Cause of Alan Rickman’s death
English actor and director Alan Rickman died on Thursday, the 14th of January, at the age of 69.
Accordig to reports, Rickman, who is famous for playing the role of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies, died from pancreatic cancer.
Jouranlist Roger Friedmann had claimed that Rickman had suffered a stroke in August last year, which was when the cancer was diagnosed.
The charity Pancreatic Cancer Action said in a statement: “We were very sad to hear that one of Britain’s most popular actors, Alan Rickman, passed away after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.”
“Our thoughts are with all this friends and family at this very sad time.”
Social media has been awash with tribute to him, particularly from Harry Potter fans.