Brad Pitt won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his work in Moneyball and in Terrence Malick's Tree Of Life, in which he plays an authoritarian father. Merie Wallace/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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Alan Rickman has played Professor Severus Snape throughout the Harry Potter series. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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