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Alan Rickman dies aged 69

Alan Rickman dies aged 69

In news just breaking, much loved star of stage, TV and films including Harry Potter and Die Hard Alan Rickman has died in London.

His death was confirmed today by his family who said that he died “surrounded by family and friends”. Rickman had been suffering from cancer.

Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to pay their respects including Stephen Fry;

“What desperately sad news about Alan Rickman. A man of such talent, wicked charm & stunning screen & stage presence. He’ll be sorely missed.”

Eddie Izzard also voiced his upset;

“I do not want my heroes to die! Alan Rickman is dead & he was another hero. Alan – thank you for being with us. We are sorry you had to go”.