‘Harry Potter’ Actor Richard Griffiths Dead At 65

LONDON (CBSLA.com) — Harry Potter” actor Richard Griffiths has died at the age of 65.

Griffiths died Thursday in Coventry, England, from complications following heart surgery.

The versatile British actor appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows, including his famous role as the Harry Potter’s unsympathetic Uncle Vernon and flamboyant Uncle Monty in 1980s cult classic “Withnail and I”.

Griffiths was scheduled to appear alongside Danny DeVito in September in the Center Theatre Group’s “The Sunshine Boys” in Los Angeles.

The actor is survived by his wife, Heather Gibson.

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