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Thomas Ian Griffith

Thomas Ian Griffith was born on March 18, 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut. His father, Thomas Joseph, was a college professor and his mother, Mary Ann, was a dance teacher. Griffith trained as an opera singer in New York City with Metropolitan Opera star Delia Rigal. He attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts (majoring in ... See full bio »

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 2005 The Pirate's Curse
Captain Jeffery Thorpe
 2002 Black Point
Gus Travis
 2000 For the Cause
 1999 Avalanche
Neal Meekin
 1997 Behind Enemy Lines
Mike Weston
 1995 Blood of the Innocent
Frank Wusharsky
 1994 Crackerjack
Jack Wild
 1993 Ulterior Motives
Jack Blaylock
 1993 Excessive Force
Terry McCain
 1992 Kill Fee
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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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No matter what happens, I will always be the same person. See more »


Despite appearing much older and noticeably larger, Griffith is actually younger than Ralph Macchio, whom he co-starred with in The Karate Kid, Part III (1989). See more »


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