Patrick Godfrey Biography (1933-)

Born February 13, 1933; son of Frederick (a reverend) and Lois Mary Gladys (maiden name, Turner) Godfrey; married Amanda Galafres Patterson Walker, April20, 1960; children: Richard Lindsay, Kate. Addresses: Contact: c/o Markham & Froggatt Ltd., Julian House, 4 Windmill St., London W1P 1HF England.


Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Miss Julie, 1972
  • Dr. Saunders, Heat and Dust, Universal, 1983
  • Simons, Foreign Body, Orion, 1986
  • Reverend Mr. Eager, chaplain of the Anglican church in Florence, A Room with a View, Cinecom International, 1986
  • Headmaster, Clockwise, Universal, 1986
  • Simcox, Maurice, Cinecom Pictures, 1987
  • Auctioneer, On the Black Hill, Roxie Releasing, 1987
  • Dr. Lombrosow, Manifesto (also known as A Night of Love), Cannon Group, 1988
  • Coroner, The Girl in a Swing, Miramax, 1988
  • Black and White, Greycat Films, 1991
  • Spencer, The Remains of the Day, Columbia, 1993
  • Court usher, The Trial, Angelika, 1993
  • Professor Olkhin, The Gambler (also known as A jatekos), 1997
  • Leonardo da Vinci, Ever After (also known as Cinderella andEver After: A Cinderella Story), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Father Felix, My Brother Tom, 2001
  • Morrell, The Count of Monte Cristo (also known as Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo), Buena Vista, 2002
  • Merriman, The Importance of Being Earnest, Miramax, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Commanding officer, Rainy Day Women, 1984
  • Geoffrey Oxlade (series 2), Pet Auf Wiedersehen, 1986
  • Bishop of Stepney, Bramwell, 1995
  • Ed, Shades, 2000
  • Movies
  • Helicanus, Pericles, Prince of Tyre (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Pericles, Prince of Tyre and The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Pericles, Prince of Tyre), 1984
  • Cominius, The Tragedy of Coriolanus (also known as Coriolanus, The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: The Tragedy of Coriolanus, and BBC Television Shakespeare: The Tragedy of Coriolanus), 1984
  • Member of chorus, Antigone, 1984
  • Father Gough, Behaving Badly, 1988
  • Major Jones, Murderers among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story, HBO,1989
  • Geoffrey Alderney, Do Not Disturb, 1991
  • Judge, The Count of Solar, 1991
  • Deputy Mueller, Genghis Cohn, Arts and Entertainment, 1993
  • Eddie, You Me + It, 1993
  • Judge, Bermuda Grace, NBC, 1994
  • Second committee member, Message for Posterity (also known as Performance: Message for Posterity), 1994
  • Station Master Davidson, Cruel Train, 1995
  • Voice, The Miracle Maker, ABC, 2000
  • Michael Foot MP, The Falklands Play, BBC4, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Thomas Wriothesley, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, 1971
  • Mr. Bullett Finch, Blott on the Landscape, 1985
  • Lambert, Monte Carlo, CBS, 1986
  • Chairman, A Perfect Spy (also known as John le Carre's A Perfect Spy), PBS, 1988
  • Magistrate, Sleepers, PBS, 1991
  • Griffiths, Dandelion Dead, PBS, 1994
  • General Conyers, A Dance to the Music of Time, 1997
  • Specials
  • Mr. Kenwigs, Jennings, irate gentleman, man next door, and casino proprietor, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (also known as Nicholas Nickleby), The Disney Channel, 1983
  • Lord Estair, The Kidnapped Prime Minister, PBS, 1992
  • Second Beefeater, My Friend Walter, PBS, 1992
  • Voice, The Lost American, PBS, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Tor, "The Savages," Doctor Who, 1966
  • Grant, "The Human Time Bomb," Doomwatch, 1971
  • Major Cosworth, "The Mind of Evil," Doctor Who, 1972
  • Walter Wheatley, "A Question of Loyalty," The Sandbaggers, 1980
  • Oakley, "Break Through," The Edge of Darkness, BBC, 1985
  • Mr. Schuster, "Nemesis," Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series III, BBC and PBS, 1987
  • Chief Whip, "Three Line Whipping," The New Statesman, 1987
  • Mr. Norris, The Charmer, PBS, 1989
  • Lord Estair, "The Kidnapped Prime Minister," Poirot, 1990
  • Dr. Greer, "Deadly Slumber," Inspector Morse, 1993
  • Larry Clarke, "Marking Time," Casualty, BBC1, 2000
  • Other
  • Also appeared in Anthony and Cleopatra; Noah; The ThreeSisters.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Ephraim Smooth, Wild Oats or "The Strolling Gentlemen," Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1976
  • Irate gentleman, Jennings, Kenwigs, and man next door, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Aldwych Theatre, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1981-1982
  • Serebryakov, Uncle Vanya, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London, 1991
  • Paulet, Mary Stuart, Royal National Theatre, 1996
  • Pat Denning, 42nd Street, North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA, 1997
  • Calianux, The Maid's Tragedy, The Globe Theatre, London, 1997
  • Old Shepherd, The Winter's Tale, The Globe Theatre, 1997
  • Cecil Lewis, The Iceman Cometh, Almeida Theatre, London, 1998, then Brooks Atkinson Theater, New York City, 1999
  • Battle Royal, Royal National Theatre, 2000
  • Also appeared as Priuli, Galileo, Almeida Theatre; Friar Laurence,Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Company; Paulet, Mary Stuart, National Theatre; Polonius, Hamlet, Stratford; Kulyghin, ThreeSisters; and at the Royal Court Theatre and at the Royal National Theatre.
  • Major Tours
  • The Pirates of Penzance, U.S. cities, c. 1982
  • Sir Dinadan, Camelot, U.S. and Canadian cities, 1984-1986
  • Polonius, Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1989

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