Ethel Griffies

Ethel Griffies

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1878-04-26
Deathday: 1975-09-09 (97 years old)
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Ethel Griffies (born Ethel Woods; 26 April 1878 – 9 September 1975) was an English actress of stage, screen and television. She is perhaps best-known to modern audiences as the ornithologist Mrs. Bundy in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). She appeared in stage roles in her native England and in the United States, and had featured roles in around 100 motion pictures, she was one of the oldest working actors in the English speaking theatre at the time of her death at 97 years old. She acted alongside such stars as May Whitty, Ellen Terry and Anna Neagle. Griffies was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, the daughter of actor and manager Samuel Rupert Woods and actress Lillie Roberts. Taken onstage at the age of three, she continued to act for the next 86 years.Griffies married actor Walter Beaumont in 1900, and he died in 1910. In 1917, she married actor Edward Cooper,: _72 who predeceased his wife by almost two decades.On 9 September 1975, in London,: 75 Griffies died of a stroke.

Filmography

All 75

Movies 69

TV shows 6

Self 1

The Trials of O'Brien (1965)

The Trials of O'Brien (1965)

TV show
Mrs. Spencer
Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)

Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)

Movie
Grandma Florence
Billy Liar (1963)

Billy Liar (1963)

Movie
Mrs. Bundy
The Birds (1963)

The Birds (1963)

Movie
6.43
Self
The Merv Griffin Show (1962)

The Merv Griffin Show (1962)

TV show
Lulu
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)

TV show
5
Lights Out (1949)

Lights Out (1949)

TV show
The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)

TV show
Actress
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948)

The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948)

TV show
Aunt Martha
The Homestretch (1947)

The Homestretch (1947)

Movie
Aunt Katherine
Millie's Daughter (1947)

Millie's Daughter (1947)

Movie
Mrs. Abigail Smith
Sing While You Dance (1946)

Sing While You Dance (1946)

Movie
Aunt Elizabeth Branwell
Devotion (1946)

Devotion (1946)

Movie
Clarissa Van Steed
Saratoga Trunk (1945)

Saratoga Trunk (1945)

Movie
Mrs. Lamb
Molly and Me (1945)

Molly and Me (1945)

Movie
Mrs. Fenway
Thrill of a Romance (1945)

Thrill of a Romance (1945)

Movie
Lady Stover
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

Movie
Mrs. McGuff
Music for Millions (1944)

Music for Millions (1944)

Movie
Woman on Train Opening Window (uncredited)
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Movie
6
Mrs. Dean
Pardon My Rhythm (1944)

Pardon My Rhythm (1944)

Movie
Mrs. O'Connor (uncredited)
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

Movie
Grace Poole
Jane Eyre (1943)

Jane Eyre (1943)

Movie
Lady Vale
Holy Matrimony (1943)

Holy Matrimony (1943)

Movie
Wife of Man in Air Raid Shelter
Forever and a Day (1943)

Forever and a Day (1943)

Movie
Mrs. Murdock
Time to Kill (1942)

Time to Kill (1942)

Movie
Mrs. Graham
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

Movie
Gallagher
Between Us Girls (1942)

Between Us Girls (1942)

Movie
Mme. Lily Saturnia
Castle in the Desert (1942)

Castle in the Desert (1942)

Movie
3.25
Undetermined Role
Remember the Day (1941)

Remember the Day (1941)

Movie
Mrs. Nicholas
How Green Was My Valley (1941)

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Movie
1
Aunt Agatha
Great Guns (1941)

Great Guns (1941)

Movie
Lady Fitzhugh
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)

A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)

Movie
6
Mrs. Hanky
Billy the Kid (1941)

Billy the Kid (1941)

Movie
Miss Patience Nodbury
Dead Men Tell (1941)

Dead Men Tell (1941)

Movie
3.14
Mrs. Kane
Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Movie
Mrs. Clark - Landlady (uncredited)
Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Movie
Princess Minetti
Irene (1940)

Irene (1940)

Movie
Matron East
Vigil in the Night (1940)

Vigil in the Night (1940)

