29 March 2013 12:17 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Moviegoers will certainly miss Richard Griffiths, the beloved character actor who played the callous Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter movies. With today's news that Griffiths died at age 65 from complications due to heart surgery, take a look back at his four-decade career, including the five movie roles he's sure to be remembered for. 1. The Harry Potter Films: Everyone's favorite boy wizard hated living with the Dursleys, who often mistreated him in favor of their own son, Dudley—at least until Harry was old enough to put them in their place. While Vernon wasn't the most sympathetic in the fantasy franchise, the portly Griffiths infused Potter's grumpy uncle with a sly sense of humor that »

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Richard Griffiths (I)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners