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Raymond Griffith (I) (1895–1957)

Raymond Griffith was born on January 23, 1895 in Boston, Massachusetts into a theatrical family. His parents, James Henry Griffith and Mary Guichard, were both actors, as were his grandfather, Gerald Griffith, and his great grandfather, Thomas Griffith. Young Raymond made his stage debut when he was 15 months old and by the age of seven played the... See full bio »

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His Foothill Folly
His Foothill Folly The Corn Doctor
Trent's Last Case
Trent's Last Case Philip Trent
The Night Club
The Night Club Robert White
A Royal Rogue
A Royal Rogue The Bogus Duke


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 1929 The Sleeping Porch (Short)
 1929 Post Mortems (Short)
 1918 The Village Chestnut (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1918 Their Neighbor's Baby (Short) (as Ray Griffith)
 1918 Mud (Short) (as Ray Griffith)
 1918 His Double Life (Short)
Father (as Ray Griffith)
 1918 Ruined by a Dumbwaiter (Short) (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 A Counterfeit Scent (Short) (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 False to the Finish (Short)
Shop owner (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 His Busy Day (Short) (as Ray Griffith)
 1917/I Caught in the End (Short)
The Husband (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 His Foothill Folly (Short)
The Corn Doctor
 1917 His Hidden Talent (Short)
The Peculiar Fellow (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 His Fatal Move (Short)
Husband (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 His Thankless Job (Short)
Unemployed Man (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 His Social Rise (Short)
Out-of-work butler (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 A Royal Rogue (Short)
The Bogus Duke (as Ray Griffith)
 1917 An Aerial Joy Ride (Short)
Foolish Crook (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 A Scoundrel's Toll (Short)
Victor Edison - the Inventor (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 The Surf Girl (Short)
The Assistant Lifeguard
 1916 How Stars Are Made (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 A Busted Honeymoon (Short)
The Groom (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 The Great Smash (Short)
John D. Rock, Jr. (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 A Dash of Courage (Short)
Policeman (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 The Bankruptcy of Boggs and Schultz (Short)
Mr. Boggs (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 A Bath House Blunder (Short)
Man at Plunge (uncredited)
 1916 Blue Blood But Black Skin (Short)
The Northern Stranger (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 Elevating Father (Short)
Ray (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 A September Mourning (Short)
Another Artist (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 Cupid at the Polo Game (Short)
The Polo Champion (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 Mr. McIdiot's Assassination (Short)
Mr. McIdiot (as Ray Griffith)
 1916 Billie's Reformation (Short) (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 A Scandal at Sea (Short)
The Masher (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 Blackmail in a Hospital (Short)
Cookie (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 A Saphead's Revenge (Short)
Mr. Slidewell - the Dancing Master (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 Ready for Reno (Short)
Husband Number 1 (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 Tears and Sunshine (Short)
Son (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 Under New Management (Short)
Ray - the 1st Clerk (as Ray Griffith)
 1915 Scandal in the Family (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1915 Gertie's Joy Ride (Short)
 1915 Vendetta in a Hospital (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (3 credits)
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Repetition in comedy is very funny at times and other times not. Nothing is more overdone, and nothing is more awful when it is overdone. You can do a stunt just once too often and spoil the whole effect. An assortment of crockery hurled with unerring aim and in quick succession at a fleeing form provokes uncontrollable laughter that increases with every plate that flies, up to a certain point. ... See more »


In 2005, Griffith's most well known comedy, Hands Up! (1926) was included in the National Film Registry. See more »


At the height of his popularity, he usually played charming, elegant and somewhat unemotional characters who always wore a silk hat.


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