Roger Ashton-Griffiths

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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).

Most Popular Roger Ashton-Griffiths Trailers

Total trailers found: 42

The Lobster Trailer (2015)

08 October 2015

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

A Knight's Tale Trailer (2001)

11 May 2001

William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it.

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Trailer (2010)

23 May 2010

Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl.

Gangs of New York Trailer (2002)

14 December 2002

It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier.

The Colour of Magic Trailer (2008)

23 March 2008

As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc.

Brazil Trailer (1985)

20 February 1985

Brazil is a Terry Gilliam dystopic black comedy film that reflects the melancholy, dreamlike quality of a famous Brazilian song that’s been translated into English.

The Brothers Grimm Trailer (2005)

25 August 2005

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms.

What a Girl Wants Trailer (2003)

27 March 2003

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician.

Bright Star Trailer (2009)

05 November 2009

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes.

Grace of Monaco Trailer (2014)

14 May 2014

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.

Mr. Turner Trailer (2014)

31 October 2014

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

Summer in February Trailer (2013)

13 June 2013

The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight.

Nicholas Nickleby Trailer (2002)

27 December 2002

The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family.

Merlin Trailer (1998)

26 April 1998

The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

The Portrait of a Lady Trailer (1996)

18 October 1996

Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will.

Pirates Trailer (1986)

08 May 1986

Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ship, and kidnaps the niece of the governor of Maracaibo. The question is, can he keep this pace up?

Shadowlands Trailer (1993)

25 December 1993

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited m

Swept from the Sea Trailer (1998)

23 January 1998

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century.

Princess of Thieves Trailer (2001)

11 March 2001

Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Trailer (1989)

10 September 1989

The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant.

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders Trailer (1996)

13 October 1996

In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story.

Haunted Honeymoon Trailer (1986)

25 July 1986

Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives.

The Madness of King George Trailer (1994)

28 December 1994

Nicholas Hytner’s much awarded 1994 drama, based on Alan Bennett's West End play. George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

Irish Jam Trailer (2006)

01 January 2006

Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out.

Martin Chuzzlewit Trailer (1994)

07 November 1994

Martin Chuzzlewit is an old man with a large fortune and an even larger set of family and friends. A portrait of greed and selfishness, this magnificent adaptation of Dickens' comic masterpiece features an all-star cast.

The Wind in the Willows Trailer (1996)

16 October 1996

Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself.

Go Now Trailer (1995)

16 September 1995

Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together.

Jack the Ripper Trailer (1988)

21 October 1988

Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888.

Dreamchild Trailer (1985)

04 October 1985

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by.

Margaret Trailer (2009)

26 March 2009

A detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics as she faces her final days in power.

Ivanhoe Trailer (1997)

12 January 1997

This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages tells the epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert (Ciarán Hinds.

The London Firm Trailer (2015)

26 October 2015

Two hitmen wake up in the back of a truck to discover they have been drugged and their employer brutally murdered.

Vanity Fair Trailer (1998)

01 November 1998

This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen.

Crooked House Trailer (2017)

31 December 2017

An engaged woman holds off on marriage until the identity of the person who poisoned her grandfather is found.

Chambre à part Trailer (1989)

22 November 1989

A Very British Sex Scandal Trailer (2007)

20 July 2007

A Very British Sex Scandal tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a royal correspondent for the Daily Mail newspaper.

Devil's Gate Trailer (2004)

20 May 2004

Laura Fraser stars as a young woman forced to return to her hometown and confront the demons in her past, in this British thriller.

The Passion Trailer (2008)

16 March 2008

Follows Christ's last days and crucifixion.

Deflation Trailer (2001)

01 January 2001

Pride going before the fall.

You're Dead Trailer (1999)

01 October 1999

A veteran bank robber and his sidekicks plan a heist that goes awry.

The Wimbledon Poisoner Trailer (1994)

11 December 1994

Henry Farr , a Wimbledon solicitor, is desperate to rid himself of his wife. He settles on murder as his solution but, when the neighbours begin to drop dead at an alarming rate, Henry realises that killing people is not quite as straightforward as he first thought.

Chicago Joe and the Showgirl Trailer (1990)

16 May 1990

During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.