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Jack Griffin (I) (1928–1988)

Jack Griffin was born John Joseph Griffin in Jersey City NJ August 25, 1928, he started his acting career in 1968 after meeting Jackie Coogan, who suggested that Jack was a natural. He first co-stared in the long running play The Odd Couple, along with Hal March and Jackie Coogan, Jack played Murry the cop. He had a long career in the business ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 60) in Georgia, USA

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Known For

Gable and Lombard Gate Guard
(1976)
Midnight Madness Tow Truck Driver
(1980)
Mannix First zoo attendant
(1970)
The Unholy Rollers Poker Player
(1972)

Filmography

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 1992 Lucky Ed's Tabloid News (TV Movie)
Al the Meat Manager
 1984 Down to Earth (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Food for Thought (1984) ... Delivery Man
 1982-1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
Security guard
- Psych-Out (1983)
- Dye Job (1983) ... Security guard (uncredited)
- Abra-Cadaver (1982)
 1983 Small & Frye (TV Series)
Cook
 1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Teamster
- David's Rib (1981) ... Teamster
 1980 Private Benjamin
Drill Sgt (uncredited)
 1980 The Contender (TV Mini-Series)
- Pilot (1980)
 1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
Trucker
- Thrill Show (1980) ... Trucker
 1980 Midnight Madness
Tow Truck Driver
 1979 Mind Over Murder (TV Movie)
Cameraman
 1979 The Main Event
Boxing Coach (uncredited)
 1979 The North Avenue Irregulars
Traffic Cop
 1978 House Calls
Bunny suited actor
 1977 The Last Hurrah (TV Movie)
Walsh
 1974-1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Mr, Mayhew / Brewery Worker
- The Six Foot Stretch (1977) ... Mr, Mayhew
- Chief (1974) ... Brewery Worker
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Doorman
- The Vegas Connection (1977) ... Doorman
 1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me (TV Movie)
Handler
 1976 W.C. Fields and Me
Man Who Drops Trunk (uncredited)
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Officer Charles Collins
- A Coffin for Starsky (1976) ... Officer Charles Collins
 1976 Gable and Lombard
Gate Guard
 1976 No Deposit, No Return
Policeman
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
Detective
- Pay or Die (1976) ... Detective
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Driving Cop (uncredited)
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
The Host
- Bonus Baby (1975) ... The Host
 1974 Maude (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- The New Housekeeper (1974) ... Delivery Man
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
House Detective
- Eighteen Hours of Fear (1974) ... House Detective
 1974 The Elevator (TV Movie)
Delivery Man
 1973 The Sting
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1973 Superdad
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1973 Charley and the Angel
Policeman #2
 1973 The World's Greatest Athlete
Undetermined Secondary Role
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Gate Guard
- Requiem for a Falling Star (1973) ... Gate Guard
 1971-1973 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Mr. Adams / Guard
- Follow That Dog (1973) ... Mr. Adams
- The Wings of an Angel (1971) ... Guard
 1972 The Unholy Rollers
Poker Player
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Foreman
- A Standard of Manhood (1972) ... Foreman
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1971 All in the Family (TV Series)
Bill Hopper
- The Man in the Street (1971) ... Bill Hopper
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
Border Sergeant
- Ring Out, Ring It (1971) ... Border Sergeant
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Jess
- Conrad and the Taxi Squad (1971) ... Jess
 1970-1971 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Minor Role / Maintenance Man
- Freddie's Country Home (1971) ... Minor Role
- The Yacht Club (1970) ... Maintenance Man
 1970 Dinah East
Kelly
 1968-1970 Bewitched (TV Series)
Cab Driver / Keeper #2 / Waiter / ...
- The Salem Saga (1970) ... Cab Driver
- Daddy Does His Thing (1969) ... Keeper #2
- Samantha Twitches for UNICEF (1969) ... Waiter
- Samantha's Wedding Present (1968) ... Trash Collector
 1970 Mannix (TV Series)
First zoo attendant
- A Ticket to the Eclipse (1970) ... First zoo attendant
 1970 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
The Guard
- Lost Locket, Found Locket (1970) ... The Guard
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Manager
- Log 94: Vengeance (1970) ... Manager
 1969 Childish Things
Jack
 1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
Drunk (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Father of John Griffin III, Joshua Griffin and Barbi O'keefe.

Nickname:

Happy Jack

Star Sign:

Virgo

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