Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman’s Roles: Ronald Reagan vs. CBGB’s Hilly Kristal

A sure-bet to scoring Oscar gold has been a role as a real-life figure – just ask recent winners Meryl Streep and Colin Firth. Now Alan Rickman, a respected fan favorite who has never been invited to the Academy’s party, is ...

WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe on Alan Rickman’s Oscar Snub

“The one thing I would have loved was for Alan Rickman to get nominated,” declared Daniel Radcliffe in an interview this week.

Five Appalling Alan Rickman Oscar Snubs

Last week, Gary Oldman ended his three-decade reign as Oscar’s most perennially snubbed talent, scoring a nomination for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

Best of Alan Rickman: From ‘Blow Dry’ to ‘Bottle Shock’ to Severus Snape

We conclude our look back at the career of 2011 fan favorite Alan Rickman with his roles from the past decade. As in his fine ’90s run, there is tremendous diversity here, but one particular portrayal looms larger than the ...

Best of Alan Rickman: From ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’ to ‘Galaxy Quest’

Continuing our salute to Mr. Alan Rickman, we move forward from the actor’s massive Die Hard success in 1988 to the decade that contains some of his strongest and most varied work: the 1990s.

Best of Alan Rickman: From Early Roles to the Treachery of ‘Die Hard’

After fans voted Alan Rickman the “Man of 2011″ in first Anglo Fan Favorites tournament, we asked readers to pay tribute to the star in their own words. And we received more than 200 impassioned replies.

Alan Rickman Crowned Winner of the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament

Sometimes the bad boys win. Alan Rickman, 65, has trounced a field that included David Tennant, Christian Bale, Matt Smith, and Colin Firth to become the very first Anglo Fan Favorites tournament men’s champ.

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Finals: Colin Firth vs. Alan Rickman

After four weeks, hundreds of thousands of votes, and 32 competitors, we've reached the moment we've all been waiting for. Two members of British acting royalty will fight for supremacy, but only one can be crowned the Anglo Fan Favorite of 2011.

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament: Rickman vs. Cumberbatch, Firth vs. Tennant

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Quarterfinals, Men of 2011

As we get closer to determining the Anglo Fan Favorite of 2011, the races are getting tougher. Colin Firth or James McAvoy? Richard Armitage or Alan Rickman? Vote!