Griff Rhys Jones

Comedian Griff Rhys Jones is a comedian and actor who is also the co-founder of TalkBack Productions. Jones attended Conifers Primary School and then Cambridge, where he was a member of the prestigious Cambridge ... Read more »
Born: 11/16/1953

Filmography

Actor (14)

Mine All Mine 2004 - 2005, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Quizeum 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

The Quizeum 2004 - 2005, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Presenter

Miss Marple: What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Taliesin Jones 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

Up 'n' Under 1997 (Movie)

Ray Mason (Actor)

The Adventures of Pinocchio 1996 (Movie)

Tino (Actor)

Staggered 1994 (Movie)

Graham (Actor)

As You Like It 1992 (Movie)

Touchstone (Actor)

Smith and Jones 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Wilt 1990 (Movie)

Henry Wilt (Actor)

Morons From Outer Space 1985 (Movie)

Graham Sweetley (Actor)

Not the Nine O'Clock News 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball 1980 (Movie)

(Actor)
Writer (1)

Morons From Outer Space 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

A Poet in New York 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Comedian Griff Rhys Jones is a comedian and actor who is also the co-founder of TalkBack Productions. Jones attended Conifers Primary School and then Cambridge, where he was a member of the prestigious Cambridge Footlights Club. He first appeared on television in the sketch comedy show "Not the Nine O'Clock News", which marked his initial collaboration with Mel Smith. The pair created TalkBack Productions, the successful television production company. In 1984, Smith and Jones started their own television comedy sketch show, "Alas Smith and Jones", a take-off on the title of the American show "Alias Smith and Jones", and the team also appeared in the sci-fi comedy film "Morons from Outer Space". In 1992, Jones played the role of Touchstone in a film adaptation of Shakespeare's "As You Like It", and in the early 1990s, Jones provided the voices for a series of short cartoons called "Funnybones". He has continued to work with Smith and did a review of their former sketches with "The Smith and Jones Sketchbook". Jones published an autobiography entitled "Semi-Detached in" in 2006. Jones also the president of the Civic Voice, a charitable organization in England.

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