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Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

British actor
Richard Thomas Griffiths OBE was an English actor of film, television, and stage. He is known for his portrayals of Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, Uncle Monty in Withnail and I, and Henry Crabbe in Pie in the Sky.Wikipedia
BornJuly 31, 1947
HometownThornaby-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Net worth$5 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseHeather Gibson
ParentsThomas Griffiths, Jane Griffiths
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Bruce Robinson: ‘I introduced Johnny Depp to Amber Heard – some of the stuff said about him was nonsense’

  • Bruce Robinson is furious. The Oscar-nominated screenwriter of The Killing Fields and the writer-director of Withnail and I has been comparing the outsized salaries of water-company bosses to the fate of Birmingham Rep, which has just had its funding cut to zero. “It’s a fabulous theatre, and they’re getting absolutely nothing. We have to ask ourselves, as English people, what would you rather have? A guy pouring s--- into our rivers for a million quid?”

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Half of free-range turkeys for Christmas have died from avian flu, warns poultry executive

Consumers have been warned of a shortage of British free range turkeys this Christmas with half already dead due to bird flu.Half of the free range turkeys produced for Christmas in the UK have already been killed in the bird flu epidemic, British Poultry Council chief executive Richard Griffiths told the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.Mr Griffiths said: “The usual amount of free range birds grown for Christmas is around 1.2 to 1.3 million. We have seen around 600,000 of those free range birds being directly affected.”
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Private Peaceful
Private Peaceful
1h 40min
2012
Shanghai Surprise
Shanghai Surprise
PG-13
1h 37min
1986
Opa!
Opa!
PG-13
1h 37min
2009
Ballet Shoes
Ballet Shoes
PG
1h 30min
2008
Venus
Venus
R
1h 35min
2006
The History Boys
The History Boys
R
1h 49min
2006
Funny Bones
Funny Bones
R
2h 8min
1995
Pie in the Sky
Pie in the Sky
0h 50min
1994
Blame It on the Bellboy
Blame It on the Bellboy
PG-13
1h 19min
1992
Withnail and I
Withnail and I
R
1h 42min
1987
The Cleopatras
The Cleopatras
0h 50min
1983
Bird of Prey
Bird of Prey
0h 50min
1982

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2007British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Leading RoleThe History Boys (film)Nominated
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