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Griff Rhys Jones


Mostly Credited As: Griff Rhys Jones
Sometimes Credited As: Griff Rhys-Jones

Birth Name: Griff Rhys Jones
Date Of Birth: November 06, 1953 (Age 62)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Cardiff, Wales
Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)

Griff Rhys Jones




TV Appearances

Main cast 
Griff's Great Britain (2016)As: Himself (Presenter)
Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones (2015)As: Himself
The Quizeum (2015)As: Himself (Presenter)
A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones (2014)As: Himself (Presenter)
National Treasures of Wales (2014)As: Himself (Presenter)
Mel Smith: I've Sort Of Done Things (2013)As: Himself
Tales of Television Centre (2012)As: Himself
A Short History of Everything Else (2012)As: Himself (Host)
The One Griff Rhys Jones (2012)As: Himself
Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones (2012)As: Himself
Three Men Go to New England (2011)As: Himself
Three Men Go to Venice (2011)As: Himself
Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones (2009)As: Himself
Greatest Cities of the World with Griff Rhys Jones (2008)As: Himself
Mountain (2007)As: Presenter
A Pembrokeshire Farm (2007)As: Himself
The Smith & Jones Sketchbook (2006)As: Himself
Mine All Mine (2004)As: Max Vivaldi
Restoration (2003)As: Presenter
Tales From The Poop Deck (1992)As: Narrator
Smith And Jones (1989)As: Himself
The World According To Smith And Jones (1987)As: Himself
Comic Relief (1986)As: Himself (Host 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995)
Live Aid (1985)As: Himself (Also Introducing Queen)
Alas Smith and Jones (1984)As: Himself
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)As: Various roles
All New It'll be Alright on the Night (1977)As: Host (2008-present)
Episode Cast Credits 

The One Show (2006) 
  March 31, 2015 09x153: (Mar/31/2015) As Himself 
  March 31, 2015 09x153: (Mar/31/2015) As Himself 
  October 29, 2014 09x57: (Oct/29/2014) As Himself 
  October 29, 2014 09x57: (Oct/29/2014) As Himself 

Countdown (1982) 
  Episode 5954 71x08: (Jul/09/2014) As Himself 
  Episode 5952 71x06: (Jul/07/2014) As Himself 
  Episode 5952 71x06: (Jul/07/2014) As Himself 
  Episode 5951 71x05: (Jul/04/2014) As Himself 

Loose Women (1999) 
  David Emanuel, Griff Rhys Jones 18x86: (Jan/27/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Series 17, Show 143 17x143: (Apr/17/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Series 17, Show 143 17x143: (Apr/17/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Series 14, Show 126 14x126: (Mar/04/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  Karren Brady, Torvill and Dean, Griff Rhys Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Kodaline 06x02: (Jan/11/2014) As Himself 

Daybreak (2010) 
  January 6, 2014 04x87: (Jan/06/2014) As Himself 
  January 6, 2014 04x87: (Jan/06/2014) As Himself 

Great West End Theatres (2013) 
  Prince of Wales Theatre 01x08: (Sep/21/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Prince of Wales Theatre 01x08: (Sep/21/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Would I Lie To You? (2007) 
  Jimmy Carr, Dave Myers, Griff Rhys Jones, Susanna Reid 07x08: (Jun/28/2013) As Himself 
  Jimmy Carr, Dave Myers, Griff Rhys Jones, Susanna Reid 07x08: (Jun/28/2013) As Himself 

In Confidence (2010) 
  Griff Rhys Jones 04x04: (2013) As Himself 
  Griff Rhys Jones 04x04: (2013) As Himself 

This Morning (1988) 
  June 19, 2012 24x196: (Jun/19/2012) As Himself, [Co-Guest Stars]
  June 12, 2012 24x191: (Jun/12/2012) As Himself 
  April 13, 2010 22x152: (Apr/13/2010) As Himself 
  April 13, 2010 22x152: (Apr/13/2010) As Himself 

The Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant (2012) 
  The Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant 01x01: (Jun/03/2012) As Himself 

The Matt Lucas Awards (2012) 
  Series 1, Episode 6 01x06: (May/15/2012) As Himself 
  Series 1, Episode 6 01x06: (May/15/2012) As Himself 

Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask (2011) 
  Pilot (May/30/2011) As Himself 
  Pilot (May/30/2011) As Himself 

Fern (2011) 
  Series 1, Show 3 01x03: (Mar/30/2011) As Himself 
  Series 1, Show 3 01x03: (Mar/30/2011) As Himself 

GMTV (1993) 
  November 19, 2009 17x323: (Nov/19/2009) As Himself 
  November 19, 2009 17x323: (Nov/19/2009) As Himself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  March 19, 2009 10x78: (Mar/19/2009) As Himself 
  March 19, 2009 10x78: (Mar/19/2009) As Himself 

8 out of 10 Cats (2005) 
  Lee Mack, Griff Rhys Jones, Fiona Allen, Bill Oddie 04x06: (Nov/24/2006) As Himself 
  Lee Mack, Griff Rhys Jones, Fiona Allen, Bill Oddie 04x06: (Nov/24/2006) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 

