Friday, 29 March 2013

Richard Griffiths: 1947-2013

“Everybody my age should be issued with a 2lb fresh salmon. If you see someone young, beautiful and happy, you should slap them as hard as you can with it. When they ask, 'Why did you do that?’, you say, 'Because, you lucky young bastard, you don’t know how fortunate you are.’ And they don’t...” 

The world of stage, screen, and trampoline will now have to find another go-to guy for playing predatory fruity old queens.
Loved your work, sir.
"Oops, I appear to have put my hand on your muscular young thigh!" etc etc

PS He did actually marry.

Update: Audio of Richard talking about playing Uncle Monty. 

No comments:

Post a Comment