An American film, stage, and television actress, and film producer. She began her career in the 1970s, appearing in several independent thriller films before achieving mainstream success in the mid-1980s. Born in New York City to actress Tippi Hedren and advertising executive Peter Griffith, she was raised mainly in Los Angeles, where she graduated from the Hollywood Professional School at age 16.
In 1975, a then 17-year-old Griffith appeared opposite Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn’s film noir Night Moves. Since then she has regularly appeared in films and on television.