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Rooting against Uncle Vernon Dursley in the "Harry Potter" movies was one thing, but few had anything but kind words to say about the actor who played him, Richard Griffiths, who died Thursday at age 65.
The celebrated film and theater star passed away at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire in the U.K. following complications from heart surgery.
Daniel Radcliffe, Griffiths' costar in the "Harry Potter" films as well as on stage in "Equus," told The Guardian newspaper he's "proud to say I knew him."Read More »from Richard Griffiths, Uncle Vernon in ‘Harry Potter’ Movies, Dies at 65