Tyne Daly (born February 21, 1946) is an American stage and screen actress, widely known for her work as Detective Lacey in the television series Cagney & Lacey. She has won six Emmy Awards for her television work, and the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical in Gypsy: A Musical Fable in 1989.
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor of the stage and screen. He was a renowned stage actor in modern and classical productions and a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. His breakout performance was as the Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Rickman is known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard and Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series. He is a BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe winner.
Anthony Daniels (born 21 February 1946) is an English mime actor, best known for his role as the droid C-3PO in the Star Wars series of films made between 1977 and 2005.
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