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Richard Griffiths Dies at 65

Posted by: Melissa
March 29, 2013, 09:41 AM

Richard Griffiths, well known on screen and stage but perhaps best known to many of us as Harry Potter's Uncle Vernon Dursley, has died at age 65 from complications after heart surgery. According to The Guardian, tributes have already begun pouring in from his co-stars, including Daniel Radcliffe:

"In August 2000,Continued...

Scans from Empire Magazine's Celebratory Harry Potter Issue

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
May 31, 2011, 03:53 PM

A collection of scans from Empire Magazine's recently released issue have been added to the Leaky galleries.

"Harry Potter: The Ultimate Movie Celebration" was an added supplement to the magazine's July 2011 issue. New interviews along with exclusive photos of the cast and previouslyContinued...

Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths Attend South Bank Sky Arts Awards

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 27, 2011, 06:39 PM

Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) were in attendance on Tuesday at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. The ceremony took place at the Dorchester Hotel in London and was broadcast later in the evening on the Sky Arts channel.

Grint was a presenter duringContinued...

Happy Birthday, Richard Griffiths

Posted by: Edward
July 31, 2010, 11:38 PM

In addition to the birthdays of author J. K. Rowling and her creation, Harry Potter, July 31st is also the birthday of actor Richard Griffiths.  Mr. Griffiths, who portrays the character of Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, is celebrating his 63rd birthday today.  Cheers to you!

Trailer for Harry Potter Wizarding World DVD Game; Deathly Hallows Photos Due with Collector's Editions

Posted by: sue
October 11, 2009, 07:21 AM

As announced earlier, WB will be releasing Harry Potter: Wizarding World DVD game on December 1st, just a few days before the release of Half-Blood Prince and the special Ultimate Collector's editions DVDs. As such Amazon.com has a brand newContinued...

Updated: Michael Gambon Taken Ill; to be Replaced in UK Stage Production by Richard Griffiths

Posted by: sue
October 02, 2009, 11:00 AM

UPDATE: TLC has spoken directly to reps for Michael Gambon, who have reassured us that the beloved actor is on the road to recovery from this minor illness, and will be back to work, up and jumping again in a few weeks time. Of special interest to Harry PotterContinued...

Happy Birthday, Richard Griffiths

Posted by: Edward
July 31, 2009, 10:42 AM

Happy Birthday wishes go out on this day to actor Richard Griffiths, who portrays the character of Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films.  Please join us at TLC in wishing the actor a most wonderful 62nd birthday.  Cheers to you!

Dan Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths End Broadway Run of "Equus"

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2009, 02:42 PM

Today at 3pm actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will give their final performance in the Broadway production of Equus. As Playbill.com notes "when it closes, the acclaimed revival will have played 21 previews and 156 regular performances. PreviewsContinued...

Win a Pair of Tickets to See Dan Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths in "Equus"

Posted by: sue
December 22, 2008, 11:07 PM

More holiday treats tonight as Playbill.com has opened a contest for ten readers to win a pair of tickets to the play Equus starring Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon).  One grand prize winner will get a backstage meet and greet with Dan,Continued...

Video of Dan Radcliffe at Gypsy of the Year Broadway Charity Event Online

Posted by: Edward
December 14, 2008, 07:14 PM

As TLC reported late last week, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) was among the many Broadway actors to take part in the 20th Annual Gypsy of the Year Event, benefiting the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Charity.  Video of from the event is now online and featuresContinued...

Richard Griffiths to Appear at Macy's Tree Lighting This Weekend

Posted by: sue
November 21, 2008, 04:13 PM

Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will be appearing at the famous Macy's Herald Square Christmas tree lighting event in New York City this weekend. The acclaimed actor, who is currently appearing on Broadway with fellow Potter actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) in the productionContinued...

Video Now Online from Dan Radcliffe, Richard Griffith Interview on "Charlie Rose" Show

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2008, 03:13 PM

Last night actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) were guests on the acclaimed Charlie Rose show which is broadcast on PBS. Video of this fascinating interview where they discuss their play Equus and more is now online here.Continued...

Dan Radcliffe a "Breakout" in "Equus," More Reviews of Opening Night Performance

Posted by: Edward
September 27, 2008, 03:23 AM

Last night, actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) opened the revival production of the play “Equus” at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway. More reviews are now online of that opening night performance in New York City. MTVContinued...

"Equus" News RoundUp: Broadway Debut Tonight

Posted by: Edward
September 26, 2008, 01:52 AM

As readers will remember, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will be stepping onto the Broadway stage this evening with his Harry Potter co-star Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) for the formal opening of the play “Equus.” Preview performances of the Peter Shaffer play began earlier this monthContinued...

NPR Interviews Richard Griffiths and Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
September 21, 2008, 04:31 PM

We have a bit of a treat today as actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) were guests today on NPR, where they discussed their roles in the Harry Potter films as well as working together in “Equus.” In this lovely new audio interview availableContinued...