The Six Degrees of Alan Rickman

If you’ve heard about our megacrazypartyslashreading in honor of Figment’s big LA Times Innovator’s Award-win, you’re as excited as we are. Six comedians are going to be reading your stories, which is so mind-blowing, Idon’tevenknowrightnow. Martin Starr, Michael Hitchcock, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Andrea Savage, Michael Ian Black & Michaela Watkins are  fixtures of the comedy world; they’ve been in movies together, they’re going to be in movies together, and each and every one can be connected to Alan Rickman in six steps or fewer (the mark of the truly great). May we present,

The Six Degrees of Alan Rickman, Figment LA Times Innovator’s Award Party-style.

Round 1!

Martin Starr was recently on Community
1. with Chevy Chase who was in Caddyshack
2. with Bill Murray who voiced a part in The Fantastic Mr. Fox
3. as did Meryl Streep who was in The Devil Wears Prada
5. in which Alan Rickman voiced a part!

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Escajeda (who is producing and curating the readings) has done voice work on The Cleveland Show
1. which regularly features Jason Sudekis who was in What Happens in Vegas
2. with Cameron Diaz (who is going to be in What to Expect When You’re Expecting with Wendi McLendon-Covey, as a coincidence) who starred in Gangs of New York
3. with Leonardo DiCaprio who stared in Titanic
4. with Kate Winslet who was in Sense and Sensibility
5. with Alan Rickman!

 

Michael Hitchcock was in Super 8
1. which was written and produced by J.J. Abrams who was in Six Degrees of Separation
2. with Ian McKellen who plays Gandalf in the upcoming movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
3. with Martin Freeman who was in Love Actually AND The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
4. with Alan Rickman!

 

Think you can do better? Leave your six-degrees in the comments! Stay tuned for six degrees of Alan Rickman round 2!

29 thoughts on “The Six Degrees of Alan Rickman

  1. 1) My cousin was a background character in “He Said She Said” with 2)Kevin Bacon
    3) who was in “Where True Love Lies” with Colin Firth
    4) who was in “Love Actually” with Alan Rickman.

    **I got a bit of help from Yahoo answers. 😛

  2. My friend HB’s (1) brother (2) goes to college with Emma Watson (3) who starred in the Harry Potter films with Alan Rickman (4)!

  3. Miranda Cosgrove starred in School of Rock with
    1. Jack Black, who voiced Po in Kung Fu Panda with
    2. Angelina Jolie who co-starred in The Tourist with
    3.Johnny Depp, who played in Alice in Wonderland with
    4. Helena Bonham Carter who played Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter movies with
    5. Alan Rickman.

  4. Stephanie Escajeda (who is producing and curating the readings) has done voice work on The Cleveland Show
    1. which regularly features Jason Sudekis who was in What Happens in Vegas
    2. with Cameron Diaz (who is going to be in What to Expect When You’re Expecting with Wendi McLendon-Covey, as a coincidence) who starred in Gangs of New York
    Cameron Diaz is in Gambit with Alan Rickman, Gambit comes out in 2013

  5. 1) James Kirk who was in “Behemoth” with
    2) Melanie Chartoff who was in Dr. Dolittle with
    3)Whoopi Goldberg in the Rugrats Movie with
    4)David Mann in Madea Goes To Jail with
    5) Morgan Freeman in “Who Says I Can’t Ride A Rainbow” with
    6) Alan Rickman in “Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves”

    Did I do this right?

  6. Martin Starr was on New Girl
    1. starring Zooey Deschanel
    2. who was in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
    3. with Alan Rickman

  7. Wendi McLendon-Covey was in Bewitched
    1. with Michael Caine who was in Batman Begins
    2. with Liam Neeson who was in Love Actually and Michael Collins
    3. with Alan Rickman

  8. Stephanie Escajeda was on The Cleveland Show
    1. with Jason Sudeikis who was on SNL and 30 Rock
    2. with Tina Fey who was on 30 Rock
    3. with Susan Sarandon who was in The January Man
    4. with Alan Rickman

  9. 1) I’m friends with a girl named Georgia
    2) Who is personally acquainted with a girl named Georgina Grint
    3) Whose brother is Rupert Grint
    4) Who was in all seven “Harry Potter” films with Alan Rickman

  10. I was named after Saffy from Absolutely Fabulous
    1. played by Julia Sawahla, who was once in a relationship with
    2. Alan Davies, who is often on QI with
    3. Stephen Fry, who is a personal friend of
    4. Emma Thompson, who was in Sense and Sensibility
    4. with Alan Rickman.

  11. 1) I have a bestfriend
    2) Whose Mom interviewed the cast of Robin Hood: Prince of Theives, which includes Alan Rickman!

    …don’t know if this counts…

  12. Here’s one that isn’t so obvious.

    Benedict Cumberbatch
    1. is going to be in The Hobbit: There and Back Again
    2. With Martin Freeman who was in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
    3. With Alan Rickman.

  13. 1. Emma Thompson who played in Beautiful Creatures
    2. with Viola Davis who played in Doubt
    3. with Meryl Streep who played in Julie&Julia, The Devil Wears Prada
    4. with Stanley Tucci who played in Gambit
    5. with Colin Firth who played also in Gambit
    6. with ♥ Alan Rickman ♥

    Emma & Alan > I open at the close — The Song of Lunch, Love Actually, HP, The Winter Guest, Sense and Sensibility ♥

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