Fred Griffith (actor)

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Fred Griffith
Fred Griffith.jpg
Born Freddy Merrill Griffith
(1964-10-01) October 1, 1964 (age 52)
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Occupation Actor, producer
Spouse(s) Jennifer Rogers (m. 1999; div. 2009)
Robin Johnson (m. 2012)
Children 2
Website www.fredgriffith.com

Fred Griffith (born October 1, 1964) is an American actor and producer.[1]

Early life[edit]

Griffith was born Freddy Merrill Griffith, the son of Victor Merrill Griffith and Linda Gayle Griffith, in Spartanburg, SC. Griffith is of Welsh and Scots-Irish ancestry. His ancestors fought in the American Revolutionary War, The Civil War in the United States, World War I, World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War. He has a younger sister, Cynthia Lynn. From an early age he knew he wanted to be an entertainer. He studied at University of South Carolina, Spartanburg and Coastal Carolina. He waited to pursue his life's passion of being a professional actor until he was in his thirties.

Career[edit]

He has been fortunate enough to work alongside of some of his childhood heroes, such as Robert Duvall in Gods and Generals and David Carradine in Miracle at Creek. He earned his SAG card in 2002 while working on Gods and Generals. The first film he produced was a short entitled Alex and it was nominated for an award at the Myrtle Beach Film Festival for "Best Ensemble". In 2004 he formed Follow Your Dreams Productions, a film production company. Also in 2004 he presented the Elvis Presley Award to the country music group Lonestar for their song "I'm Already There" on the American Veteran Awards show on The History Channel. Although he has never served in the United States Military he was told by a five star General that tonight he was serving his country by supporting them.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Expedition: Bismarck Burkard von Müllenheim-Rechberg (uncredited) Direct and Produced by James Cameron
2003 Gods and Generals (film) Brig. General Robert E. Rodes
2005 Alex Richard Also Producer
2005 The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams Ellison Capers
2005 Blood Deep Victor Westen
2005 Miracle at Sage Creek Daniel AKA Christmas Miracle At Sage Creek
2007 Ghost Town: The Movie Whiskey Walters Also Producer
2008 War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave Major Krammer Re-edited for the Sci Fi Channel - TV Movie
2008 Fireline Trace Directed and Written by Chris Mulkey
2009 The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith Mahlon
2009 Shadowheart Marshall
2010 Deadly Renovations Justin
2010 L.A. Ricochet Fence
2013 A Box For Rob Chief Kyle Potter
2013 The Ultimate Life Myron Dudley Sequel to The Ultimate Gift
2013 Prisoners Groggy Man scenes deleted, can be seen on the directors cut
2014 Homecoming Victor Westen Follow up to Blood Deep
2014 Hero Bill Dawson
2015 The Last Rescue Doctor

Television[edit]

List of television credits
Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Last Brickmaker in America Teacher CBS Movie of the Week
2003 The District Union Captain 1 Episode
2004 Judging Amy Radiologist 1 Episode
2004 24 (TV Series) Doctor
2012 A Smile as Big as the Moon Judge ABC Hallmark Movie of the Week

Producer[edit]

List of film credits
Year Film Title Notes
2005 Alex
2007 Ghost Town: The Movie

References[edit]

  • Fred Griffith Biography (1964-) [1]
  1. ^ "Boiling Springs native talks about upcoming race film". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. 24 April 2006. 

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