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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, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet 1976-11-18
Latest Project:
Movie Showing Up 2014-02-25
Known For
Movie Showing Up Himself 2014-02-25
Movie About Time Lawyer in Play 2013-08-16
Movie Private Peaceful The Colonel 2012-10-12
Movie Hugo Monsieur Frick 2011-11-22
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides King George II 2011-05-14
Movie National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art Fitz / W. H. Auden 2010-04-22
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Vernon Dursley 2010-10-17
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 Ballet Shoes Great Uncle Matthew 2008-08-26
Movie Bedtime Stories Barry Nottingham 2008-12-24
Movie A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Santa Claus 2008-12-17
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Vernon Dursley 2007-06-28
Movie The History Boys Hector 2006-10-02
Movie Venus Donald 2006-09-02
Movie The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Jeltz (voice) 2005-04-28
Movie OPA! Tierrney 2005-11-13
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Vernon Dursley 2004-05-31
Movie Stage Beauty Sir Charles Sedley 2004-09-03
Movie The Brides in the Bath Sir Edward Marshall-Hall 2003-12-31
Movie Jeffrey Archer: The Truth Willie Whitelaw 2002-12-01
Movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Vernon Dursley 2002-11-13
Series TLC 2002-11-17
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Vernon Dursley 2001-11-16
Series Gormenghast Swelter 2000-01-17
Movie Vatel Dr. Bourdelot 2000-05-01
Series Hope and Glory 1999-06-22
Movie Sleepy Hollow Bürgermeister Phillipse 1999-11-18
Series In the Red Geoffrey Crichton Potter 1998-05-26
Movie Ted & Ralph Landowner at Party 1998-12-26
Movie Funny Bones Jim Minty 1995-09-20
Series Pie in the Sky 1994-03-13
Movie Guarding Tess Frederick 1994-03-11
Movie A Breed of Heroes Brian Beasely 1994-09-04
Movie Blame It on the Bellboy Maurice Horton 1992-03-06
Movie Mr. Wakefield's Crusade Porter 1992-04-22
Movie King Ralph Duncan Phipps 1991-02-15
Movie The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Dr. Meinheimer / Earl Hacker 1991-06-28
Movie Goldeneye Second Admiral 1989-08-26
Movie Casanova Cardinal 1987-03-01
Movie Withnail & I Montague Withnail (Uncle Monty) 1987-06-19
Movie Shanghai Surprise Willie Tuttle 1986-08-29
Movie A Private Function Henry Allardyce 1984-11-09
Movie Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Captain Billings 1984-03-30
Series The Cleopatras 1983-01-19
Movie Gorky Park Anton 1983-12-15
Movie Britannia Hospital Cheerful Bernie 1982-05-27
Series Bird of Prey 1982-04-22
Movie Gandhi Collins 1982-11-30
Movie The French Lieutenant's Woman Sir Tom 1981-08-28
Movie Chariots of Fire Head Port-Caius College 1981-05-15
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
Movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet 1976-11-18
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