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Richard Griffiths, remembered by theater friends
Richard Griffiths, remembered by theater friends

Richard Griffiths, the portly British actor who won acclaim for his stage performances in "The History Boys," "Equus" and many other productions, was one of the most beloved figures in the London theater. His numerous performances ranged from contemporary dramas to classical roles, to which he brought a sense of cutting intelligence and understated humor. Griffiths died in England on Thursday at 65. The actor died of complications following heart surgery, according to reports. His stage colleagues remembered him as a dedicated actor who was also a witty and voluble raconteur among his friends.  PHOTOS: Richard Griffiths 1947-2013 Danny DeVito, who starred...

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