Nightly News   |  March 29, 2013

Richard Griffiths, ‘Harry Potter’ actor, dies at 65

The British actor who played Uncle Vernon in the ‘Harry Potter’ movies has died following complications from heart surgery. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> hurricane. the popular british actor richard griffiths has died. american audiences know him from the " harry potter " films. on stage, he originated the great role of the teacher in "history boys." growing up in england, he cared for two deaf parents when he was young. richard griffiths suffered complications following heart surgery. he was 65.