Google Doodle honors Harry Potter fame Alan Rickman

Iconic Hollywood actor Alan Rickman was best known for his cold and dark roles in the Harry Potter franchise

where Snape was considered his most iconic role in his 40-year career as an actor.

Alan Rickman, apart from playing the magical role of Professor Snape in Harry Potter, was also known for his role in the play 'Les Liaisons Dangerous'

Some of her most iconic roles of all time

1 Professor Snape in the Harry Potter franchise 2 Absolum in the Alice in Wonderland franchise 3 Hans Gruber in Die Hard

4 harry in love actually 5 Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd 6 Grigory Rasputin in Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny

He started his acting career at the age of 26 when he joined a renowned acting and theater academy and acted in The Tempest and Love's Labor Lost

Alan Rickman's health continued to deteriorate and he eventually died in 2016 after a long illness at the age of 69.