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Some Famous People with the surname of Griffiths

Wikipedia James "Jim" Griffiths CH (19 September 1890?7 August 1975), was a Welsh Labour politician, trade union leader and the first ever Secretary of State for Wales.
Wikipedia Nigel Griffiths MP (born 20 May 1955, Glasgow, Scotland) is a British politician.
Wikipedia Bill Griffiths (August 20, 1948 ? September 13, 2007) was a poet and Anglo-Saxon scholar associated with the British Poetry Revival.
Wikipedia Terrence "Terry" Griffiths OBE (born 16 October 1947, Llanelli) is a retired Welsh snooker player and current snooker coach and pundit.
Wikipedia Cecil Redvers Griffiths (January 20, 1901 ? July 29, 1945) was a Welsh athlete.
Wikipedia William Griffiths VC (1841 ? 22 January 1879) was born County Roscommon and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
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Wikipedia Richard Griffiths, OBE (born 31 July 1947) is an English actor of stage, film and television.
Wikipedia Derek Griffiths (born Woking, Surrey, UK, 15 July 1946) is a British actor who appeared in numerous British children's television programmes in the 1960s to 1980s and more recently has played parts in TV drama.
Wikipedia Isaac Bertie Griffiths (March 29, 1882?July 10, 1970) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada.
Wikipedia Trevor Griffiths (born 4 April 1935 in Ancoats, Manchester) is an English dramatist.
Wikipedia Rudyard Griffiths (born 1970) is an author, public commentator and advisor to various not-for-profit foundations and organizations in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
Wikipedia Clive Malcolm Griffiths worked for several Italian TV and radio stations, including Videomusic, Radio Deejay and Italia 1.
Wikipedia Andrew Griffiths (born January 11, 1969 in Sheffield, England) is a former field hockey forward from Canada, who started playing hockey at age eight in Bermuda.
Wikipedia William Garonwy Griffiths (born 1955) is an author.
Wikipedia Dom Michael Ambrose Griffiths, OSB, KC*HS (b.
Wikipedia Joel Griffiths (born 21 August 1979) is an Australian football (soccer) player who is currently playing for Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan on-loan from Newcastle Jets.
Wikipedia Percy Wilfred "Red" Griffiths (March 30, 1893, in Taylor, Pennsylvania ? June 12, 1983, in Clearwater, Florida) was a republican politician, coach and athlete.
Wikipedia Adam Griffiths (born 21 August 1979 in Sydney) is an Australian professional football player, who currently plays for Al-Shabab.
Wikipedia Ryan Griffiths (born on 21 August 1981 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Beijing Guoan in China.
Wikipedia Winston Griffiths (born September 12, 1978 in Clarendon) is a Jamaican soccer player who currently plays for Sporting Central in the Jamaican National Premier League.
Wikipedia Gordon Craven Griffiths (19 June 1905 - 10 September 1994) was an English cricketer: a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who played five times for Worcestershire between 1932 and 1935.
Wikipedia Lucy Griffiths (born 11 October 1987) is an English actress most famous for her role as Marian in the BBC drama "Robin Hood".
Wikipedia Benjamin Mervyn ('Sandy') Griffiths (17 January 1909 ? 21 January 1974) was a Welsh football referee from Abertillery, Monmouthshire.
Wikipedia Leslie John Griffiths, Baron Griffiths of Burry Port, (born 15 February 1942) is a Methodist minister and life peer in the House of Lords, where he sits with the Labour Party.
Wikipedia Philip Jones Griffiths (18 February, 1936 - 19 March, 2008) was a Welsh photojournalist known for his coverage of the Vietnam war.
Wikipedia William Malwyn "Mal" Griffiths (8 March 1919 ? April 1969) was a Welsh footballer.
Wikipedia Billy Griffiths (born in Manchester) was an English footballer who played as a centre half-back.
Wikipedia John "Jack" Griffiths (15 September 1909 ? 1975) was an English footballer who played at left-back.
Wikipedia Carl Griffiths (born 16 July 1971 in Oswestry) is an English-born Welsh footballer, now manager.
Wikipedia Mike Griffiths (born Michael Griffiths on 18 March 1962 in Clydach, south Wales) is a former Welsh rugby union player and British Lion, currently coaching Ystrad Rhondda RFC in the Welsh Rugby Union Division 2 East.
Wikipedia Arthur Griffiths is a Canadian businessperson, philanthropist, and candidate for political office.
Wikipedia Geraint Griffiths (born 1949) is a Welsh singer songwriter and actor.
Wikipedia Leroy Henerica Septon Griffiths (born 30 December 1976 in London, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for Staines Town.
Wikipedia Gareth John Griffiths (born 10 April 1970 in Winsford, Cheshire) is an English footballer.
Wikipedia Tom Griffiths (1902, Wrexham ? 25 December 1981) was a Welsh international footballer of the 1930s.
