With Alan Rickman's passing, a lot of wonderful details have been circulating about his life and career, especially in regards to one his most famous roles from the Harry Potter series. As Severus Snape, he became wildly popular amongst young fans, who are digging up everything they can find about their favorite antagonist. In 2011, the Harry Potter series wrapped and Alan Rickman wrote a thank you to J.K. Rowling for talking him into the part. It was published in Empire Magazine for everyone to read and sigh over, and they shared it again on Friday:

"A lifetime seems to have passed in minutes." Here's the letter Alan Rickman wrote for our Harry Potter supplement back in 2011, upon completing The Deathly Hallows.

Posted by Empire Magazine on Friday, January 15, 2016
Sources: Empire Magazine