Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila.

When Alan was 8 years old, his father died. He attended Latymer Upper School on a scholarship. He studied Graphic Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design, where he met Rima Horton, who would later become his life partner. After three years at Chelsea College, Rickman did graduate studies at the Royal College of Art. He opened a successful graphic design business, Graphiti, with friends and ran it for several years before his love of theatre led him to seek an audition with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). At the relatively late age of 26, Rickman received a scholarship to RADA, which starte...

  • D.O.B : 1946-02-21
  • Parents : Margaret Doreen Rose Bartlett, Bernard Rickman
  • Famous For : Eye in the Sky, A Little Chaos, A Promise, Gambit, Love Actually, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Siblings : David Rickman, Michael Rickman, Sheila Rickman
  • Upcoming Movies : N/A
  • Net Worth : $16 million

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