Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65. Agent Simon Beresford announced Friday that Griffiths died a day earlier of complications following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, central England.He paid tribute to Griffiths as "a remarkable man and one of our greatest an...

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  • British actor Richard Griffiths, a stage legend and Harry Potter's Uncle Vernon, dies at 65
    LONDON - Richard Griffiths was one of the great British stage actors of his generation, a heavy man with a light touch, whether in Shakespeare or Neil Simon. But for millions of movie fans, he will always be grumpy Uncle Vernon, the least magical of ...
    03/30/2013 - 4:54 am | View Link
  • Respected Actor Richard Griffiths Passed Away This Week At The Age Of 65
    Beloved film and stage actor Richard Griffiths ... under his belt, Griffiths was a true acting veteran. However, younger audiences tend to recognise him most from his part as Harry Potter’s grumpy and sometimes cruel uncle Vernon. His co-actor in the ...
    03/30/2013 - 12:38 am | View Link
  • Brutal childhood that haunted Richard Griffiths, the star with a giant-sized talent
    Tributes were paid last night to Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths after he died from complications ... It was his role in 2001 as Harry Potter’s blustering, hen-pecked uncle Vernon Dursley that made him an international star — a fame he never ...
    03/29/2013 - 9:44 am | View Link
  • 'Harry Potter' actor Richard Griffiths dies at 65
    LONDON — Richard ... Radcliffe said. Griffiths won a Tony Award for “The History Boys” and appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows. But he will be most widely remembered as a pair of contrasting uncles — Harry Potter's Uncle Vernon Dursley ...
    03/29/2013 - 7:34 am | View Link
  • Actor who played Harry Potter's Uncle Vernon, Richard Griffiths dies
    Venerable British actor passes away after heart surgery at age of 65 He was most popularly known as everyone's least favorite "Muggle" - actor Richard Griffiths played boy wizard Harry Potter's most unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the celebrated film series.
    03/29/2013 - 6:08 am | View Link
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  • Vernon Dursley | Harry Potter Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia
    Vernon Dursley was a Muggle, husband of Petunia Evans, father of Dudley and uncle of Harry Potter by marriage. He used to live at 4 Privet Drive along with his wife and son for nearly twenty years until they were forced into hiding during the escalation of the Second Wizarding War. After...
    03/15/2018 - 8:30 pm | View Website
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
    Directed by Chris Columbus. With Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith. Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
    03/15/2018 - 2:11 pm | View Website
  • List of supporting Harry Potter characters
    The Dursley family are Harry Potter's last living relatives. To ensure Harry's safety, Albus Dumbledore placed him in the Dursleys' care when he was a baby. The Dursleys live at Number 4, Privet Drive, Little Whinging in Surrey, England. They are all Muggles, and despise all things related to magic – and anything out of the ordinary in general – and the Wizarding World, especially the Potters.
    03/15/2018 - 9:10 am | View Website
  • Richard Griffiths
    Richard Griffiths, Actor: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown, with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Royal Shakespeare Company just a few of his ...
    03/14/2018 - 7:31 am | View Website
  • Dursley family | Harry Potter Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia
    Some content in this article is derived from information featured in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and, as such, spoilers will be present. Harry Potter's aunt and uncle met at work. Petunia Evans, forever embittered by the fact that her parents seemed to value her witch sister more than they ...
    03/13/2018 - 2:10 am | View Website
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