Beloved actor, Richard Griffiths, dies at 65 is saddened to hear of the passing of Richard Griffiths due to complications from heart surgery. We send our condolences to his family and friends.

Although it was by far not his only work, Potter fans will fondly remember him for bringing Harry’s uncle, Vernon Dursley, to life onscreen. He also starred with Daniel Radcliffe on stage in “Equus” in both the West End production in London, and the Broadway production in New York.

According to BBC news, Daniel Radcliffe was among the first to pay tribute, saying: “Richard was by my side during two of the most important moments of my career. I was proud to know him.”

I was lucky enough to meet Mr. Griffiths after a performance of “Equus” in New York in 2008. He was a lovely, funny gentleman, and our world is less talented without him in it. RichardVernon