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Olwen Griffiths (1924–1995)

Olwen Griffiths was born on February 1, 1924 in Medway, Kent, England as Olwen Gwyneth Lavinia Griffiths. She was an actress, known for Maurice (1987), Up the Junction (1968) and Torchy, the Battery Boy (1959). She died on November 11, 1995 in Aldington, Ashford, Kent. See full bio »

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Known For

Maurice Mrs. Scudder
(1987)
Up the Junction Fat Lil
(1968)
(1959-1961)
W. Somerset Maugham Carmencita
(1970)

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 1988 Moondial (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Crump
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Mrs. Crump
 1988 Rockliffe's Babies (TV Series)
Maggie Boulter
- In Too Deep (1988) ... Maggie Boulter
 1987 Maurice
Mrs. Scudder
 1986 Tottie: The Doll's Wish (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1986)
- Episode #1.4 (1986)
- Episode #1.3 (1986)
- Episode #1.2 (1986)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1984 Tottie: The Story of a Dolls' House (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1984)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
- Episode #1.2 (1984)
- Episode #1.1 (1984)
 1983 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Bramwell
- Part 1 (1983) ... Mrs. Bramwell
 1982 Scrubbers
Mrs. Paddy
 1981 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series)
Jaggers' Client
- Episode Three (1981) ... Jaggers' Client
 1979 Doctor Snuggles (TV Series) (voice)
 1979 Crime and Punishment (TV Mini-Series)
Landlady
- Part 1 (1979) ... Landlady
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Pub Whore
- Better Think Twice (1978) ... Pub Whore
 1977 The Rag Trade (TV Series)
The Baby
- Olive's Baby (1977) ... The Baby (voice)
 1977 Secret Army (TV Series)
Bertha
- Lisa - Codename Yvette (1977) ... Bertha
 1976 Ivor the Engine (TV Series)
- The Water Tower (1976) ... (voice)
- The Cuckoo Clock (1976) ... (voice)
- Central Heating (1976) ... (voice)
- Buying Things (1976) ... (voice)
- Time Off (1976) ... (voice)
 1975 Further Up Pompeii! (TV Movie)
Hernia
 1971 Not Tonight, Darling
Joan (voice, uncredited)
 1971 The Silver Sword (TV Mini-Series)
Nurse
- Episode #1.8 (1971) ... Nurse
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Carmencita
- The Closed Shop (1970) ... Carmencita
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Hermione
- The Actors (1970) ... Hermione
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Daughter
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Owens
- Spare the Rod: Part 1 (1969) ... Mrs. Owens
 1968 Up the Junction
Fat Lil (as Olwen Griffith)
 1965-1968 Pogle's Wood (TV Series)
Mrs. Pogle / Pippin
- Umbrellas (1968) ... Mrs. Pogle / Pippin
- Roundabouts (1967) ... Mrs. Pogle / Pippin
- Woodwork (1967) ... Mrs. Pogle / Pippin
- Clocks (1967) ... Pippin
- Kings and Queens (1967) ... Mrs. Pogle / Pippin
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Matron
- A Cheery Soul (1966) ... Matron
 1966 The Rat Catchers (TV Series)
Secretary and Woman
- The Edge of Disaster (1966) ... Secretary and Woman (voice)
 1965 A World of Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
Voice only - role unknown
- The Enormous Ear (1965) ... Voice only - role unknown
 1961 The Pingwings (TV Series)
- The Happy Event ... (voice)
 1959-1961 Torchy, the Battery Boy (TV Series)
Torchy
- A New Suit for Pilliwig (1961) ... Torchy (voice, as Olwyn Griffiths)
- The Obstinate Donkey (1961) ... Torchy (voice, as Olwyn Griffiths)
- Pongo and the Gold Mine (1961) ... Torchy (voice, as Olwyn Griffiths)
- Pom-Pom Gets the Hiccups (1961) ... Torchy (voice, as Olwyn Griffiths)
- Gillygolly in Trouble (1961) ... Torchy (voice, as Olwyn Griffiths)
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Telephonist
- Bridge of Sighs (1960) ... Telephonist
 1959 Ivor the Engine (TV Series)
Mrs. Porty / Idris the Dragon / Mrs. Griffiths (voice)
 1959 Banana Bridge (Short) (as Olwyn Griffiths)
 1959 King Dithers and Daffy (Short)
 1959 Torchy Gets a Surprise (Short) (as Olwyn Griffiths)
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
 1956 A Man from the Sun (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Meredith Willson's musical, "The Music Man," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Van Johnson, Patricia Lambert, and Nan Munro in the cast. Robert Merriman was director.

Alternate Names:

Olwen Griffith | Olwyn Griffiths
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