On This Day – January 8

On this day in 1928, silent screen comedian Raymond Griffith, known for his trademark silk top hat, married stage & screen star Bertha Mann.  This was one of those rare unions that stood the test of time. They were married 29 years, until Raymond’s death in 1957.

The Griffiths

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2 thoughts on “On This Day – January 8

  1. Their relationship didn’t exactly stand the test of time, as Griffith had an affair with a starlet at Fox about 1939 or 1940 while Griffith was a producer there. While they never divorced, their relationship was strained after that. Griffith’s adopted daughter told me that she thinks he had a nervous breakdown.

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