Hugh Griffith Edit Profile
Educated (Gold medal), Royal Academy Dramatic Art, London. Doctor of Literature (honorary), University of Wales.
Appeared on Broadway in Look Homeward Angel, Andora. Motion pictures include, Ben Hur (recipient of the Academy award for role of Sheik), 1960, Exodus, 1961, The Counterfeit Traitor, Mutiny on the Bounty, Tom Jones, How to Steal a Million, 1965, The Chastity Belt, Oh Dad, Poor Dad…, The Fixer, Oliver, also appeared in Two Times Two. Television appearances include The Waltz of the Toreadors, Treasure Island, The Citadel, The Inn of the Flying Dragon, Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn.
Served as officer Royal Welch Fusiliers, British Army, 1940-1946. Honorary Druid of Welsh Gorsedd of Bards. Club: Garrick (Ldn).
Married Adelqunde Bachelor of Medicine von Dechend, October 27, 1947.