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'Harry Potter' Alums Share Reactions to Alan Rickman's Death

The stars of Harry Potter are speaking out in sadness about the death of their late co-star Alan Rickman.

Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Jamie Campbell Bower (Gellert Grindelwald), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), and Warwick Davis (Griphook) have all released statements.

“As a young actor I was incredibly fortunate to have worked with Alan and be exposed to his graceful methods,” Bonnie told “He had that rare ability to shift the energy of a set the moment he walked on. I will never forget his deep, measured and theatrical voice. He will be missed by the Potter family.”

Our thoughts remain with Alan‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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Rupert Grint Was 'Devastated' to Hear About 'Harry Potter' Co-Star Alan Rickman's Death

Rupert Grint has released a statement regarding the death of his former co-star Alan Rickman.

The 27-year-old actor starred alongside the late British actor, 69, in all eight Harry Potter films.

“I am devastated to hear about the passing of Alan Rickman, I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to work with him on numerous occasions – Even though he has gone – I will always hear his voice,” Rupert told “My thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.”

In case you missed it, read Daniel Radcliffe‘s touching statement, as well as Emma Watson‘s lovely words about Alan.

Our thoughts are also with Alan‘s family and friends.

Alan Rickman Dead - 'Harry Potter' Actor Passes Away at 69

Alan Rickman, beloved British actor well known for his role as Severus Snape in all 8 of the Harry Potter films, has passed away at the age of 69.

The English star, who died on Thursday (January 14), was battling cancer.

“The actor and director Alan Rickman has died from cancer at the age of 69. He was surrounded by family and friends,” his rep told THR in a statement.

Alan had an extensive resume, with films including Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Love Actually, and many more.

Alan secretly married his partner of many years last year.

Our thoughts go out to Alan‘s family and friends during this time.

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Michael Galeota Dead - Former Disney Star Passes Away at 31

Former Disney channel actor Michael Galeota has passed away at the age of 31, TMZ reports.

The former The Jersey star was checked into the hospital last week for abdominal pain but left on Wednesday against doctor’s orders.

Michael‘s friend became concerned and went to check on him at home over the weekend and found his body.

Michael had some health issues, including hypertension and high cholesterol, and was reportedly not following medical advice. The death is being attributed to “natural causes” at the moment, but an autopsy is pending.

Our thoughts are with Michael‘s loved ones during this time.

David Bowie Dead - Legendary Entertainer Passes Away From Cancer at 69

Legendary entertainer David Bowie has sadly passed away at the age of 69 after battling cancer.

“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family‚Äôs privacy during their time of grief,” a statement on his official Facebook account read. He died on Sunday (January 10).

David‘s influential career spanned over forty years, and he dabbled in other mediums including acting, fashion, and the arts as well.

Hours before his death was made public, it was announced he would be honored at a concert at Carnegie Hall. The Roots, Cyndi Lauper, the Mountain Goats and more are scheduled to perform in the March 31 concert.

David just turned 69 years old on Friday (January 8). He is survived by his wife, supermodel Iman, and kids Duncan and Alexandria Jones.

Our thoughts go out to David‘s family and loved ones during this difficult time.

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Pierre Boulez Dead - Famed French Composer Passes Away at 90

Pierre Boulez, famed French composer and conductor, has passed away at the age of 90, the New York Times reports.

The renowned musician died at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany on Tuesday (January 5).

“For all those who met him and were able to appreciate his creative energy, his artistic vigour… will remain alive and strong,” his family said in a statement.

Pierre led many orchestras around the world, and was the head of the Paris Philharmonic. When news of his death spread, his name began trending worldwide on Twitter with an outpouring of sadness.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this time.

Country Singer Craig Strickland Found Dead at 29 After Being Reported Missing

Country singer Craig Strickland has been found dead at age 29 after being reported missing.

The Backroad Anthem lead singer’s boat capsized in December while on a trip with a friend. Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed that his body had been found (via E! News). Craig‘s family has been informed.

A search team had been looking for Craig after the body of his friend Chase Moreland was found. Craig‘s wife Helen had been updating fans as to the status of the searches.

Our thoughts are with Craig‘s loved ones during this time.

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