Harry Potter stars mourn the death of veteran British actor Alan Rickman

Daniel Radcliffe's poignant statement will make you reach for tissues.

(SPOT.ph) Just days after the sudden death of David Bowie, the world is now mourning the passing of veteran British actor Alan Rickman, best known for his role as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise. According to his family, the star was suffering from cancer.


Rickman had a colorful acting career that spawned many years, starring in beloved films like Die Hard in 1988, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in 1991, Galaxy Quest in 1999, and Love Actually in 2003. He was also a member of Royal Shakespeare Company.


Since the news broke, plenty of local and international celebrities took to social media to share their thoughts, including J.K. Rowling and the cast of Harry Potter. Here's what they had to say.

















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