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Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths is an English actor of stage, film and television. He has 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 is 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.

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Jul 31, 1947 In Thornaby-on-Tees, Cleveland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie All the King's Men 1949-11-08
Latest Project:
Series Archibald the Koala 2016
Known For
Poster of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Poster of Bedtime Stories
Poster of King Ralph
Poster of Out of This World
Series Archibald the Koala Unknown 2016
Movie Showing Up Himself 2014-02-25
Series Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Henry Allardyce 2013-08-10
Movie About Time Lawyer in Play 2013-08-16
Movie The Hollow Crown: Henry V 2012-07-21
Movie Private Peaceful The Colonel 2012-10-12
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides King George II 2011-05-14
Movie Hugo Monsieur Frick 2011-11-22
Movie National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art W. H. Auden 2010-04-22
Movie Jackboots on Whitehall Hermann Goering (voice) 2010-10-08
Movie Creating The World of Harry Potter. Part 1: The Magic Begins Himself 2009-11-17
Movie A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Santa Claus 2008-12-17
Movie Ballet Shoes Great Uncle Matthew 2008-08-26
Movie Bedtime Stories Barry Nottingham 2008-12-24
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Vernon Dursley 2007-06-28
Movie Venus Donald 2006-09-02
Movie The History Boys Hector 2006-10-02
Series McBride Captain Billings 2005-01-14
Movie The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Jeltz (voice) 2005-04-28
Movie OPA! Tierrney 2005-11-13
Series Bleak House Unknown 2005-10-27
Movie Stage Beauty Sir Charles Sedley 2004-09-03
Series Whoopi Vernon Dursley 2003-09-09
Movie The Brides in the Bath Sir Edward Marshall-Hall 2003-12-31
Movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Vernon Dursley 2002-11-13
Movie Jeffrey Archer: The Truth Willie Whitelaw 2002-12-01
Series TLC 2002-11-17
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Vernon Dursley 2001-11-16
Movie Vatel Dr. Bourdelot 2000-05-01
Movie Gormenghast Swelter 2000-01-17
Series Gormenghast Swelter 2000-01-17
Series In the Red Geoffrey Crichton Potter 1998-05-26
Movie Ted & Ralph Landowner at Party 1998-12-26
Series Enchantment Maurice Horton 1998-06-08
Movie Funny Bones Jim Minty 1995-09-20
Movie Guarding Tess Frederick 1994-01-01
Series Pie in the Sky 1994-03-13
Movie King Ralph Duncan Phipps 1991-02-15
Movie The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Dr. Meinheimer / Earl Hacker 1991-06-28
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Movie Goldeneye Second Admiral 1989-08-26
Movie Withnail & I Montague Withnail (Uncle Monty) 1987-06-19
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Shanghai Surprise Willie Tuttle 1986-08-29
Series Boon Unknown 1986-01-14
Series The Cleopatras 1983-01-19
Series Six Fifty-Five Unknown 1983-07-04
Movie Gorky Park 1983-12-15
Movie Britannia Hospital Cheerful Bernie 1982-05-27
Movie The World Cup: A Captain's Tale Sidney Barron 1982-06-13
Series Whoops Apocalypse Unknown 1982-03-14
Movie Five-Minute Films: A Light Snack The Window Cleaner 1982-09-08
Movie Gandhi Collins 1982-11-30
Series Countdown Unknown 1982-11-02
Movie Chariots of Fire Head Port-Caius College 1981-05-15
Movie The French Lieutenant's Woman Sir Tom 1981-08-28
Series Bergerac Unknown 1981-10-18
Movie Ragtime Delmas' Assistant No. 1 1981-11-20
Movie Breaking Glass Studio Engineer 1980-10-01
Movie Superman II Terrorist 1980-12-04
Movie Afternoon Off Factory Boss 1979-02-03
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Movie Well Thank You, Thursday Window Cleaner 1976-01-25
Movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet 1976-11-18
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Movie The College Girl Murders 1967-08-11
Movie Closely Watched Trains 1966-11-18
Series The Patty Duke Show Vernon Dursley 1963-09-18
Series Out of This World B├╝rgermeister Phillipse 1962-06-30
Movie Attack of the Crab Monsters 1957-02-10
Movie All the King's Men 1949-11-08