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Richard Griffiths, actor, dies at 65

Richard Griffiths, best known in the U.S. for his portrayal of Vernon Dursley, Harry Potter’s angry, frightened, and hate-filled uncle in the Harry Potter films, died yesterday, Thursday the 28th of March. He was only 65, but he suffered complications following heart surgery.

Potter and Withnail actor Richard Griffiths dies.

Richard Griffiths, uncle to Withnail and Harry Potter, dies aged 65.