appeared in several school plays

2.2. studied graphic design at Chelsea College of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art.

2.2.1. After graduating, he started a graphic design company, Graphiti, with a group of friends ( for about 3 years)

2.3. At age 26, applied to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

2.4. Attended Chelsea College of Art and Design

3. Career

3.1. In 1978, joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, appearing in "The Tempest and Love's Labour's Lost"

3.2. the 1980s acting in BBC serials, radio dramas and repertory theater.

3.2.1. Romeo and Juliet (1978) and The Barchester Chronicles (both 1982).

3.3. 1985 with the starring role of Le Vicomte de Valmont in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"

3.4. Hans Gruber in Die Hard (1988).

3.4.1. 1st Hollywood film role, After this became know for playing villainous roles

3.5. Quigley Down Under (1990)

3.6. ( 1991) "Close My Eyes" and "Truly, Madly, Deeply"

3.7. "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" played Sheriff of Nottingham (1991)

3.8. "Sense and Sensibility" (1995)

3.9. "Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny"(1996)

3.10. "The Winter Guest" (1997)

3.10.1. co-wrote and directed

3.11. (1999) "Dogma" and "Galaxy Quest"

3.12. 2001-2011 when he took the part of Professor Severus Snape in all 8 "Harry Potter" movies

4. Later Career

4.1. "Love Actually" (2003)

4.2. "Snow Cake" (2006)

4.3. "Bottle Shock"(2008)

4.4. "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007)

4.5. "Alice in Wonderland" voicing the caterpillar Absolem (2010)

4.6. Lee Daniels’ "The Butler" (2013)

4.7. "A Promise" (2013)

4.8. King Louis XIV in "A Little Chaos "(2014).

5. Later Life

5.1. secretly married Rima Horton in 2012

5.1.1. girlfriend of 47 years

5.1.2. Had no children

5.2. the Honorary President of the International Performers Aid Trust (IPAT)

5.3. died from cancer on January 14, 2016, in London

5.4. Has two films coming to theaters after his death

5.4.1. "Eyes in the Sky" (US 2015) (England 2016)

5.4.2. "Alice in Through the Looking Glass " (May 2016)

6. Awards

6.1. 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

6.2. 1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie

6.3. 1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Film

6.4. 1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie

6.5. 1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film

6.6. 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Scream Award for Best Ensemble

6.7. 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 MTV World Cup Award for Favorite Harry Potter Character Portrayal

6.8. 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 People's Choice Award for Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast

6.9. 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Best Ensemble Performance