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Hugh Griffith Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at June 14, 2024 by BirthdayDBs Team

Hugh Griffith Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Hugh Griffith Facts

Full NameHugh Griffith
BirthdateMay 30, 1912
Birth PlaceWales
Age (in 2024)112 Years Old
ZodiacGemini
OccupationMovie Actor

Hugh Griffith Age & Birthday

Hugh Griffith is best known as Movie Actor who has born on May 30, 1912 in Wales. Currently, Hugh Griffith is 112 years, 0 months and 15 days old. Hugh Griffith will celebrate 113th birthday on Friday, 30th of May 2025. Below the countdown to Hugh Griffith upcoming birthday.

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Hugh Griffith Biography

About

Most well known for his Academy Award-winning portrayal of Sheik Ilderim in the 1959 historical epic Ben-Hur, he is also remembered for his Oscar and BAFTA-nominated performance in the 1963 comedy movie Tom Jones, as well as for his Golden Globe-nominated work in Oliver! and The Fixer (both released in 1968).

Before Fame

He was accepted to the famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), but was forced to temporarily abandon his budding acting career to enlist in the British Army during the World War II years. 

Trivia

Though at the end of his life he was suffering from the effects of long-term alcoholism, he nevertheless managed to portray Caradog Lloyd-Evans in a 1978 cult classic, made-for-TV movie titled Grand Slam.

Family Life

The child of William and Mary Griffith, he spent his youth in Anglesey, Wales, and later relocated to London, England. He was married to Adelgunde Margaret Beatrice von Dechend.

Associated With

In the late 1950s, Griffith and Anthony Perkins both received Tony Award nominations for their work in the original Broadway production of Look Homeward, Angel.

Top Asked Questions about Hugh Griffith

How old is Hugh Griffith in 2024?

Hugh Griffith is 112 years old today.

When was Hugh Griffith born?

Hugh Griffith was born on May 30, 1912 in Wales.

What is Hugh Griffith zodiac sign?

Hugh Griffith zodiac sign is Gemini.

What was Hugh Griffith best known for?

Hugh Griffith was best known as Movie Actor.

Fun Facts about Hugh Griffith's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Hugh Griffith's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Hugh Griffith was born on Thursday, 151st day / 22nd week of 1912
  • Hugh Griffith has Gemini zodiac sign and Air element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Hugh Griffith birthday is XXX.V.MCMXII
  • Hugh Griffith's birthstone is Emerald
  • Hugh Griffith's birth flower is Hawthorn that symbolize happiness, humility & sweetness
  • Hugh Griffith age in year is 112 years old
  • Hugh Griffith age in month is 1344 months old
  • Hugh Griffith age in day is 40923 days old
  • Hugh Griffith age in hour is 982152 hours old
  • Hugh Griffith age in minute is 58929120 minutes old
  • Hugh Griffith age in second is 3535747200 seconds old
  • Next Hugh Griffith birthday is on Friday, May 30th 2025
  • Hugh Griffith age in next birthday (2025) is 113 years old

Historical Events on Hugh Griffith Birthday (May 30)

Below are historical events that coincided with Hugh Griffith's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1972In Ben Gurion Airport (at the time: Lod Airport), Israel, members of the Japanese Red Army carry out the Lod Airport massacre, killing 24 people and injuring 78 others.
1974The Airbus A300 passenger aircraft first enters service.
1975European Space Agency is established.
1979Downeast Flight 46 crashes on approach to Knox County Regional Airport in Rockland, Maine, killing 17.
1982Cold War: Spain joins NATO.
1989Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 10-metre high "Goddess of Democracy" statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
1990Croatian Parliament is constituted after the first free, multi-party elections, today celebrated as the National Day of Croatia.
1998The 6.5 Mw  Afghanistan earthquake shook the Takhar Province of northern Afghanistan with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VII (Very strong), killing around 4,000-4,500.
1998Nuclear Testing: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt TNT equivalent.
2003Depayin massacre: At least 70 people associated with the National League for Democracy are killed by government-sponsored mob in Burma. Aung San Suu Kyi flees the scene, but is arrested soon afterwards.
2008Convention on Cluster Munitions is adopted.
2008TACA Flight 390 overshoots the runway at Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and crashes, killing five people.
2012Former Liberian president Charles Taylor is sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in atrocities committed during the Sierra Leone Civil War.
2013Nigeria passes a law banning same-sex marriage.
2020The Crew Dragon Demo-2 launches from the Kennedy Space Center, becoming the first crewed orbital spacecraft to launch from the United States since 2011 and the first commercial flight to the International Space Station.
1985The birth of Igor Lewczuk, Polish footballer
1985The birth of Aaron Volpatti, Canadian ice hockey player
1986The birth of Nikolay Bodurov, Bulgarian international footballer
1989The birth of Ailee, Korean-American singer and songwriter
1989The birth of Lesia Tsurenko, Ukrainian tennis player
1990The birth of Im Yoon-ah, South Korean singer and actress
1990The birth of Andrei Loktionov, Russian ice hockey player
1991The birth of Jonathan Fox, English swimmer
1992The birth of Harrison Barnes, American basketball player
1992The birth of Danielle Harold, English actress
1994The birth of Scott Laughton, Canadian ice hockey player
1996The birth of Beatriz Haddad Maia, Brazilian tennis player
1997The birth of Jung Eun-bi, South Korean singer and actress
1999The birth of Eddie Nketiah, English footballer
1999The birth of Guanyu Zhou, Chinese racing driver
2013The death of Jayalath Jayawardena, Sri Lankan physician and politician (b. 1953)
2013The death of Larry Jones, American football player and coach (b. 1933)
2014The death of Hienadz Buraukin, Belarusian poet, journalist, and diplomat (b. 1936)
2014The death of Henning Carlsen, Danish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1927)
2014The death of Joan Lorring, British actress (b. 1926)
2014The death of Leonidas Vasilikopoulos, Greek admiral (b. 1932)
2015The death of Beau Biden, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 44th Attorney General of Delaware (b. 1969)
2015The death of Joël Champetier, Canadian author and screenwriter (b. 1957)
2015The death of L. Tom Perry, American religious leader and member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1922)
2016The death of Tom Lysiak, Polish-Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1953)
2016The death of Rick MacLeish, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1950)
2019The death of Thad Cochran, American lawyer and politician (b. 1937)
2019The death of Jason Marcano, Trinidadian footballer (b. 1983)
2020The death of Michael Angelis, British actor (b. 1944)
2021The death of Jason Dupasquier, Swiss motorcycle road racer (b. 2001)

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