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Hugh Griffith

  • Birth 30 May 1912 Wales
  • Death 14 May 1980 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 9454986

Actor. Born in North Wales and a welsh speaker he appeared in many Hollywood films over four decades. He was best remembered as 'Sheik Ilderim' in the film epic "Ben-Hur" (1959), a role for which he won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. His other films included, "Mutiny On The Bounty" (1962), "Oliver!"(1968),"Legend of the Werewolf" (1975) and "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1978).

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  • Originally Created by: Butterfly
  • Added: 13 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9454986
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Griffith (30 May 1912–14 May 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9454986, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .