Richard Griffiths

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Richard Griffiths, OBE (31 July 1947 – 28 March 2013) was an English actor of stage, film and television. He received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor and a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, all for his role in the play The History Boys.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2013
About Time (2013)
Lawyer in play

2012
The Colonel

2012
The Hollow Crown (2012) (TV Show)
Duke of Burgundy

2011
Hugo (2011)
Monsieur Frick

2011
Episodes (2011) (TV Show)
Julian Bullard

2011
George and Bernard Shaw
Bernard

2009
National Theatre Live (2009) (TV Show)
Fitz, W.H. Auden

2008
Barry Nottingham

2007
Ballet Shoes (2007) (TV Movie)
Great Uncle Matthew

2006
Hector

2006
Venus (2006)
Donald

2005
Opa! (2005)
Tierrney

2005
Princes in the Tower (TV Movie)

2005
Bleak House (2005) (TV Show)
Mr. Bayham Badger

2004
Stage Beauty (2004)
Sir Charles Sedley

2003
The Brides in the Bath (2003) (TV Movie)
Sir Edward Marshall-Hall

2002
Jeffrey Archer: The Truth (TV Movie)
Willie Whitelaw

2002
tlc (TV Show)
Mr. Benedict Ron

2000
Vatel (2000)
Dr. Bourdelot

2000
Gormenghast (2000) (TV Show)
Swelter

1999
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Magistrate Philipse

1999
Hope & Glory (1999) (TV Show)
Leo Wheeldon

1999
The Animal Train (TV Show)
Elephant

1998
In the Red (TV Movie)
Geoffrey Crichton-Potter

1998
The Canterbury Tales (1998) (TV Show)
Saturn

1998
Ted & Ralph (TV Movie)
Landowner at Party

1998
Archibald the Koala
Archibald

1995
Funny Bones (1995)
Jim Minty

1994
Guarding Tess (1994)
Frederick

1994
Pie in the Sky (1994) (TV Show)
Henry Crabbe

1994
The Vicar of Dibley (1994) (TV Show)
Bishop of Mulberry

1994
A Breed of Heroes (TV Movie)
Brian Beazely

1992
Maurice Horton

1992
Mr. Jackson, Mr. Alderman Ptolomy Tortoise, Sir Isaac Newton

1992
The Good Guys (1992) (TV Show)
Archie Phillips

1992
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade (TV Movie)
Porter

1991
King Ralph (1991)
Duncan Phipps

1991
Dr. Meinheimer, Earl Hacker

1990
El C.I.D. (1990) (TV Show)
Weatherby

1990
Perfect Scoundrels (TV Show)
Phil Kirby

1989
Goldeneye (TV Movie)
Second admiral

1988
A Kind of Living (TV Show)
Trevor Beasley

1987
Withnail & I (1987)
Monty

1987
Casanova (1987) (TV Movie)
Cardinal

1987
Inspector Morse (1987) (TV Show)
Canon Humphrey Appleton

1987
The Marksman (TV Show)
Brown

1987
Ffizz (TV Show)
Jack Mowbray

1986
Willie Tuttle

1986
Boon (1986) (TV Show)
Sidney Garbutt

1986
Lovejoy (1986) (TV Show)
Hans Koopman

1984
Henry Allardyce the Accountant

1984
Bird of Prey 2 (TV Show)
Henry Jay

1983
Gorky Park (1983)
Anton

1983
The Cleopatras (1983) (TV Show)
Pot Belly

1982
Cheerful Bernie

1982
Gandhi (1982)
Collins

1982
Bird of Prey (TV Show)
Henry Jay

1982
The Merry Wives of Windsor (TV Movie)
Sir John Falstaff

1982
Sidney Barron

1982
Whoops Apocalypse (1982) (TV Show)
Premier Dubienkin

1981
Head Porter-Caius College

1981
Ragtime (1981)
Delmas' Assistant No. 1

1981
Sir Tom

1981
Bergerac (1981) (TV Show)
Jean-Pierre

1981
Prisoners of Conscience (TV Show)
William Beausire

1980
Studio Engineer

1980
Superman II (1980)
Terrorist #3

1980
Nobody's Perfect (TV Show)
Sam Hooper

1979
Minder (1979) (TV Show)
Derek Farrow

1979
Afternoon Off (TV Movie)
Mr. Turnbull

1978
The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
Officer

1976
When the Boat Comes In (1976) (TV Show)
P.C. Price

1976
Red Letter Day (TV Show)
Window Cleaner

1975
The Sweeney (1975) (TV Show)
Ronnie Harries

1975
Five-Minute Films (TV Show)
The Window Cleaner

1974
Village Hall (TV Show)
Mr. Ridealgh

1972
Crown Court (1972) (TV Show)
Interpreter

1968
The Expert (TV Show)
Ripley

1967
ITV Playhouse (1967) (TV Show)
Board member, Park keeper

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Second City Firsts (TV Show)
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'I hate being the subject of photographs.


If I had my way, all actors over 55 would be issued a 3-lb. wet salmon with which to slap the face of every young, beautiful, successful upstart. 'That's for being so lucky, you bastard!' I would shout. And then, hit them again, if you can.


I've always hated the way I looked...


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First NameRichard
Last NameGriffiths
Full Name at BirthRichard Griffiths
Age65 (age at death)
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1947
BirthplaceThornaby-on-Tees, North Yorkshire
Date of DeathMarch 28, 2013
Height5' 9" (175 cm)
BuildLarge
Hair ColorGrey
Star SignLeo
SexualityStraight
EthnicityWhite
NationalityBritish
OccupationActor
Occupation CategoryActor
Claim to FameThe History Boys, Harry Potter, Withnail and I, Pie in the Sky

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