Trevor Griffiths

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Birth Name: Trevor Griffiths
Born: 04/04/1935
Birth Place: Manchester, England, GB

From a working-class background, Griffiths taught, lectured and edited the NORTHERN VOICE magazine before joining the BBC in 1965 as an education officer. While there, he began writing radio plays, including his first, "The Big House" (1969). That same year, Griffiths had his first play, the politically-themed "The Wages of Thin", produced and thereafter concentrated on working in the theater. His breakthrough stage vehicle was "Comedians" (1975), which featured Jonathan Pryce. After "Comedians" played Broadway in 1976, Beatty asked him to collaborate on the screenplay for "Reds". Despite that film's acclaim, it was five years before Griffiths scripted another film. He wrote "Fatherland/Sing... Continue Bio >>

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