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Peter Godfrey (I) (1899–1970)

London-born Peter Godfrey was a stage actor / director / producer before coming to Hollywood as an actor in the late '30s. After appearing in several films, he turned to directing, and spent most of his career at Warner Bros., directing "B" dramas, comedies and thrillers. He left film directing in the mid-'50s and turned to episodic TV series. See full bio »

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 1958 Adventures of the Sea Hawk (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fiery Opal (1958)
 1957 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Water Skier (1957)
- Road Block (1957)
 1955-1957 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Mason Story (1957)
- Real Doll (1957)
- No Private Room (1957)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Lonely Ones (1956)
- Virtue (1955)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The End of Night (1956)
- Cold Harbor (1956)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One Life (1956)
 1955 Your Play Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Deception (1955)
 1955 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Breakfast in Bed (1955)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Waltz (1954)
 1953-1954 Big Town (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Stranger (1954)
- On Their Own (1953)
 1954 Janet Dean, Registered Nurse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Gomez Case (1954)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Key in the Lock (1953)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Lovely Day (1953)
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Marked X (1952)
 1952 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Poor Richard (1952)
 1950 Barricade
 1947 Cry Wolf
 1945 Hotel Berlin
 1931 Down River
 1930 Thread O' Scarlet (Short)
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He acted in Ernst Toller's play, "Hinkemann", at the Gate Theatre Studio in London, England with Ruth Taylor, Caroline Keith and W.E.C. Jenkins in the cast. See more »

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