LONDON, Jan 14, 2016:
Legendary actor of Die Hard
fame, Hollywood star Alan Rickman, who played Hans Gruber, the big boss bad guy who led a team of terrorists to take over Nakatomi Plaza until heroic cop John McClane stood up to them, has died.
Rickman has starred in many movies over the years including Sweeney Todd : The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter, Truly Madly Deeply and Alice In Wonderland
Rickman has died at the age of 69 of cancer, his family said. His agent confirmed the news to BBC News.
He was known by film fans for roles including Professor Snape in the Harry Potte
r films, and the Sheriff of Nottingham in 1991’s Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves