Much-loved British actor Alan Rickman is confirmed to have died today.
His family have revealed that his death comes after a short battle with cancer.
Particularly famous for his roles in Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Love Actually, Rickman will be remembered by many for his excellent portrayal of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films.
He famously said:
“Actors are agents of change… A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.”
Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.
RIP Alan Rickman.