Culture 29 March 2013 Uncle Monty's five finest moments Following the death of Richard Griffiths, we remember his classic turn as Uncle Monty in Withnail and I. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Today brought the sad news of the death of actor Richard Griffiths from complications following heart surgery. Griffths was best known in recent years for playing Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films but many will remember him most fondly as Uncle Monty in Withnail and I. From the cult classic, here are his five finest moments. 1. "I will never play the Dane." 2. "This is me, naked in a corner." 3. "Oh, my boys! My boys! Forgive me!" 4. "As a youth, I used to weep in butcher shops" 5. "And soon, I suppose, I shall be swept away" › Universal Credit: Duncan Smith's master plan is grinding to a halt Uncle Monty's drawing room in Withnail and I. Subscribe More Related articles Women on the edge: new films Jackie and Christine are character studies of haunted women La La Land is a big, bombastic musical – but it's the smaller gestures that make it sing Why was this film about George Michael never released?