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Fred Griffiths (1912–1994)

Fred Griffiths was born on March 8, 1912 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England as Frederick David Griffiths. He was an actor, known for To Sir, with Love (1967), Steptoe and Son (1972) and The Cruel Sea (1953). He was married to Emily Sadler. He died on August 27, 1994 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 82) in London, England, UK

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Known For

To Sir, with Love
To Sir, with Love Mr. Clark
Steptoe and Son
The Cruel Sea
The Cruel Sea Gracey
I'm All Right Jack


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 1978 The Chiffy Kids (TV Series)
- Slimderella (1978) ... Greengrocer
 1974 The Over-Amorous Artist
Window Cleaner
 1974 The Boy with Two Heads (TV Series)
- The Mysterious Box (1974) ... Bruiser
- The Secret Cave (1974) ... Bruiser
- The Magic Football (1974) ... Bruiser
- Farewell to Chico (1974) ... Bruiser
- Chico makes the Rain (1974) ... Bruiser
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour
Taxi Driver
 1973 No Sex Please: We're British
Delivery Man
 1973 Achilles Heel (TV Movie)
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Taxi driver
- Consequences (1972) ... Taxi driver
 1972 Dear Mother... ...Love Albert (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Hair (1972) ... Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1972 Steptoe and Son
 1972 Along the Way
 1971 Dad's Army
Bert King
 1970 Perfect Friday
Taxi Driver
 1970 Carry on Loving
Taxi Driver
 1968 The Window Cleaner (Short)
 1967 Billion Dollar Brain
Taxi Driver
 1967 To Sir, with Love
Mr. Clark
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
 1965 The Early Bird
Man Who Gets in Lift (uncredited)
 1965 The Big Job
 1965 The Party's Over
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1964 A Little Big Business (TV Series)
Barrow boy
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... Barrow boy
 1963 A Stitch in Time
Lorry Driver (uncredited)
 1963 Ladies Who Do
Fred (uncredited)
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
- The Height of Fashion (1963) ... Mac
 1963 Murder at the Gallop
Fred - Deliveryman (uncredited)
 1963 Heavens Above!
Angry Man in Crowd Scene (uncredited)
 1962 On the Beat
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1962 Citizen James (TV Series)
- The Watchdog (1962)
 1962 The War Lover
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1962 Play It Cool
Skinner's Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1961 Over the Odds
Fruit Vendor
 1961 Stryker of the Yard (TV Series)
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
George Barrard
- Episode #1.8 (1961) ... George Barrard
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... George Barrard
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Taxi Driver
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1960 There Was a Crooked Man
Taxi Driver
 1960 Doctor in Love
Ambulance Driver (uncredited)
 1960 Skywatch
Mr. Jennings
 1960 The Battle of the Sexes
1st Porter
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #1.20 (1960) ... Dave
 1960 Jungle Street Girls
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
 1959 Left Right and Centre
Billingsgate Porter (uncredited)
 1959 Carry on Nurse
Second Ambulance Man
 1959 No Trees in the Street
Street Orator
 1959 The Captain's Table
Plumber (uncredited)
 1958 The Square Peg
Lorry Driver (uncredited)
 1958 The Horse's Mouth (uncredited)
 1958 A Cry from the Streets
Mr. Hodges
 1958 Next to No Time
 1958 Dunkirk
Old Sweat
 1957 All at Sea
Bus Driver
 1957 Just My Luck
Alfie (uncredited)
 1957 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Alf Gibbons
- Notice to Quit (1957) ... Alf Gibbons
 1957 You Pay Your Money
Fred (Driver)
 1956 Up in the World
Steve (uncredited)
 1956 Dry Rot
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Taxi Driver
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Lorry Driver (uncredited)
 1956 The Third Key
Barman (uncredited)
 1956 23 Paces to Baker Street
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1956 It's Never Too Late
Removal man (uncredited)
 1956 Tales from Soho (TV Series)
Marlow / Waller
- Set a Thief (1956) ... Marlow
- Slippy Fives (1956) ... Waller
 1956 Tears for Simon
Gamble (uncredited)
 1955 The Ladykillers
Junk Man (uncredited)
 1955 Secret Venture
Gymnasium Attendant
 1955 John and Julie
Taxi Driver (as Fred Griffith)
 1955 Doctor at Sea
Seaman (uncredited)
 1955 See How They Run (uncredited)
 1955 Raising a Riot
Bargee (uncredited)
 1955 One Good Turn
Shouting Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
 1954 Court Martial
Fred - 2nd Soldier In Naafi (uncredited)
 1954 Emney Enterprises (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1954)
 1954 The Sleeping Tiger
Taxi Driver
 1954 Doctor in the House
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1954 Game of Danger
 1954 You Know What Sailors Are
2nd Lorry Driver (uncredited)
 1954 Hell Below Zero
Drunken Sailor
 1954 Man with a Million
Serpentine Boatman (uncredited)
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
Removal Man
 1953 A Day to Remember
Barman on Ferry (uncredited)
 1953 The Final Test
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1953 Wheel of Fate
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- All on a Summer's Day (1953) ... Taxi Driver
 1953 Turn the Key Softly
Newspaper Seller (uncredited)
 1953 Genevieve
Ice Cream Seller (uncredited)
 1953 The Shadow Man
Cab Driver
 1953 The Cruel Sea
 1952 My Wife's Lodger
 1952 The Broken Horseshoe (TV Series)
- Mr. Constance (1952) ... Postman
 1952 I Believe in You
 1952 Judgment Deferred
Condemned Man (uncredited)
 1952 The Woman's Angle (uncredited)
 1951 Bikini Baby
River Boat Guide (uncredited)
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1951 Pool of London
Sailor on Barge (uncredited)
 1950 Double Confession
The Spiv
 1949 The Gay Adventure
2nd Military policeman
 1949 Stop Press Girl
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1949 The Huggetts Abroad
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1949 Passport to Pimlico
 1948 It's Hard to Be Good
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1948 Escape
Dart Player (uncredited)
 1947 So Well Remembered
Mill Worker (uncredited)
 1943 Fires Were Started
Johnny Daniels (uncredited)
 1943 Nine Men
Base Sergeant (uncredited)
 1943 A Ride with Uncle Joe (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in a television commercial on top of Saint Paul's Cathederal in 1973 with Chris Sullivan.

Alternate Names:

Fred Griffith | Frederick David Griffiths

Did You Know?


Often played taxi drivers and was indeed a qualified London Taxi Driver, who kept his badge and worked as a taxi driver between filming jobs. He appeared in a wartime documentary film, and someone saw his character appeal and started a new career. See more »

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