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Born on July 31, 1947in Stockton-on-Tees, England and raised in Thornaby, Griffiths was the son of deaf parents and learned sign language before he could speak. He experienced a somewhat troubled childhood, which included frequent attempts to run away from home, and even dropped out of school at age 15. Hired as a porter, Griffiths was encouraged t... Continue Bio >>
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