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Godfrey MacArthur Cambridge (February 26, 1933 - November 29, 1976) was an American comedian and actor. Alongside Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, and Nipsey Russell, he was acclaimed by Time magazine in 1965 as "one of the country's four most celebrated Negro comedians."

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Godfrey MacArthur Cambridge (February 26, 1933 - November 29, 1976) was an American comedian and actor. Alongside Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, and Nipsey Russell, he was acclaimed by Time magazine in 1965 as "one of the country's four most celebrated Negro comedians."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Godfrey Cambridge, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1933-02-26

Day of Death 1976-11-29

Place of Birth New York City

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1994 But... Seriously as Himself (archive footage)
1977 Scott Joplin as Tom Turpin
1975 Friday Foster as Ford Malotte
1975 Whiffs as Dusty
1974 Dead is Dead as Host - Himself
1973 Police Story (2 episodes)
1972 Come Back, Charleston Blue as Gravedigger Jones
1972 Beware! The Blob as Chester Hargis
1972 The Biscuit Eater as Willie Dorsey
1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem as Gravedigger Jones
1970 Watermelon Man as Jeff Gerber
1968 Bye Bye Braverman as Taxi Driver
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1 episode)
1968 The Biggest Bundle of Them All as Benjamin 'Benny' Brownstead
1967 The President's Analyst as Don Masters, CEA Agent
1967 The Busy Body as Mike
1966 ABC Stage 67 (1 episode)
1965 The Troublemaker as Fire Inspector
1964 The Hollywood Palace (1 episode)
1963 Gone Are the Days! as Gitlow Judson
1958 Naked City (2 episodes)
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Himself - Presenter
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)

Writing

1974 Dead is Dead Writer

Production

1974 Dead is Dead Producer

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