Hugh Griffith

Actor | * 05/30/1912 († 67, 05/14/1980) | Marianglas, Anglesey, Wales (United Kingdom (UK))
Hugh Emrys Griffith (30 May 1912 – 14 May 1980) was a Welsh film, stage and television actor. He is best remembered for his role in the film Ben-Hur (1959), which earned him critical acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Some of his other notable credits include Exodus (1960), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Tom Jones (1963) and Oliver! (1968). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Hugh Griffith

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Hugh Griffith as Actor(62)

as Captain Cat (Voice)1992 Under Milk Wood
as Caradog Lloyd-Evans1978 Grand Slam
as The Caliph1977 Casanova & Co.
as Caiaphas1976 The Passover Plot
as Maestro Pamponi1975 Legend of the Werewolf
as Solicitor1974 Craze
as Tetzel1974 Luther
as Barone di Roccadura1974 High School Girl
as Sir Harry Cunningham1973 Take Me High
as Professor Hira1973 The Final Programme
as Joseph Noblart1972 What?
as Harry Ambrose1972 Dr. Phibes Rises Again
as Sir January1972 The Canterbury Tales
as The Pigman1972 Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?
as Mickey1970 Cry of the Banshee
as Dr. Kenneth1970 Wuthering Heights
as Lebedev1968 The Fixer
as The Magistrate1968 Oliver!
as Tadeusz Bridges1967 Brown Eye, Evil Eye
as Salah Rahman Khan1966 Poppies Are Also Flowers
as Charles Bonnet1966 How to Steal a Million
as Wilkins1964 Hide and Seek
as Joe Turnbull1964 The Bargee
as Squire Western1963 Tom Jones
as O'Hara1962 Term of Trial
as Alexander Smith1962 Mutiny on the Bounty
as Van der Pink1962 The Inspector
as Mandria1960 Exodus
as Judge Edgar Neilsen1959 The Story on Page One
as Scheich Ildirim1959 Ben-Hur
as Professor Welch1957 Lucky Jim
as Morton Mitcham1957 The Good Companions
as Pettigrew der Chefingenieur1955 Passage Home
as Scrooge1955 The Merry Christmas
as Inspector Simmons1954 The Sleeping Tiger
as The Beggar1953 The Beggar's Opera
as Andrew Vessons1952 The Wild Heart
as Henry Augustus Russell1951 Laughter in Paradise
as Harold Temple1951 The Galloping Major
as Andrew Vessons1950 Gone to Earth
as Lord High Steward1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets
as Minister1949 The Last Days of Dolwyn
as Huw Price1949 A Run for Your Money
as Coroner1948 So Evil My Love
as Mabli Hughes1948 The Three Weird Sisters
as Headlam Fynne1948 London Belongs to Me
as Bit1940 Neutral Port

TV Shows/Series with Hugh Griffith as Actor(7)

Full Name: Hugh Griffith
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 05/30 1912 (May) in Marianglas, Anglesey, Wales (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Wednesday, 05/14 1980 (May) in London (aged: 67)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni
Other names for Hugh Griffith (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Hugh Emrys Griffith"
Hugh Griffith frequently works together with these people:
Robert Fuest (7x, Crew)
Samuel Z. Arkoff (6x, Crew)
Terry-Thomas (5x, Actor)
Louis M. Heyward (5x, Crew)
Joyce Grenfell (5x, Actress)
Trevor Howard (4x, Actor)
Johnny Green (4x, Crew)
Harry Andrews (4x, Actor)
Michael Powell (4x, Crew)
Orson Welles (3x, Actor)
Boris Karloff (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:219546, Added: 07/29/2018, Last updated: 06/05/2021