Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths was an English actor of stage, film and television. He received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, all for his role in the play The History Boys. He was also known for his portrayal of Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, Uncle Monty in Withnail and I and Henry Crabbe in Pie in the Sky. On March 29th, 2013 Richard died due to complications following heart surgery.

  • Known For
    Acting
  • Born
    31 July 1947
  • Place of Birth
    Thornaby-on-Tees, North Yorkshire, England, UK
  • Died
    28 March 2013 (aged 65)