Ethel Griffies

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% The House of Rothschild (2000)
Lowest Rated:
75% Werewolf of London (1935)
Birthday:
Apr 26
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
The daughter of actor-manager Samuel Rupert Woods and actress Lillie Roberts, Ethel Griffies began her own stage career at the age of 3. Griffies was 21 when she finally made her London debut in 1899, and 46 when she made her first Broadway appearance in Havoc (1924). Discounting a tentative stab at…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
100% The House of Rothschild
  • Woman Guest in Hall
-- 2000
Bus Riley's Back in Town
  • Mrs. Spencer
-- 1965
100% Billy Liar
  • Florence
-- 1963
96% The Birds
  • Mrs. Bundy
-- 1963
Saratoga Trunk
  • Mme. Clarissa Van Steed
-- 1946
Devotion
  • Aunt Branwell
-- 1946
Thrill of a Romance
  • Mrs. Fenway
-- 1945
Molly and Me
  • Mrs. Lamb
-- 1945
89% The Horn Blows at Midnight
  • Lady Stover
-- 1945
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (Guilty of Murder?)
  • Mrs. Nelson
-- 1945
100% Jane Eyre
  • Grace Poole
-- 1944
The Keys of the Kingdom
  • Mrs. Glennie
-- 1944
The White Cliffs of Dover
  • Woman on Train
-- 1944
Music for Millions
  • Mrs. McGuff
-- 1944
First Comes Courage
  • Nurse
-- 1943
Holy Matrimony
  • Lady Vale
-- 1943
Forever and a Day
  • Wife
-- 1943
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
  • Matron
-- 1942
Castle In The Desert
  • Mme. Saturnia
-- 1942
Time to Kill
  • Mrs. Murdock
-- 1942
Great Guns
  • Aunt Agatha
-- 1941
Billy the Kid
  • Mrs. Hanky
-- 1941
A Yank in the R.A.F.
  • Mrs. Fitzhugh
-- 1941
Remember the Day
  • Actor
-- 1941
Dead Men Tell
  • Miss Nodbury
-- 1941
89% How Green Was My Valley
  • Mrs. Nicholas
-- 1941
Anne of Windy Poplars (Anne of Windy Willows)
  • Hester Pringle
-- 1940
83% Stranger on the Third Floor
  • Mrs. Kane
-- 1940
Irene
  • Princess Minetti
-- 1940
Vigil in the Night
  • Matron East
-- 1940
80% Waterloo Bridge
  • Mrs. Clark
-- 1940
The Star Maker
  • Actor
-- 1939
We Are Not Alone
  • Mrs. Raymond
-- 1939
Crackerjack
  • Actor
-- 1938
Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Miss Twinkleton
-- 1935
75% Werewolf of London
  • Mrs. Whack
-- 1935
100% Anna Karenina
  • Mme. Karatasoff
-- 1935
The Return of Peter Grimm
  • Mrs. Batholomew
-- 1935
Jane Eyre
  • Grace Poole
-- 1934
Four Frightened People
  • Mrs. Ainger's mother
-- 1934
The Painted Veil
  • Lady Coldchester
-- 1934
Sadie McKee
  • Woman in Subway
-- 1934
We Live Again
  • Aunt Marie
-- 1934
White Woman
  • Mrs. Chisholm
-- 1933
Alice in Wonderland
  • Governess
-- 1933
Torch Singer (Broadway Singer)
  • Martha Alden
-- 1933
Impatient Maiden
  • Nurse Lovett
-- 1932
Are You Listening?
  • Mrs. Peters
-- 1932
100% Love Me Tonight
  • Second Aunt
-- 1932
The Millionaire
  • Actor
-- 1931
Waterloo Bridge
  • Mrs. Hoble
-- 1931

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Quotes from Ethel Griffies's Characters

    1. Mrs. Bundy: I hardly think a few birds are going to bring about the end of the world.
    2. Melanie Daniels: These weren't a few birds.
    From The Birds. Submitted by Abner H (4 months ago)
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