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Famous People Named Godfrey

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Godfrey are out there? This list of celebrities named Godfrey will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Godfreys below include actors named Godfrey and athletes named Godfrey, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Godfrey who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Godfreys below include Godfrey, Godfrey Gao, and Godfrey Cambridge.
  • Godfrey

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceLincoln, Nebraska, USA

    Godfrey C. Danchimah, Jr. (born July 21, 1969), professionally known as Godfrey, is an American comedian and actor who has appeared on BET, VH1, Comedy Central, and feature films, such as Soul Plane,...  more
  • Godfrey Gao

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceTaipei, Taiwan

    Godfrey Gao was a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor, noted as the first Asian model to appear in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. He was known for his roles as Magnus Bane in the 2013 film adaptation...  more
  • Godfrey Cambridge

    Comedian, Actor

    AgeDec. at 43 (1933-1976)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Godfrey MacArthur Cambridge (February 26, 1933 – November 29, 1976) was an American stand-up comic and actor. Alongside Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, and Nipsey Russell, he was acclaimed by Time magazine...  more
  • Godfrey Hounsfield

    Physicist, Electrical engineer

    AgeDec. at 84 (1919-2004)

    BirthplaceNewark-on-Trent, United Kingdom

    Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield (28 August 1919 – 12 August 2004) was an English electrical engineer who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Allan McLeod Cormack for his part...  more
  • Godfrey Chevalier

    Lieutenant Commander Godfrey de Courcelles Chevalier, USN (7 March 1889 – 14 November 1922) was a pioneering naval aviator of the United States Navy of World War I and the early 1920s....  more
  • Godfrey Quigley

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 71 (1923-1994)

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    Godfrey Quigley (4 May 1923 – 7 September 1994) was an Irish film, television and stage actor. Quigley was born in Jerusalem, where his father was serving as an officer in the British Army. The...  more
  • Age90

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Godfrey James (born on 16 April 1931, in London) is an English actor.His film appearances include: Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964), Witchfinder General (1968), The Oblong Box (1969), Cry of the...  more
  • Godfrey Khotso Mokoena

    Track and field athlete


    BirthplaceHeidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa

    Godfrey Khotso Mokoena (born 6 March 1985 in Heidelberg, South Africa) is a South African athlete who specializes in the long jump and triple jump....  more
  • Godfrey Ho

    Screenwriter, Film Director


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Godfrey Ho (Chinese language: 何志强 or 何致强, born 1948) is a former Hong Kong-based prolific film director and screenwriter, sometimes considered the Ed Wood of Hong Kong cinema. Ho is believed to have...  more
  • Godfrey Reggio

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Godfrey Reggio (born March 29, 1940) is an American director of experimental documentary films....  more
  • Godfrey (Gottfried) Weitzel (November 1, 1835 – March 19, 1884) was a German-American major general in the Union army during the American Civil War. He was the acting Mayor of New Orleans during the...  more
  • Godfrey Rampling

    Military Officer, Athlete

    AgeDec. at 100 (1909-2009)

    BirthplaceBlackheath, London, London, United Kingdom

    Godfrey Lionel Rampling (14 May 1909 – 20 June 2009) was an English athlete and army officer who competed for Great Britain in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He turned 100...  more
  • AgeDec. at 68 (1884-1953)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Sir Godfrey Seymour Tearle (12 October 1884 – 9 June 1953) was a British actor who portrayed the quintessential British gentleman on stage and in both British and US films....  more
  • Godfrey Benson, 1st Baron Charnwood

    Politician, Author

    AgeDec. at 80 (1864-1945)

    BirthplaceAlresford, United Kingdom

    Godfrey Rathbone Benson, 1st Baron Charnwood (6 November 1864 – 3 February 1945) was an English author, academic, Liberal politician and philanthropist. Benson was born in Alresford, Hampshire, the...  more
  • Godfrey Martin Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern (6 July 1883 – 8 May 1971) was a Rhodesian politician and physician. He served as the fourth Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 1933 to 1953 and...  more
  • AgeDec. at 31 (1904-1935)

    BirthplaceMeynell Langley, United Kingdom

    Godfrey Meynell VC, MC (30 May 1904 – 29 September 1935) was a British Indian Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the...  more
  • Godfrey Binaisa


    AgeDec. at 90 (1920-2010)

    BirthplaceKampala, Buganda

    Godfrey Lukongwa Binaisa QC (30 May 1920 – 5 August 2010) was a Ugandan lawyer who was Attorney General of Uganda from 1962 to 1968 and later served as President of Uganda from June 1979 to May 1980....  more
  • Godfrey Howitt

    Physician, Botanist


    BirthplaceHeanor, United Kingdom

    Godfrey Howitt (8 October 1800 – 4 December 1873), entomologist, was born in Heanor in Derbyshire to Thomas Howitt. Thomas had farmed a few acres of land at Heanor and joined the Society of Friends...  more
  • Godfrey Vick

    Judge, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1892-1958)

    Sir Godfrey Russell Vick QC (24 December 1892 – 27 September 1958) was an English lawyer, judge and Liberal Party politician....  more
  • Godfrey Hodgson

    Journalist, Actor


    BirthplaceSussex, United Kingdom

    Godfrey Hodgson is a journalist....  more
  • Godfrey Rolles Driver

    Sir Godfrey Rolles Driver, CBE, FBA (20 August 1892 – 22 April 1975), known as G. R. Driver, was an English Orientalist noted for his studies of Semitic languages and Assyriology.Driver was born in...  more
  • Godfrey G. Goodwin

    Godfrey Gummer Goodwin (January 11, 1873 – February 16, 1933) was a Representative from Minnesota....  more
  • Godfrey Brown

    Godfrey Brown may refer to: Godfrey Brown (Hawaii) (c. 1838–1928), British businessman and politician of Hawaii Godfrey Brown (athlete) (1915–1995), British Olympic gold medallist...  more
  • Godfrey Myles

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 42 (1968-2011)

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Godfrey Clarence Myles (September 22, 1968 – June 10, 2011) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University...  more
  • Godfrey Grayson

    Television director, Film Director


    Godfrey Grayson was a British film director....  more
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