Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths
1920 - 2010

Richard Griffiths  American Actor


Richard Griffiths, OBE (31 July 1947 – 28 March 2013) 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 ...

First Name Richard
Last Name Griffiths
Full Name at Birth Richard Thomas Griffiths
Alternative Name Richard Thomas Griffiths O.B.E.
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th November, 1920
Birthplace Thornaby-on-Tees, North Pekingese
Died 31st December, 2010
Place of Death Coventry, West Midlands, England
Cause of Death Complications during heart surgery
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Weight 18348984lbs (8322952 kg)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Stockton & Billingham College
University Manchester Polytechnic School of Drama
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The History Boys, Harry Potter, Withnail and I, Pie in the Sky
Year(s) Active 1974–2010
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About Time2013 Lawyer in play (uncredited) Movie
Private Peaceful2012 The Colonel Movie
The Hollow Crown2012 Duke of Burgundy TV Show
Hugo2011 Monsieur Frick Movie
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides2011 King George Movie
Episodes2011 Julian Bullard TV Show
George and Bernard Shaw2011 Bernard Movie
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 12010 Vernon Dursley Movie
Jackboots on Whitehall2010 Hermann Goering Movie
Bedtime Stories2008 Barry Nottingham Movie
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa2008 Santa Claus TV Movie
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix2007 Uncle Vernon Dursley Movie
Ballet Shoes2007 Great Uncle Matthew TV Movie
The History Boys2006 Hector Movie
Venus2006 Donald Movie
Opa!2005 Tierney Movie
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy2005 Jeltz Movie
Princes in the Tower2005 Thomas More TV Movie
Bleak House2005 Mr. Bayham Badger TV Show
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban2004 Uncle Vernon Movie
Stage Beauty2004 Sir Charles Sedley Movie
The Brides in the Bath2003 Sir Edward Marshall-Hall TV Movie
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets2002 Uncle Vernon Dursley Movie
Jeffrey Archer: The Truth2002 Willie Whitelaw TV Movie
tlc2002 Mr. Benedict Ron TV Show
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone2001 Uncle Vernon Dursley Movie
Vatel2000 Dr. Bourdelot Movie
Gormenghast2000 Swelter TV Show
Sleepy Hollow1999 Magistrate Philipse Movie
Hope & Glory1999 Leo Wheeldon TV Show
The Animal Train1999 Elephant TV Show
In the Red1998 Geoffrey Crichton Potter TV Movie
The Canterbury Tales1998 Saturn TV Show
Ted & Ralph1998 Landowner at Party TV Movie
Archibald the Koala1998 Archibald (voice) Movie
Funny Bones1995 Jim Minty Movie
Guarding Tess1994 Frederick Movie
Pie in the Sky1994 Henry Crabbe TV Show
The Vicar of Dibley1994 Bishop of Mulberry TV Show
Blame It on the Bellboy1992 Maurice Horton Movie
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends1992 Mr. Jackson, Mr. Alderman Ptolomy Tortoise, Sir Isaac Newton TV Show
The Good Guys1992 Archie Phillips TV Show
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade1992 Porter TV Movie
King Ralph1991 Duncan Phipps Movie
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear1991 Dr. Meinheimer, Earl Hacker Movie
El C.I.D.1990 Weatherby TV Show
Perfect Scoundrels1990 Phil Kirby TV Show
Goldeneye1989 Second admiral TV Movie
A Kind of Living1988 Trevor Beasley TV Show
Withnail & I1987 Monty Movie
Casanova1987 Cardinal TV Movie
Inspector Morse1987 Canon Humphrey Appleton TV Show
The Marksman1987 Brown TV Show
Ffizz1987 Jack Mowbray TV Show
Shanghai Surprise1986 Willie Tuttle Movie
Boon1986 Sidney Garbutt TV Show
Lovejoy1986 Hans Koopman TV Show
If Looks Could Kill-The Power of Behaviour1986 Movie
Screen One1985 Brian Beazely TV Show
A Private Function1984 Henry Allardyce the Accountant Movie
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes1984 Captain Billings Movie
Bird of Prey 21984 Henry Jay TV Show
Gorky Park1983 Anton Movie
The Cleopatras1983 Pot Belly TV Show
Britannia Hospital1982 Cheerful Bernie Movie
Gandhi1982 Collins Movie
Bird of Prey1982 Henry Jay TV Show
The Merry Wives of Windsor1982 Sir John Falstaff TV Movie
The World Cup: A Captain's Tale1982 Sidney Barron TV Movie
Whoops Apocalypse1982 Premier Dubienkin TV Show
Chariots of Fire1981 Head Porter-Caius College Movie
Ragtime1981 Delmas' Assistant No. 1 Movie
The French Lieutenant's Woman1981 Sir Tom Movie
Bergerac1981 Jean-Pierre TV Show
Prisoners of Conscience1981 William Beausire TV Show
Breaking Glass1980 Studio Engineer Movie
Superman II1980 Terrorist #3 Movie
Nobody's Perfect1980 Sam Hooper TV Show
Minder1979 Appearance by, Derek Farrow TV Show
Afternoon Off1979 Factory Boss TV Movie
The Comedy of Errors1978 Officer TV Movie
When the Boat Comes In1976 P.C. Price TV Show
Red Letter Day1976 Window Cleaner TV Show
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet1975 Sam Movie
The Sweeney1975 Ronnie Harries TV Show
Five-Minute Films1975 The Window Cleaner TV Show
Village Hall1974 Mr. Ridealgh TV Show
Crown Court1972 Interpreter TV Show
The Expert1968 Ripley TV Show
ITV Playhouse1967 Board member, Park keeper TV Show
Second City Firsts Bedworth Hog TV Show
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    karentatertotJan 28, 2013

    I loved all of the Pirates' movies!!!! Thanks for your work!

    karentatertotJan 28, 2013

    Great job in amazing series of films Very thankful for you..

    sarahE_586Oct 9, 2009

    he is greatin Harry Potter! :)

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