Richard Griffiths - Details


RICHARD GRIFFITHS is regularly seen on television and has featured in a number of films over the last 20 years. He is perhaps best remembered in Withnail & I and most recently in Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow.

Other major film credits include; Chariots of Fire (1981); French Lieutenant's Woman, the (1981); Ghandi (1982); Gorky Park (1983); Private Function, a (1985) and Shanghai Surprise (1986);

In the U. K. , Griffiths is a much loved character actor most famed for his BBC television series Pie in the Sky and Hope & Glory (having just completed the second series).

His other main television performances in the BBC's Gormenghast; Inspector Morse; In the Red; Ted and Ralph; Amnesty; Bird of Prey; The Cleopatras; Merry Wives of Windsor; The Marksman; Mr Wakefield's Crusade; LWT's Nobody's Perfect and Whoops Apocolypse; Thames TV's Ffizz; Central's A Kind of Living and Granada's El Cid.

Griffiths is also an established theatre actor having performed with the RSC in The White Guard; Once in a Lifetime; Henry VIII; Volpone and Red Star. Other major stage productions include: Heartbreak House; Galileo and Rules of the Game all at the Almeida Theatre; Art; Katherine Howard; The Man Who Came to Dinner and Verdi's Messiah.