Movie
Mabel Wilcox
The Mysterious Mr. Davis (1939)

The Mysterious Mr. Davis (1939)

Movie
Mrs. Raymond
We Are Not Alone (1939)

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Movie
Miss Bates - the Governess (uncredited)
Over the Moon (1939)

Over the Moon (1939)

Movie
Annie
Crackerjack (1938)

Crackerjack (1938)

Movie
Hannah O'Dwyer
Kathleen Mavourneen (1937)

Kathleen Mavourneen (1937)

Movie
Mrs. Etta Hamilton
Twice Branded (1936)

Twice Branded (1936)

Movie
Mrs. Martha Bartholomew
The Return Of Peter Grimm (1935)

The Return Of Peter Grimm (1935)

Movie
Mme. Kartasoff
Anna Karenina (1935)

Anna Karenina (1935)

Movie
Mrs. Whack
Werewolf of London (1935)

Werewolf of London (1935)

Movie
5.59
Winifred Trent
Vanessa: Her Love Story (1935)

Vanessa: Her Love Story (1935)

Movie
Miss Twinkleton
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

Movie
Mrs. Hawkins (uncredited)
Enchanted April (1935)

Enchanted April (1935)

Movie
Lady Coldchester (uncredited)
The Painted Veil (1934)

The Painted Veil (1934)

Movie
Aunt Marie
We Live Again (1934)

We Live Again (1934)

Movie
Mrs. Field
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934)

Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934)

Movie
Grace Poole
Jane Eyre (1934)

Jane Eyre (1934)

Movie
Ship Passenger
Stolen Sweets (1934)

Stolen Sweets (1934)

Movie
Mrs. Ainger's Mother
Four Frightened People (1934)

Four Frightened People (1934)

Movie
Miss Simpson (uncredited)
Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Movie
Mrs. Chisholm
White Woman (1933)

White Woman (1933)

Movie
Miss Ace
Doctor Bull (1933)

Doctor Bull (1933)

Movie
Agatha Alden
Torch Singer (1933)

Torch Singer (1933)

Movie
The Duchess
Midnight Club (1933)

Midnight Club (1933)

Movie
Emily
Horse Play (1933)

Horse Play (1933)

Movie
Lady McDougal
A Lady's Profession (1933)

A Lady's Profession (1933)

Movie
Zana
Tonight Is Ours (1933)

Tonight Is Ours (1933)

Movie
Second Aunt
Love Me Tonight (1932)

Love Me Tonight (1932)

Movie
6
Lady Caverly
Westward Passage (1932)

Westward Passage (1932)

Movie
Mrs. Peters
Are You Listening? (1932)

Are You Listening? (1932)

Movie
Nurse Lovett
The Impatient Maiden (1932)

The Impatient Maiden (1932)

Movie
Cross Woman at Magazine Stand (uncredited)
Union Depot (1932)

Union Depot (1932)

Movie
Mrs. Beacon
Manhattan Parade (1931)

Manhattan Parade (1931)

Movie
Miss Bleeker
Once a Lady (1931)

Once a Lady (1931)

Movie
Mrs. Everard
The Road to Singapore (1931)

The Road to Singapore (1931)

Movie
Mrs. Hobley
Waterloo Bridge (1931)

Waterloo Bridge (1931)

Movie
Drunken Flower Vendor in Pub (uncredited)
Chances (1931)

Chances (1931)

Movie
Adela Heythorp
Old English (1930)

Old English (1930)

Movie

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1878-04-26

Deathday
1975-09-09 (97 years old)

Place of birth
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Relationships
Edward Cooper (1917-01-01 - 1956-01-01)

Citizenships
United Kingdom

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4 Movies
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4 Movies
Claudette Colbert
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Claudette Colbert worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
4 Movies
Alec Craig
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4 Movies
Edmund Breon
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4 Movies
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4 Movies
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4 Movies
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4 Movies
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4 Movies
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3 Movies
Guy Pearce
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3 Movies
Gile Steele
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Gile Steele worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Max Steiner
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Max Steiner worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Walter Plunkett
Ethel Griffies
Walter Plunkett worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Fred Sersen
Ethel Griffies
Fred Sersen worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Ernest Haller
Ethel Griffies
Ernest Haller worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Karl Struss
Ethel Griffies
Karl Struss worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Charles G. Clarke
Ethel Griffies
Charles G. Clarke worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Keith Hitchcock
Ethel Griffies
Keith Hitchcock worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Kenneth Macgowan
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Kenneth Macgowan worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Yorke Sherwood
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Yorke Sherwood worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Gwendolyn Logan
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Gwendolyn Logan worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Reginald Sheffield
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Reginald Sheffield worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
John Rogers
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John Rogers worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Connie Leon
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Connie Leon worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Robert Kern
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Robert Kern worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Colin Campbell
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Colin Campbell worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Eric Wilton
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Eric Wilton worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Edmund Mortimer
Ethel Griffies
Edmund Mortimer worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Rita Carlyle
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Rita Carlyle worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Lenore J. Coffee
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Lenore J. Coffee worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Irene
Ethel Griffies
Irene worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Douglas Shearer
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Douglas Shearer worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Robert E. Sherwood
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Robert E. Sherwood worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
David O. Selznick
Ethel Griffies
David O. Selznick worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
George Ernest
Ethel Griffies
George Ernest worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Mae Madison
Ethel Griffies
Mae Madison worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Ruth Hall
Ethel Griffies
Ruth Hall worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Douglas Gerrard
Ethel Griffies
Douglas Gerrard worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Aileen Pringle
Ethel Griffies
Aileen Pringle worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Charles Butterworth
Ethel Griffies
Charles Butterworth worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Emily Fitzroy
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Emily Fitzroy worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Crauford Kent
Ethel Griffies
Crauford Kent worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Henry Koster
Ethel Griffies
Henry Koster worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Fredric March
Ethel Griffies
Fredric March worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Lucien Littlefield
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Lucien Littlefield worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Charles Middleton
Ethel Griffies
Charles Middleton worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Claude King
Ethel Griffies
Claude King worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Jameson Thomas
Ethel Griffies
Jameson Thomas worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Alfred E. Green
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Alfred E. Green worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
May Whitty
Ethel Griffies
May Whitty worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Donald Crisp
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Donald Crisp worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Paul Harvey
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Paul Harvey worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Sara Allgood
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Sara Allgood worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Florence Wix
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Florence Wix worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Norma Varden
Ethel Griffies
Norma Varden worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
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Montagu Love worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
David Thursby
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David Thursby worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Henry Daniell
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Henry Daniell worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Mary Forbes
Ethel Griffies
Mary Forbes worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
George Chandler
Ethel Griffies
George Chandler worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Lee Phelps
Ethel Griffies
Lee Phelps worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Lester Dorr
Ethel Griffies
Lester Dorr worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Herbert Marshall
Ethel Griffies
Herbert Marshall worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Reginald Owen
Ethel Griffies
Reginald Owen worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Roland Young
Ethel Griffies
Roland Young worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Frederick Worlock
Ethel Griffies
Frederick Worlock worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Warner Oland
Ethel Griffies
Warner Oland worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Eily Malyon
Ethel Griffies
Eily Malyon worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Colin Kenny
Ethel Griffies
Colin Kenny worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Charles Lane
Ethel Griffies
Charles Lane worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
James Burke
Ethel Griffies
James Burke worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Patric Knowles
Ethel Griffies
Patric Knowles worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Jessie Ralph
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Jessie Ralph worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Edgar Norton
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Edgar Norton worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Harry Cording
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Harry Cording worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Helen Jerome Eddy
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Helen Jerome Eddy worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Elspeth Dudgeon
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Elspeth Dudgeon worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
3 Movies
Mary Gordon
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Mary Gordon worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
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Roddy McDowall worked together with Ethel Griffies in:
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