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Richard Griffiths

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Born Jul 31, 1947

Richard Griffiths, OBE is an English actor of stage, film and television. He has received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor and a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, all for his role in the play The History Boys.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on July 31, 1947.

THIRTIES

1982 34 Years Old He also appeared in Richard Attenborough's Oscar-winning 1982 film Gandhi portraying the role of a British journalist. … Read More
1985 37 Years Old …  On stage, in 1985–86 he performed the role of Verdi in Julian Mitchell's After Aida, in Wales and at the Old Vic Theatre in London. … Read More

FIFTIES

2004 56 Years Old In 2004, he originated the role of Hector (the teacher) in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, directed by Nicholas Hytner, winning the 2005 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor. … Read More
2006 58 Years Old He reprised his role in the film version which was released in October 2006.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 60 Years Old 1 More Event
Together with his Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, he appeared in a stage revival of Peter Shaffer's Equus at the Gielgud Theatre in London, and later from October 2008 in a short run of the play at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway which ended in February 2009.
2009 61 Years Old Later in 2009 he replaced Michael Gambon as W.H. Auden prior to the premiere of The Habit of Art at the National Theatre, once again directed by Hytner. … Read More
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