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Charles B. Griffith (1930–2007)


Legendary screenwriter Charles Byron Griffith was born in Chicago on September 23, 1930. His mother and grandmother starred in the famous radio show, "Myrt and Marge," which went on to New York and became a soap opera. After a hitch in the army, Griffith went to California to live with his grandmother, Myrtle Vail. Before he started writing ... See full bio »

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Death Race Writer
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(1959)

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  Little Shop of Horrors (based on the 1960 film by) (pre-production)
 2019 Hideouser and Hideouser (Short) (co-writer)
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video) (characters from "Death Race 2000" - as Charles Griffith)
 2008 Death Race (as Charles Griffith, 1975 screenplay Death Race 2000)
 1995 A Bucket of Blood (TV Movie) (based upon the original screenplay by)
 1995 Not of This Earth (1957 screenplay)
 1988 Not of This Earth (earlier screenplay)
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors (based on the 1960 screenplay by)
 1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (screenplay)
 1976 Eat My Dust (written by)
 1975 Death Race 2000 (screenplay - as Charles Griffith)
 1968 Barbarella (in collaboration with - uncredited)
 1967 Devil's Angels (story - as Charles Griffith)
 1966 She Beast (screenplay - uncredited)
 1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea (screenplay)
 1961 Atlas (as Charles Griffith)
 1960 The Little Shop of Horrors (screenplay)
 1960 Ski Troop Attack (written by)
 1959 Beast from Haunted Cave (original story) / (screenplay)
 1959 A Bucket of Blood (screenplay)
 1959 Forbidden Island (original screenplay)
 1958 Ghost of the China Sea (writer)
 1957 Teenage Doll (original screenplay)
 1957 Rock All Night (screenplay)
 1957 The Undead (screenplay - as Charles Griffith)
 1957 Attack of the Crab Monsters (screenplay by - as Charles Griffith)
 1957 Not of This Earth (screenplay - as Charles Griffith)
 1957 Naked Paradise (screenplay)
 1956 Flesh and the Spur (story and screenplay - as Charles B. Griffith Jr.)
 1956 It Conquered the World (uncredited)
 1956 Gunslinger (screenplay)
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(May 7 to 31, 1987) His screenplay inspired the musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Mona Wyatt (Chiffon); Tonia Rowe (Crystal); Lovette George (Ronnette); Frederic Major (Mushnik); Erica L. Paulson (Audrey); Michael Brian (Seymour); Mark Mocahbee (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Charles B. Griffith Jr. | Charles Griffith
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Personal Quote:

[interview in "Fangoria" magazine, 1981] . . . I was lazy. Instead of trying to write an A-picture and sell it on the market, I'd just go back and get another assignment from Roger [Roger Corman]. See more »

Trivia:

Grandson of actress Myrtle Vail. See more »

Nickname:

Chuck

Star Sign:

Libra

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