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Richard Griffiths

30 July 1947 to 28 March 2013

A popular British character actor, Griffiths won a BAFTA nomination for The History Boys (2006). He was best known for playing Uncle Monty in Withnail & I (1987) and Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter films, as well as starring in television series such as Pie In The Sky (1994-97).

- Read Richard Griffiths' Guardian obituary here