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 Hugh Griffith

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Hugh Griffith Famous memorial

Birth
Marianglas, Isle of Anglesey, Wales
Death
14 May 1980 (aged 67)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
Cremated
Memorial ID
9454986 View Source

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).

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Butterfly
  • Added: 12 Sep 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9454986
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9454986/hugh-griffith: accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Griffith (30 May 1912–14 May 1980), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9454986, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated.