February 18, 2018

R.I.P. Richard Griffiths

65-year-old legendary British actor Richard Griffiths has died after complications following heart surgery.

Though widely known for his role as Harry’s pompous uncle Vernon Dursley in the “Harry Potter” films, Griffith’s career has been one of much acclaim and some stunning films, and shows such as his starring role as Henry Crabbe in the mid-1990s TV series “Pie in the Sky”.

Films he has worked on include “Withnail and I,” “Gorky Park,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “The Naked Gun 2 1/2,” “Stage Beauty,” “Venus,” and “Hugo”.

He also scored multiple awards for his work on the stage play of “The History Boys,” and reprised the role for the film adaptation.

Dark Horizons – News

Posts Related to this Article:

About The Critic

The Critic knows all about Hollywood. What's in, what's out, who's who and what's coming in the near future. Look to The Critic for all the latest Hollywood movie news and upcoming features.