From the hilarious comedy panel show, Q.I., guest John Sessions has a little tale to tell about the late Alan Rickman that I always think of whenever someone brings up villainous roles. The actual tale starts at around 2:12, but the rest is worth a watch for the panel’s take on why British actors wind up playing the bad guys in so many films:
It makes me wonder if “May you meet interesting people” should become a phrase of ambiguous intent? 🙂
You will be missed, Mr. Rickman.