There are plenty of obituaries out there this morning for Alan Rickman, so we won’t repeat it all here. This is just a short, sad note, meant to let us share our grief over the passing of an actor who played so many great characters so damn well. He could make you root for the bad guy, realize the bad guy was really a complicated, tortured good guy, laugh at the meta-satire of playing an actor who hated his character, and so much more. His voice and delivery were textbook examples of “droll” and “biting,” and gave us so many quotable lines. And through it all he left us wanting more.
Goodbye Alan Rickman, you will be missed.
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