Griff Rhys Jones

Griff Rhys Jones

Highest Rated: 50% Taliesin Jones (2000)

Lowest Rated: 35% The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

Birthday: Nov 16, 1953

Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales, UK

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.

Highest rated movies

Taliesin Jones
The Adventures of Pinocchio




No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder on the Blackpool Express Unknown (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 91% Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive Unknown (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Riot at the Rite Astruc (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 50% Puckoon Col. Stokes (Character) - 2002
50% No Score Yet Taliesin Jones Principal Caesar (Character) $77.4K 2000
No Score Yet 51% Up 'n' Under Ray Mason (Character) - 1998
35% 27% The Adventures of Pinocchio Tino (Character) $15.1M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet As You Like It Touchstone (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 60% Wilt Henry Wilt (Character) $74.5K 1989
No Score Yet 42% Morons From Outer Space Graham Sweetley (Character),
$72.3K 1985


No Score Yet No Score Yet Griff's Great Australian Rail Trip Host 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Quizeum Host 2015 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet National Treasures Host 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heroes of Comedy Unknown (Guest Star) 1999 2003
No Score Yet 87% Jonathan Creek Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whose Line Is It Anyway? Unknown (Character) 1988-1989
No Score Yet 95% The Young Ones Bambi (Guest Star) 1984