Fred Griffiths (actor)

Fred Griffiths (8 March 1912 – 27 August 1994) was an English film and television actor. A former London cabbie and wartime fire fighter discovered by director Humphrey Jennings, and cast in his documentary film Fires Were Started in 1943; and over the next four decades played supporting roles and bit parts in 150 films, including various Ealing, Boulting Brothers and Carry On comedies, before eventually retiring in 1984.[1][2][3]

Fred Griffiths
Frederick David Griffiths

(1912-03-08)8 March 1912
Died27 August 1994(1994-08-27) (aged 82)
Years active1943–1979
Spouse(s)Emily Sadler (1934–1982) (her death) (1 child)

Selected filmography


  1. "Obituary: Fred Griffiths". The Independent. 6 September 1994.
  2. "Fred Griffiths". BFI.
  3. "Fred Griffiths - Movies and Filmography". AllMovie.
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