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Griff Rhys Jones

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Attended the Brentwood School with writer Douglas Adams. Was vice-president of the Footlights Club while at University of Cambridge. Met his wife Jo Jones on Not The Nine O'Clock News in 1979 when she had to throw a bucket of water over him. Along with 1,000 students, successfully helped stop the closure of Cambridge's 100-year old architecture department in 2004. Was awarded honorary degrees from Anglia Ruskin University in 2004 and the University of Essex in 2010, for his outstanding contributions to television and the cause of national heritage. His autobiography Semi-Detached was released in 2006. Received an honorary degree from his father's former university, the University of Wales College of Medicine, in 2009. In 2011, he became the President of Civic Voice, a charity which campaigns for better places and civic pride. A keen sailor, in 2011 he bought a 17m wooden yacht, Argyll, which he races at regattas such as the Fastnet Race. He and his wife are enthusiastic gardeners and their garden was featured in an episode of BBC Gardeners' World in 2015. Was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to the National Civic Society Movement, charity and entertainment. Owns a small herd of alpacas.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet A Poet in New York
  • Executive Producer
2014
No Score Yet Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Puckoon
  • Col. Stokes
2003
56% Taliesin Jones
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • Caesar
2000
No Score Yet Up 'n' Under
  • Ray Mason
1998
35% The Adventures of Pinocchio (Les aventures de Pinocchio)
  • Tino
1996
No Score Yet Staggered (Mad Wedding)
  • Graham
1994
No Score Yet Demob
  • Captain Ian Deasey
1993
No Score Yet The Sands of Time
  • Actor
1992
No Score Yet The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt
  • Henry
1989
No Score Yet Morons from Outer Space
  • Graham Sweetley
  • Screenwriter
1985
90% The Secret Policeman's Other Ball
  • Actor
1982

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
  • Dr. Quimper Dr. David Quimper
  • 2005
No Score Yet Miss Marple
2004-2013
  • Dr. David Quimper
No Score Yet Not the Nine O'Clock News
1979-1982
  • Performer
No Score Yet Porterhouse Blue
1987
  • Actor
No Score Yet The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer
2018-2019
  • Guest

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