An Emmy winner for his outstanding performance in the television drama, "Our Father", this former escape artist's (handcuffs, chains, straight jackets) abilities range from intense drama to stand-up comedy. Anthony Griffith, was destined to make you laugh. Married, growing up in the inner city and reared by a religious mother, all help lay the foundation for Anthony's hilarious insights about life, liberty and the pursuit of sanity.
Anthony's rise in comedy is in no small part due to his inventive brand of humor. Whether reminiscing about a younger brother saddled with hand-me-downs, "even his childhood pictures were old pictures of me", or his thoughts on marriage, "After twenty years, five stitches and one restraining order, I've learned to say I'm sorry."
It's this story-telling style that captured the attention of Lea Thau of The Story-ville Center for the Spoken Word. Invited to participate in "The Moth" story-telling festival in Aspen, Co. several years ago, Anthony mesmerized audiences with his raw honesty and wit, sharing a personal story never before revealed.
"Comic's Unleashed w/Byron Allen"
"Comedy Central's Premium Blend"
"Tonight Show" - (3x) w/Johnny Carson, (3x) w/Jay Leno
"The Arsenio Hall Show" (6x)
"Comic Strip Live" (7x)
"Showtime" Comedy Special
"Evening at The Improv"
"Star Search" Finalist w/Ed McMahon
"VH1 Comedy" hosted by Rosie O'Donnell
Young Comedians: Making America Laugh ... aka Bob Hope's Young Comedians: Making America Laugh HBO's 14th Annual Young Comedians Special (1991)
"The Rat Thing"
"The Showbiz Show with David Spade"
"Masters of Horror"
"Our Father" *EMMY AWARD* Television movie of the week
"The Bernie Mac Show"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"The Benadryl Brownie"
"Savannah" TV Series
"The Parent 'Hood" w/Robert Townsend
Wait Means Never (2004)
The Hero (2003/I)
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Dead Man's Curve (1998)
Steel Sharks (1996)
Tales from the Hood (1995)
The Windy City (1992)
Understanding that laughter is the best medicine for the heart and soul, especiallyin this economy, Anthony Griffith has made it his mission it extend everyone'slongevity through the power of laughter.
With over twenty-five national comedy television appearances, Anthony's rise is in no small part due to his inventive brand of humor. Whether reminiscing about a younger brother saddled with hand-me-downs, "even his childhood pictures were old pictures of me", or his thoughts on marriage, "After twenty years, five stitches and one restraining order, I've learned to say I'm sorry, Anthony presents a unique outlook on the absurdities of life. His non-offensive humor coupled with his ability to bring his characters to life, has made Anthony an audience favorite at corporate and religious events.
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