Grandfather of Alexander Bauer, Dakota Johnson, and Stella Banderas.
Father of actress Melanie Griffith by first wife actress Tippi Hedren, and father of actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A. Griffith by second wife, actress Nanita Greene Samuels.
Was age 18 when he married Tippi Hedren, who was age 22.
Father-in-law of Antonio Banderas and Heather Griffith.
Former father-in-law of Don Johnson and Steven Bauer.