Harry Potter Actor Richard Griffiths Has Died

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Richard Griffiths attends the royal film performance of Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo in 3D' at the Odeon Leicester Square on November 28, 2011 in London, England.(Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Richard Griffiths attends the royal film performance of Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo in 3D' at the Odeon Leicester Square on November 28, 2011 in London, England.(Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) Photo: Ian Gavan/2011 Getty Images

Richard Griffiths, better known to many as Harry Potter's Uncle Dursley, passed away Thursday after "complications following heart surgery." In addition to his role in the Potter films, Griffths played another famous Uncle (Monty) in 1987's Withnail & I. He won a Tony for his role in Alan Bennett's 2006 play The History Boys. Griffths was 65.