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Tributes to Richard Griffiths

Stars of stage and screen have paid tribute to actor Richard Griffiths, who died from complications following heart surgery at the age of 65.

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Richard Griffiths' most famous stage and screen roles

Here are some of Richard Griffiths' most famous roles on screen and stage:

  • Hector, the teacher, in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys
  • Uncle Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films
  • Mr Bayham Badger in the 2005 TV adaptation of Charles Dickens's Bleak House
  • Inspector Henry Crabbe, policeman and pie chef, in TV series Pie In The Sky
  • Swelter in TV series Gormenghast
  • Uncle Monty in film Withnail and I
  • Head porter at Caius College in film Chariots of Fire

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