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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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  Grimm (TV Series) (co-producer - 22 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (supervising producer - 12 episodes, 2017)
- The End (2017) ... (supervising producer)
- Where the Wild Things Were (2017) ... (supervising producer)
- Blood Magic (2017) ... (supervising producer)
- Tree People (2017) ... (supervising producer)
- The Son Also Rises (2017) ... (supervising producer)
 1993 Excessive Force (producer)
 1992 Ulterior Motives (producer)
 1991 Night of the Warrior (producer)
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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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I like to keep it mixed up. After The Karate Kid Part III (1989), I didn't want to do another movie like this. So I got the lead role in the film Rock Hudson (1990), just to break it up. I love doing the action, and I love doing the karate stuff but, at the same time, I like doing the drama as well, and I try to keep it in balance. I enjoy doing martial arts films, but I like the straight stuff, ... See more »


Trained Tae Kwon Do under Master Jun Chong. Besides Tae Kwon Do and Kenpo Karate, he's also trained in kickboxing, wrestling and fencing. He also has experience in stage combat. See more »


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