The amazing actor dabbled as an artist before chasing his passion for acting with the prestigious Shakespeare Company.
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Even though he starred in many movies, he is mostly remembered for his portrayal of Professor Snape in the Harry Potter movies.
Fans on social media are remembering him and reminiscing the great man.
Three years ago today, we lost Alan Rickman.
He will be missed. Always. pic.twitter.com/5dk8hFMYfY
3 years ago we lost a true angel and legend Alan Rickman. Our beloved Half blood Prince. I will always thank you for giving me a childhood. Raise your wand for Alan Rickman /* #AlanRickman #Always #HarryPotter pic.twitter.com/2mU40gYc2H— Olle Le Moine (@OlleLeMoine) January 13, 2019
14th January 2019 marks 3 years since Alan Rickman's passing.
On this date in 2016 we lost one of the greatest english actors and personalities ever known to cancer.
I'm still not okay.
Rest in peace Alan. #RIPAlanRickman pic.twitter.com/v50gjPxob7
He is one of those personalities who leaves an impact on your life without you even knowing them personally.
Anyway, whatever you are doing right now take a breath and a minute to think about Alan Rickman, who passed away three years ago today. We shall celebrate his life and works forever. pic.twitter.com/ToMfXIkTrG— enya (@rumbleroahr) January 14, 2019
Three years ago today, we lost Alan Rickman, our perfect Severus Snape. Gone, but not forgotten. Raise your wands! /*
We will remember Alan Rickman. Always. pic.twitter.com/zGNssdxfBK
Alan Rickman wrote a heartfelt letter for everyone after wrapping up his last shoot on 'Harry Potter' which still tears us up.
Alan Rickman passed three years ago. This is his farewell letter for Harry Potter. "It is an ancient need to be told stories. But the story needs a great storyteller." pic.twitter.com/TCw4XD49HO— The Rowling Library (@rowlinglibrary) January 14, 2019
Gone but never forgotten, we wish you peace and we only have love for you sir. May your soul rest in peace.