Alf Goddard

Frank Henry "Alf" Goddard (28 November 1897 in Brentford, Middlesex – 25 February 1981 in Ealing, London) was an English film actor.[1]

Alf Goddard
Born
Frank Henry Goddard

(1897-11-28)28 November 1897
Died26 February 1981(1981-02-26) (aged 83)
Ealing, London, England
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1925–1953

Brother of a famous boxer, Alf Goddard was once a boxer too. He was also a trained athlete and a professional dancer. He served in the army in World War I and when he was invalided out he worked on munitions. He made his stage debut in a musical hall act in 1916. His first appearance in films was as a stunt double where he did a number of risky jobs like jumping off bridges and swimming in rough seas. This led to him being given acting parts. Later he moved on to comedy roles.

Filmography

References

Bibliography

  • Various Who's Whos of the 1930s.
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