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Peter Griffith (I) (1933–2001)

Peter Griffith was born on October 23, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Peter Atwill Griffith. He was an actor, known for Halloween (1978), Suspense (1949) and Roads to Romance (1946). He was married to Debra Meyer Boyd, Nanita Greene Samuels and Tippi Hedren. He died on May 14, 2001 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. See full bio »

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Halloween Laurie's Father
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 1946 Roads to Romance (TV Mini Series)

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In 1951, when he was seventeen, he occasionally acted on the TV series The Aldrich Family (1949), where he met his first wife, twenty-one-year-old Tippi Hedren, who was doing a walk-on role. She tripped on her foot and fell into his arms. He tended to her, and they immediately fell in love and married within a year. In 1957, they had their daughter Melanie Griffith. In her 2016 memoir, Tippi ... See more »

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