Richard Griffiths

Born: 31 July 1947, Thornaby-on-Tees, Cleveland
Died: 28 March 2013

Highlighted works

  • Withnail & I

    Withnail & I

    Two unemployed actors go on a disastrous country weekend in Bruce Robinson’s cult comedy tribute to the horrors of friendship.

  • Gandhi

    Gandhi

    The icon of India’s independence movement was described in newsreels as “the little man”, but the ambition and scale of Richard Attenborough’s biopic are nothing short of colossal.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    Hugh Hudson’s exhilarating account of the struggle by Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell to compete on their own terms at the 1924 Olympics seemed to herald a new highpoint in British cinema.

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