Alan Rickman, dies, death

Alan Rickman dies at 69.

Condolences are being shared on social media platforms as fans mourn the loss of Alan Rickman.

The famous British film star passed away on 14 January at age 69, after a battle with cancer.

Most easily recognised now for his role as Snape in the iconic Harry Potter series, he had a long and prosperous career, winning a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his various roles over the years.