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Hans Gruber from Die Hard

In the classic action movie Die Hard, Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) is a German terrorist who takes over Nakatomi Tower in Los Angeles with his crew in order to steal hundreds of millions of dollars in bearer bonds.  Gruber’s plans are foiled by NYPD detective John McClane who is attending a holiday party in an attempt to repair his relationship with his estranged wife.  Hans wears a dark suit, shows off an impressive American accent, and communicates with his team (and McClane) with walkie talkies thorughout the film.

Severus Snape

In the Harry Potter series, Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) is a professor for the Defense Against the Dark Arts at Hogwarts. His sarcastic and cold demeanor masks a complex person with enigmatic personality, and it’s never clear where his true loyalties lie.