Here's How Harry Potter Co-Stars Paid Tribute to Alan Rickman After His Death

Updated: Jan 14, 2016 12:57 PM ET

Friends and fans of Alan Rickman took to social media on Thursday morning to mourn the late British actor, who died of cancer at the age of 69.

Rickman was a great of British stage and screen, well known now for his work portraying Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films. He worked with a broad range of people across the world, many of whom expressed their grief at his death.

More: See How J.K. Rowling Reacted to Alan Rickman’s Death

Read some of the messages about Rickman from J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter actors below, with their roles in the films above their tweets. (Sense & Sensibility, Love Actually and Harry Potter co-star Emma Thompson also wrote this longer tribute to her friend.)

Harry Potter:

Hermione Granger:

I'm very sad to hear about Alan today. I feel so lucky to have worked and spent time with such a special man and actor. I'll really miss our conversations. RIP Alan. We love you

Posted by Emma Watson on Thursday, January 14, 2016

Ginny Weasley:

Alan. The energy shifted every time you walked onto set. You were an inspiration to us all. RIP

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The Weasley twins:

Neville Longbottom:

Luna Lovegood:

Nymphadora Tonks:

Professor Flitwick:

Cho Chang:

Percy Weasley:

Padma Patil:

Viktor Krum:

Alan Rickman: A Career in Pictures

Die Hard, 1988.
Die Hard, 1988.20th Century Fox
Die Hard, 1988.
Truly, Madly, Deeply, 1990.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, 1991.
Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny, 1996.
Dogma, 1999.
Galaxy Quest, 1999.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 2001.
Love Actually, 2003.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2007.
The Butler, 2013.
Die Hard, 1988.
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Many other fans, actors and celebrity fans tweeted their remembrances as well:

In a nod to one of the Harry Potter series' most memorable and touching moments, many fans quoted Snape’s love for Lily Potter after her death in their own tributes to the star with the word “Always."

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