Actor Richard Griffiths has passed away, aged 65

Richard Griffiths OBE, 'one of the most loved, recognisable and greatest British actors', has died after complications following heart surgery.

Best known for his brilliant portrayal of Uncle Vernon in the Potter series, Griffths had enjoyed an enormously successful and wide ranging career in film, theatre and television. Starting out with the Royal Shakespeare Company, he went on to a number of television roles before becoming a fan favourite in the 1987 British classic, Withnail and I. In recent years, he headed back to the stage with roles in the Alan Bennett'sThe History Boys and the 2007 revival of Equus, featuring Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe.

RIP Richard Griffiths.

Categories: Movies, Cast and Crew
Posted on 29 Mar 2013 by Harsh

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