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Alan Rickman's fellow actors are paying emotional tribute to the screen legend

A sad loss.

Obit Alan Rickman Source: AP/Press Association Images

THE SAD PASSING of actor Alan Rickman at the age of 69 was confirmed this morning.

And stars of stage and screen have been quick to pay emotional tribute to the late English actor:

Oliver Phelps, who played George Weasley in the Harry Potter franchise, tweeted his praise of a legend

And Boy George regarded his appearances in Harry Potter as “genius”

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His Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe shared his thoughts on Google Plus

Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with. He is also, one of the loyalest and most supportive people I’ve ever met in the film industry. He was so encouraging of me both on set and in the years post-Potter.

Read the full tribute here.

Dara Ó Briain referenced his iconic role in Die Hard

In a week that David Bowie was lost as well

This afternoon, they have been sharing their favourite memories of Rickman on screen

File Photo Actor Alan Rickman has died. Source: Eamonn Farrell/

And other actors have been telling of their experiences of working with him

Director remembered in thanksgiving service Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

The memories of his many quotes have come flooding out

The whole acting community has come together in grief

And Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden mourned a friend

And the creator of Snape himself had this fine tribute

RIP Alan Rickman :(

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