Report said that Rickman cause of death was a cancer. His death is confirmed by his family.
He is considered as the most beloved and best British actors over the past 30 years.
Rickman, who plays a villain in most of his career, gain his first popularity in the role of Hans Gruber, leader of terrorist in a movie “Die Hard” that give Bruce Willis, fame and fortune in movie industry.
But Rickman, will always be remembered as Professor Severus Snape of Harry Potter, who at first plays a role of a Villain in the early part of the said movie. But in the end he was a true allied of harry Potter who secretly help him in every danger and challenged that he faced in fighting the dark side.