It was confirmed today that actor, Alan Rickman has passed away. Rickman starred alongside Helena in a few films over the years, most notably as Severus Snape in Harry Potter.
Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family who said that he died “surrounded by family and friends”. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. The Guardian