Alan Rickman has a voice that's bitter and rich and sinister, like a malevolent cup of coffee. "At drama school, it was the subject of a great deal of criticism and a lot of hard work," he says during a recent phone interview. "They said I had a spastic soft palate. They were right." Actually, he can't discern his distinctive tones. "I don't hear what anybody else hears," he says. "I'm six-foot-one, I wear size 11 shoes, and I... More >>>