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Richard Griffiths, who played Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter franchise, has died, The Associated Press reports. He was 65.

On Friday, agent Simon Beresford announced that Griffiths had passed away the previous day after undergoing heart surgery in central England. Bakers honored Griffiths, calling him "a remarkable man and one of our greatest and best-loved actors."

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