Hugh Griffith

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 72
Hugh Emrys Griffith 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. Some of his other notable credits include Exodus (1960), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Tom Jones (1963) and Oliver! (1968).

Hugh Emrys Griffith 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. Some of his other notable credits include Exodus (1960), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Tom Jones (1963) and Oliver! (1968).

Birth Name

Hugh Emrys Griffith

Born

Thursday, 30 May 1912

Died

Wednesday, 14 May 1980

Actor Filmography

(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Rabbi 2014
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Rabbi 2007
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Sid Larkin 1979
The Hound of the Baskervilles Frankland 1978
The Last Remake Of Beau Geste Judge 1977
Joseph Andrews Squire Western 1977
Some Like It Cool The Caliph 1977
The Passover Plot Caiaphas 1976
Legend of the Werewolf Maestro Pamponi 1975
Craze Solicitor 1974
BBC2 Playhouse 1974
High School Girl Barone di Roccadura 1974
Luther Tetzel 1974
Take Me High Sir Harry Cunningham 1973
The Final Programme Professor Hira 1973
What? Joseph Noblart 1972
Dr. Phibes Rises Again Harry Ambrose 1972
The Canterbury Tales Sir January 1972
Clochemerle Alexandre Bourdillat 1972
The Abominable Dr. Phibes Rabbi 1971
Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? Mr. Harrison 1971
Start The Revolution Without Me King Louis 1970
Cry Of The Banshee Mickey 1970
Wuthering Heights Dr. Kenneth 1970
Oliver! Magistrate 1968
On My Way to the Crusades, I Met a Girl Who... Ibn-el-Rascid / Dragone 1967
The Sailor from Gibraltar Llewellyn 1967
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad Commodore Roseabove 1967
ABC Stage 67 Herr Hoffman 1966
How to Steal a Million Bonnet 1966
The Poppy Is Also a Flower Salah Rahman Khan 1966
Thirty-Minute Theatre Choobukov, Uncle Rollo 1965
The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders Prison Governor 1965
Hide and Seek Wilkins 1964
The Bargee Joe 1964
Tom Jones Squire Western 1963
Mutiny on the Bounty Alexander Smith 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962
Term Of Trial O'Hara 1962
Lisa Van der Pink 1962
The Counterfeit Traitor Collins 1962
Comedy Playhouse Luther Flannery 1961
The Day They Robbed the Bank of England O'Shea 1960
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries Captain Harmonville 1960
Exodus Mandria 1960
The Story on Page One Judge Edgar Neilsen 1959
Ben-Hur Sheik Ilderim 1959
Play of the Week Général St. Pé 1959
The DuPont Show of the Month Long John Silver 1957
Lucky Jim Professor Welch 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
The Good Companions Morton Mitcham 1957
Playhouse 90 Jaggers, Rev. Light 1956
Armchair Theatre Simon Kendall 1956
Quatermass II Dr. Leo Pugh 1955
Colonel March of Scotland Yard Dr. Ivy 1955
Passage Home Pettigrew der Chefingenieur 1955
The Sleeping Tiger The Inspector 1954
Man with a Million Potter (uncredited) 1954
The Beggar's Opera The Beggar 1953
The Titfield Thunderbolt Dan 1953
Rheingold Theatre 1953
Omnibus (segment "Ah Sweet Mystery of Mrs. Murphy") 1952
The Wild Heart Andrew Vessons 1952
Goodyear Playhouse 1951
The Galloping Major Harold Temple 1951
Laughter in Paradise Henry Augustus Russell 1951
Gone to Earth Andrew Vessons 1950
Lux Video Theatre Constantine, Man with Cello 1950
A Run for Your Money Huw 1949
Dr. Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress Bensall, the butler 1949
Woman of Dolwyn The Minister 1949
Kind Hearts And Coronets Lord High Steward 1949
Dulcimer Street Headlam Fynne 1948
So Evil My Love Coroner 1948
The Three Weird Sisters Mabli Hughes 1948
Affairs of a Rogue Bishop of Salisbury 1948
The Silver Darlings Packman 1947
Lights Out 1946
Neutral Port Bit 1940
1969 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
1969 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
1964 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1964 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
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