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What was Arthur Godfrey known for?
Arthur Godfrey, the ukulele-playing radio and television personality whose folksy manner won him millions of admirers in the 1940's and 50's, died yesterday at the age of 79. Mr. Godfrey, who had been mostly retired since the late 1950's, died in Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York after a stay of 13 days.
Who did Arthur Godfrey discover?
Arthur Godfrey Tidbits He started in radio in the 1930s and although he had little talent as a performer, he was great at spotting talent. He discovered Pat Boone, Anita Bryant and Julius LaRosa, to name a few. But he wasn't a nice man. In fairness, he was frequently plagued by pain from old injuries.
What nationality was Arthur Godfrey?
American
Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by his nickname The Old Redhead.
Did Arthur Godfrey have a lung removed?
In 1959, he gave up his daily television programs because of an operation to remove a cancerous lung. It was a medical procedure that was followed by millions. He kept up his radio broadcasts for CBS until 1972. In recent years he has appeared in occasional special broadcasts.
Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by ...
Children: 3
Years active: 1929–1979
Occupation: Broadcaster and entertainer
Born: Arthur Morton Leo Godfrey; August 31, 1903; Manhattan, New York, U.S
Arthur Godfrey and His Friends is an American television variety show hosted by Arthur Godfrey. The hour-long series aired on CBS Television from January ...
Original network: CBS Television
Original release: January 12, 1949 –; April 28, 1959
Picture format: Black-and-white
No. of seasons: 10
Arthur Godfrey was born in New York City on August 31, 1903. Mr. Godfrey was a radio and TV host ... Born: August 31, 1903. Died: March 16, 1983 (age 79) ...
Actor: The Love Boat Ned Dunkmueller (1979)
Arthur Godfrey, in full Arthur Morton Godfrey, (born August 31, 1903, New York City, New York—died March 16, 1983, New York City), American radio and ...
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Born: August 31, 1903 New York City New York
Key People: Charlie Chaplin Edith Piaf Josephine Baker Kate Smith May Irwin
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Feb 8, 2022 · Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts (Unaired Pilot) 1948. 1,200 views Feb 8, 2022 This was a test ...
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Jan 12, 2020 · The long-running live TV variety show "Arthur Godfrey and His Friends" made its debut on CBS ...
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Godfrey began a regimen of radiation therapy and once again - like his accident recovery in 1931 and his successful hip replacement in 1953 - he beat the odds ...
Born: August 31, 1903, Manhattan
Arthur Godfrey's straightforward, informal style—along with his tendency to poke fun at his sponsors—made him one of the most popular radio personalities of ...
Used his hit television show, the “Arthur Godfrey Show,” to advertise aviation. At its prime, the program had 82 million viewers, and his combined broadcasts ...
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Arthur Godfrey was born in the "School of Hard-Knocks," in New York City, in 1903. Not a very bright child, even all the way up to his death in 1983, ...