MORE tragic news this morning, we have lost another pop culture icon. Known mostly for his role in Harry Potter, actor Alan Rickman has passed away at the age of 69 after battling cancer. Rickman’s other roles included Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Galaxy Quest, Dogma, and many others. He also had a brilliant stage career and directing credits. But it was his breakout role as villain Hans Gruber that put him on the map for most of us geeks and the world.