Wikipedia Clive Ronald Griffiths (born 2 April 1954) is a former Wales international rugby league and rugby union player.
Wikipedia Sir Percival Joseph Griffiths (15 January 1899 ? 14 July 1992), was a prominent businessman who also worked for the Indian Civil Service.
Wikipedia Scott Griffiths (born 27 November 1985) is an English footballer, currently playing for Peterborough United on loan from Dagenham & Redbridge in League Two.
Wikipedia Denis Griffiths (1922-2001), Welsh lyric tenor who regularly performed on BBC radio from the late 1940s onwards and who later featured among the soloists in the Independent Television series "Gwlad y Gan" which - as "Land of Song" - was networked to a wide audience throughout the country between 1958 and 1964.
Wikipedia Katie Rhiannon Griffiths (born 21 January 1989 in Chigwell, Essex), is a British actress, best known for playing Chlo Grainger in the BBC1 drama "Waterloo Road".
Wikipedia Bus Griffiths (born Gilbert Joseph Griffiths, 1913 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan ? September 25, 2006 in Comox, British Columbia) was a cartoonist, lumberjack, and fisherman.
Wikipedia Rostyn Griffiths (born 10 March 1988 in Stoke-on-Trent, England) is an Australian footballer, currently playing for A-League team.
Wikipedia Howard Griffiths (8 October 1935-24 October 1999) was a screen and television writer born in Wales who wrote "Licensed to Kill (1965 film)" and many Australian television shows.
Wikipedia Leigh Griffiths (born 20 August 1990 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish professional association footballer who plays for Scottish First Division side Dundee as a striker.
Wikipedia Cai Griffiths born 5 January 1984 in Bangor, Wales is a rugby union player for the Ospreys in the Magners League.
Wikipedia Robert William Griffiths (28 May 1896 ? 29 Jan 1962) was a farmer and businessman whose principal interests lay in dairy farm production in Wales.
Wikipedia John Griffiths (born January 27, 1863) was an English cricketer who played for Nottinghamshire.
Wikipedia Arfon Trevor Griffiths MBE (born August 23, 1941 in Wrexham) is a former Wales international footballer who played as a midfielder and former football manager.
Wikipedia John Griffiths (1837 or 1838 ? May 1916) was a Welsh mathematician and academic associated with Jesus College, Oxford for nearly 60 years.
Wikipedia Nicholas (Nick) David Griffiths (born 24 December 1951; Barry, Wales) is an Australian politician.
Wikipedia John Gwyn Griffiths (7 December 1911?15 June 2004), was a Welsh poet, Egyptologist and nationalist political activist who spent the largest span of his career lecturing at Swansea University.
Wikipedia Vince Griffiths (29 May 1901 - 7 January 1967) was a Welsh rugby union player who represented Wales and the British Lions.
Wikipedia Lauren Patricia Griffiths (born 14 February 1987) is an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Keith Griffiths (born December 12 1927, Chester) is a former English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Wikipedia Daniel Phillip Griffiths born February 1 1979 in Carmarthen, Wales is a rugby union player for Newport RFC.
Wikipedia Mildred Griffiths (20 January 1894 ? 24 May 1949) was an American set decorator.
Wikipedia Kenneth James Griffiths (born 1 April 1930) is a former English footballer.
Wikipedia Neil Griffiths (born 12 October 1951) is a former English footballer.
Wikipedia Jay Griffiths (born 1965, Manchester) is a British author.
Wikipedia Peter James Griffiths (born 14 August 1957) is an English former footballer.
Wikipedia Griffith 'Giotto' Griffiths (15 September, 1864 ? 22 July, 1938) was a Welsh international rugby union half-back who played club rugby for Llanelli and international rugby for Wales.
Wikipedia Daniel 'Dan' Griffiths (20 June, 1857 ? 29 October, 1936) was a Welsh international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Llanelli and international rugby for Wales.
Wikipedia Ian James Griffiths (born 17 April 1960) is an English former footballer.
Wikipedia Ivor Griffiths (born June 19 1918 ? October 1993) is a former Welsh footballer.
Wikipedia Brian Griffiths (born November 21 1933, Penycae, Wrexham) is a former Welsh footballer.
Wikipedia John Willis Griffiths (October 6, 1809 ? April 29, 1882) was an American naval architect, who designed the first true clipper ship.
Wikipedia Bob Griffiths (Henry Robert Griffiths), born April 16, 1938, is an author, playwright, and professional speaker.
Wikipedia Paul Griffiths (born 24 November 1947) is a British music critic, novelist and librettist.
Wikipedia Tony Griffiths (born March 19 1986 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland) is an Irish footballer, currently playing for FAI League of Ireland First Division club Shelbourne.
Wikipedia Sally Jane Griffiths (born 9 April 1963, Newcastle, New South Wales) is a former New South Wales Breakers and Australia cricketer.