Known For Acting
Known Credits 80
Day of Death 2013-03-28 (65 years old)
Place of Birth Thornaby-on-Tees, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Also Known As
- Ричард Гриффитс
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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.