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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 November 1909London, England, UK
Date of Death 30 January 2007London, England, UK
Birth NameHarold Jones

Mini Bio (1)

Griffith Jones was born on November 19, 1909 in London, England as Harold Jones. He was an actor, known for Henry V (1944), I Became a Criminal (1947) and Young Man's Fancy (1939). He was married to Robin Isaac. He died on January 30, 2007 in London.

Spouse (1)

Robin Isaac (1932 - 1985) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (12)

Father of actress Gemma Jones and actor Nicholas Jones.
Graduated from RADA.
An Associate Member of RADA.
Stalwart British character player of the classical stage screen and TV.
Son of William Thomas Jones and Eleanor (Doughty) Jones who disapproved of his choice of profession; educated at Polytechnic Secondary School.
Studied for the stage the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and won RADA's gold medal in 1932.
Both he and children Nicholas and Gemma worked at the Royal Shakespeare Festival.
Played the piano.
Serving in the Army during WWII, he spent his service in an army concert party called Stars in Battle Dress and was accompanied on the tours by his wife, Irene Isaac, known to everyone as Robin.
Retired at the age of 90, and lived at home for his last seven years with his daughter Gemma and Hatty, his cat. (His wife Robin predeceased him.).
His father was a Welsh-speaking lead miner.
Long-standing member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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