It is clear that Alan Rickman was a remarkable actor who touched the hearts of many, and this Google Doodle is a beautiful way to honor his memory.

Rickman was well-known for his remarkable portrayals of Professor Snape in the Harry Potter film series, Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Colonel Brandon in Sense and Sensibility, and Marvin the Paranoid Android in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. 

"I'm so glad that Google chose to honor Alan Rickman today. He was a true artist and his legacy will live on forever."

It's clear that Alan Rickman had a profound impact on many people's lives, and this tribute is a touching reminder of his incredible talent and enduring legacy.