Griff Rhys Jones


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Griff Rhys Jones was born on November 16, 1953 in Cardiff, Wales as Griffith Rhys Jones. He is an actor and writer, known for Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979), The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt (1989) and Alas Smith & Jones (1984). He is married to Jo Jones. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Not the Nine O'Clock News Various Roles / Ronald Reagan / Russell Harty / Ted Kennedy
(1979-1982)
Alas Smith & Jones Various Roles / Dad / Self
(1984-1998)

Filmography

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 2022 Banking on Mr. Toad (pre-production) (American friend) Austin Purves
 2020 What a Carve Up!
John Stephens
 2019 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Ambrose Deddington
- The Sting of Death (2019) ... Ambrose Deddington
 2017 Murder on the Blackpool Express (TV Movie)
David
 2016 Ordinary Lies (TV Series)
Patrick
- Fletch (2016) ... Patrick
 2016 Love Somehow (Short)
Dylan Thomas (voice)
 2014 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
Voice (voice)
 2008 The Heart of Thomas Hardy (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Annually Retentive (TV Series)
Griff Rhys Jones
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... Griff Rhys Jones
 2005 Riot at the Rite (TV Movie)
Gabriel Astruc
 2004 Marple (TV Series)
Dr. David Quimper
- Marple: What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw (2004) ... Dr. David Quimper
 2004 Mine All Mine (TV Series)
Max Vivaldi
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Max Vivaldi
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Max Vivaldi
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Max Vivaldi
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Max Vivaldi
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Max Vivaldi
 2004 Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (TV Series)
Ivan
- The Diary of a Madman (2004) ... Ivan
- The Mysterious Potrait (2004) ... Ivan
- The Nose (2004) ... Ivan
- The Overcoat (2004) ... Ivan
 2004 Monkey Trousers (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2002 Puckoon
Col. Stokes
 2002 Casualty (TV Series)
Paul Fuller
- Too Close for Comfort (2002) ... Paul Fuller
 2000 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Emperor
 2000 Taliesin Jones
Principal Caesar
 1999 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Jeremy Sangster
- The Curious Tale of Mr Spearfish (1999) ... Jeremy Sangster
 1984-1998 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series)
Various Roles / Dad
- Episode #10.6 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.5 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.4 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.3 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.2 (1998) ... Various Roles
 1998 Jack and the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
Baron Wasteland
 1998 Up 'n' Under
Ray Mason, Radio York commentator
 1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio (Video Game)
Tino
 1995 Monty the Dog (TV Series)
Narrator
 1995 Sardines (TV Movie)
Davy Kotowski
 1994 Staggered
Graham
 1993 Demob (TV Series)
Ian Deasey
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Ian Deasey
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Ian Deasey
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Ian Deasey
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Ian Deasey
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Ian Deasey
 1992 Funnybones (TV Series)
Voices
- Night Fright (1992) ... Voices (voice)
- City Nights (1992) ... Voices (voice)
- Cat Chase (1992) ... Voices (voice)
- Shake, Rattle and Roll (1992) ... Voices (voice)
- Wishbone (1992) ... Voices (voice)
 1992 As You Like It
Touchstone
 1992 Tales from the Poop Deck (TV Series)
Narrator
- Till De'Ath Do Us Part (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
- Mutiny (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Fog of the Dead (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
- Marooned (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
- Traitors and Treasure (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
 1991 Screen One (TV Series)
Patrick
- Ex (1991) ... Patrick
 1990 Rita Rudner (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1990)
 1989 The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt
Henry Wilt
 1989 Smith and Jones in Small Doses (TV Series)
Rev. Andrew Pennycuick / Boswell / Colin / ...
- The Waiting Room (1989) ... Rev. Andrew Pennycuick
- Second Thoughts (1989) ... Boswell
- The Boat People (1989) ... Colin
- The Whole Hog (1989) ... Maurice
 1989 The Play on One (TV Series)
Harry Clark
- A View of Harry Clark (1989) ... Harry Clark
 1988 Jake's Journey (TV Movie)
Innkeeper
 1987-1988 The World According to Smith & Jones (TV Series)
Griff
- Science (1988) ... Griff
- The Arts (1988) ... Griff
- Education (1988) ... Griff
- Law (1988) ... Griff
- War (1988) ... Griff
 1987 Finland for Adults (Video short)
Reporter
 1987 Mel & Kim: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree (Video short)
Griff Rhys Jones
 1987 Porterhouse Blue (TV Mini Series)
Cornelius Carrington
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Cornelius Carrington
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Cornelius Carrington
 1985 Morons from Outer Space
Graham Sweetley
 1984 Weekend Playhouse (TV Series)
Michael
- Singles Weekend (1984) ... Michael
 1984 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Bambi
- Bambi (1984) ... Bambi
 1983 Two Foolish Men (Short)
 1982 The Funny Side of Christmas (TV Movie)
Trevor
 1979-1982 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
Various Roles / Russell Harty / Ronald Reagan / ...
- Shame (1982) ... Various Roles
- Made in Wales (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.4 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Hi Se Seo An Naught Ag A Naoi Chlog (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.2 (1982) ... Various Roles
 1974 Cambridge University 1974 Footlights Revue (TV Movie)
Various Characters (as Griffith Rhys Jones)
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Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (167 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (23 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Jamila Gavin's play, "Thark" at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Hugh Lloyd, Dinsdale Landen, Eva Griffith, Linda Polan, and Belinda Lang in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Griff R. Jones | Griffith Rhys Jones | Gryff Rhys Jones | Smith and Jones | Griff Rhys-Jones

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have been shamelessly wearing my wife's underwear. It is only a pair of ski-wear thermal leggings and hopelessly unerotic.

Trivia:

Mother Gwyneth, father Elwyn Rhys Jones. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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