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Topic - Richard Griffiths
Richard Griffiths was one of the great British stage actors of his generation, a heavy man with a light touch, whether in Shakespeare or Neil Simon. But for millions of movie fans, he will always be grumpy Uncle Vernon, the least magical of characters in the fantastical "Harry Potter" movies.
Years after its 1987 release, Griffiths said people would regularly shout Monty's most famous lines at him in the street.
Griffiths once said he liked playing Uncle Vernon "because that gives me a license to be horrible to kids."