Hugh Griffith

May 30, 1912
Marian Glas, Anglesey, Wales, UK


A burly, exuberant British character star, Hugh Griffith worked as a bank clerk before debuting onstage in 1939; he appeared in one film in 1940, but his film career didn't begin in earnest until the late '40s. He played forceful character roles in dozens of plays and films in both the U.S. and Britain. For his portrayal of Sheik Ilderim in Ben-Hur… More


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The Titfield Thunderbolt
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Wuthering Heights
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