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Arthur Godfrey (1903–1983)


Arthur Godfrey was born in New York City on August 31, 1903. Mr. Godfrey was a radio and TV host and had his own television show The Arthur Godfrey Show, (1948-1959). During his career, he discovered and show cased many new talents including Pat Boone, Julius LaRosa, Marion Marlowe, and many others. Known affectionately as "The Old Redhead," ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins. See more awards »

Filmography

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 1979 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ned Dunkmueller
 1979 Flatbed Annie & Sweetiepie: Lady Truckers (TV Movie)
Uncle Wally
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
Red Greene
- Great Expectations (1978) ... Red Greene
 1978 The Great Bank Hoax
Major William Bryer Ret.
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Claude Sitwell
- The Adventure of the Eccentric Engineer (1976) ... Claude Sitwell
 1967-1969 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Shifty Sam / Farmer
- Little Old Rainmaker: Me (1967) ... Farmer
 1968 Your All-American College Show (TV Series)
Host
 1964 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Cameo
- Episode #2.14 (1964) ... Cameo
 1963 4 for Texas
Mr. Godfrey (uncredited)
 1960/I Candid Camera (TV Series)
Co-Host (1960-1961)
 1950 Fifty Years Before Your Eyes (Documentary)
Narrator
 1950 Arthur Godfrey and His Ukulele (TV Series)
Host
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Show Show Self (53 credits)
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Other Works:

Served as narrator for a 1950s Columbia Records recording of 'Sergei Prokofiev''s "Peter and the Wolf", with 'André Kostelanetz' and his orchestra. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Trivia:

He made his radio debut in the mid-'20s on a radio talent show as a banjo player and singer. He later hosted his own musical/variety program, "Red Godfrey The Warbling Banjoist & His Uklelee Club. See more »

Trademark:

Ukulele See more »

Nickname:

"The Ol' Redhead"

Star Sign:

Virgo

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