"A Little Chaos" New York PremiereMoviegoers have been mourning the sudden loss of Alan Rickman, who died on Thursday at age 69 after a private battle with cancer. While the beloved actor was known for numerous roles throughout his long and varied career, his turn as Professor Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" saga will always remain one of his most iconic, and fans of the series are remembering him in their own unique way.

Potterheads have created several makeshift memorials to Rickman over the past 24 hours, including one at Platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross Station in London, the site where students boarded the Hogwarts Express in the books and films. Fans have left flowers (a lot of lilies, naturally), cards, handmade signs, and photographs, and even a couple green scarves to represent Slytherin House, which Snape headed in the series.

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That love for Rickman has spread to the States as well, with several displays of support popping up at Harry Potter World at Universal Studios Orlando, too. On Thursday, a group of fans raised their wands there in memory of Rickman (and we imagine many more similar gatherings will occur there throughout the next few days and weeks). And one park employee left a simple and sweet tribute to the actor outside the Potions Classroom portion of the attraction: A single lily, in honor of Snape's everlasting love for Harry's mother, Lily Potter.


Excuse us, we have something in our eyes. We miss you Alan. Always.

[h/t Mashable, Vulture]

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