Shaftesbury Avenue Will Dim Its Lights in Honor of Richard Griffiths

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02 Apr 2013

Richard Griffiths
Richard Griffiths

The lights will be dimmed on Shaftesbury Avenue April 2 from 7:28 PM-7:30 PM London time to honor the passing of the award-winning actor Richard Griffiths.

Mr. Griffiths, the British character actor whose career bloomed late in life with numerous successes on the London and Broadway stage, and on film, including The History Boys and the Harry Potter movie series, died March 28 of complications following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, central England. He was 65.

To read's complete obituary for Mr. Griffiths, click here.