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Boyd Coddington (1944–2008)

Boyd Coddington was born on August 28, 1944 in Rupert, Idaho, USA as Boyd Leon Coddington. He is known for his work on American Hot Rod (2004), TV Land's Top Ten (2004) and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (1984). He was married to Jo Andenise Clausen McGee, Diane Marie Ragone Elkins and Peggy Jeanne King. He died on February 27, 2008 in Whittier... See full bio »

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 2009 Street Customs (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
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 2009 Dirty Jobs (TV Series)
- Mike's Day Off (2009) ... Self
 2004-2005 American Hot Rod (TV Series documentary)
- '42 Woodie Part 3 (2005) ... Self
- '42 Woodie Part 2 (2005) ... Self
 2004 TV Land's Top Ten (TV Series documentary)
- Top 10 TV Cars (2004) ... Self
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 2012 Chasing Classic Cars (TV Series documentary)
- Boyd Coddington Cars (2012) ... Self

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The viewers of "American Hot Rod" are.....people who lived in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, and loved these cars. Now they have money. (from a 2004 Associated Press interview) See more »


He was a machinist by trade, working at Disneyland during the day and tinkering with cars in his home garage at night and on weekends. Alumni from his shop include Jesse James and Chip Foose, who went on to open their own shops and star in reality TV shows. See more »


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