Alan Rickman died – level 2
Actor and theatre director Alan Rickman died at age 69. People mostly know the actor for his role of Professor Snape in the “Harry Potter” series.
He also played a judge in “Sweeney Todd,” and a husband in “Love Actually.” The actor never revealed which project was his favourite.
He died of cancer and his family and friends surrounded him at the time.
Difficult words: director (a person who manages the making of a play, a film or a TV show), judge (an officer who decides who is or isn’t guilty of a crime), reveal (to say).
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