The Bigger Picture (2005) 
  Gina Yashere, Griff Rhys Jones, Rob Lowe, Derek Laud 01x03: (Aug/15/2005) As Himself 
  Gina Yashere, Griff Rhys Jones, Rob Lowe, Derek Laud 01x03: (Aug/15/2005) As Himself 

Agatha Christie's Marple (2004) 
  4.50 from Paddington 01x03: (Dec/26/2004) As Dr. David Quimper, [Starring Roles]
  4.50 from Paddington 01x03: (Dec/26/2004) As Dr. David Quimper, [Starring Roles]

Have I Got News for You (1990) 
  Alexander Armstrong, Griff Rhys Jones, Hugh Fearnley 27x06: (May/21/2004) As Himself 
  Alexander Armstrong, Griff Rhys Jones, Hugh Fearnley 27x06: (May/21/2004) As Himself 
  Griff Rhys Jones, Bob Geldof 06x09: (Dec/24/1993) As Himself 
  Griff Rhys Jones, Bob Geldof 06x09: (Dec/24/1993) As Himself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Harry Hill, Martine McCutcheon, Griff Rhys Jones, Primal Scream 05x07: (Oct/24/2003) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Harry Hill, Martine McCutcheon, Griff Rhys Jones, Primal Scream 05x07: (Oct/24/2003) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Terry and Gaby Show (2003) 
  Series 1, Show 52 01x52: (Aug/12/2003) As Himself 
  Series 1, Show 52 01x52: (Aug/12/2003) As Himself 

Casualty (1986) 
  Too Close for Comfort 16x35: (May/04/2002) As Paul Fuller 
  Too Close for Comfort 16x35: (May/04/2002) As Paul Fuller 

Omnibus (1967) 
  Douglas Adams - The Man Who Blew Up The Earth (Aug/04/2001) As Himself 
  Douglas Adams - The Man Who Blew Up The Earth (Aug/04/2001) As Himself 

Parkinson (1998) (1998) 
  Minnie Driver, Griff Rhys Jones, Robert Winston 03x06: (Feb/25/2000) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Minnie Driver, Griff Rhys Jones, Robert Winston 03x06: (Feb/25/2000) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Jonathan Creek (1997) 
  The Curious Tale of Mr. Spearfish 03x01: (Nov/27/1999) As Jeremy Sangster 
  The Curious Tale of Mr. Spearfish 03x01: (Nov/27/1999) As Jeremy Sangster 

TFI Friday (1996) 
  Kylie Minogue, Griff Rhys Jones 02x38: (Jun/20/1997) As Himself 
  Kylie Minogue, Griff Rhys Jones 02x38: (Jun/20/1997) As Himself 

Shooting Stars (1995) 
  Donna Air, Morwenna Banks, Griff Rhys Jones, Steven Tompkinson 02x10: (Nov/29/1996) As Himself 
  Donna Air, Morwenna Banks, Griff Rhys Jones, Steven Tompkinson 02x10: (Nov/29/1996) As Himself 

The Young Ones (1982) 
  Bambi 02x01: (May/08/1984) As Bambi 
  Bambi 02x01: (May/08/1984) As Bambi 

Breakfast Time (UK) (1983) 
  Episode 270 02x21: (Jan/31/1984) As Himself 
  Episode 270 02x21: (Jan/31/1984) As Himself 
  Episode 100 01x100: (Jun/03/1983) As Himself 

Wogan (1982) 
  Series 2, Show 2 02x02: (Jan/22/1983) As Himself 
  Series 2, Show 2 02x02: (Jan/22/1983) As Himself 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Alas Smith and Jones (1984)• Creator
• Staff Writer

Episode Crew


Smith And Jones (1989) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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Series 2, Episode 2 02x02 Nov/07/1985 As: Writer
Series 2, Episode 1 02x01 Oct/31/1985 As: Writer
Series 1, Episode 6 01x06 Mar/06/1984 As: Writer
Series 1, Episode 5 01x05 Feb/28/1984 As: Writer
Series 1, Episode 3 01x03 Feb/14/1984 As: Writer
Alas Smith and Jones (1984) (Credited in 23 episodes from this show) 
 
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26 November 1987 04x07 Nov/26/1987 As: Writer
19 November 1987 04x06 Nov/19/1987 As: Writer
12 November 1987 04x05 Nov/12/1987 As: Writer
29 October 1987 04x03 Oct/29/1987 As: Writer
22 October 1987 04x02 Oct/22/1987 As: Writer
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Trivia

Griff was educated at Brentwood School, Essex.

He was part of a group called The Clique by the school's headmaster: they would hang around making each other laugh, and Griff has remained a comic.

While at University, Griff Rhys Jones joined the prestigious Cambridge Footlights Club (of which he became Vice-President in 1976).

Griff was the presenter of the BBC's Restoration programme, and has done a considerable amount of fundraising work for the Hackney Empire theatre conservation project.

He starred in Russell T. Davies's drama series Mine All Mine, on ITV1.

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