Roger Ashton-Griffiths

19 Jan 1957


Roger Ashton-Griffiths (born January 19, 1957) is a British character actor, screenwriter and film director.

He graduated from Lancaster University (BMus) and the University of East London (MA Fine Art), and began his career as a singer with English National Opera at the London Coliseum.

He has appeared in numerous high-profile films, including Terry Gilliam's The Brothers Grimm and Brazil, A Knight's Tale, Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, Roman Polanski's Pirates, Peter Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.

He has also worked extensively in television, including Margaret and The Tudors (2009).


Filmography (18 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Christopher Robin
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Ralph Butterworth)
(movie, 2017)
···The Death of Stalin
Genre: Comedy, History
Role: Actor (as Musician)
(movie, 2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hospital Chaplain)
(movie, 2017)
···Crooked House
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mr Gaitskill)
(movie, 2015)
···The Lobster
Genre: Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Doctor)
(movie, 2014)
···Mr. Turner
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Henry William Pickersgill)
(movie, 2014)
···Grace of Monaco
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alfred Hitchcock)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jonathan)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as John Sergeant)
(movie, 2005)
···The Brothers Grimm
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mayor)
(movie, 2003)
···What a Girl Wants
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lord Orwood)
(movie, 2002)
8.3Gangs of New York
Genre: Drama, History, Crime
Role: Actor (as P.T. Barnum)
(movie, 2001)
1.8A Knight's Tale
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action
Role: Actor (as Old Bishop)
(movie, 2001)
···Princess of Thieves
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Friar Tuck)
(movie, 1998)
···Swept from the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Canon Van Stone)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Eddie Monk)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Turpin)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Priest)