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Richard Griffiths
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Born in Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland and Teesside
Born on 31st of July 1947

Born 1947 - English actor.

Studied at Manchester University as a mature student. Became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Well known in the films A Private Function (1985) and Withnail and I (1987). Appeared on television in the series Pie in the Sky (1994 95). Appears in the Harry Potter films as Uncle Vernon. Won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, in The History Boys.

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