Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey bio

Birth Name: Arthur Godfrey

Occupation: Radio Host

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: August 31, 1903

Date Of Death: March 16, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Arthur Godfrey was born on the 31st of August, 1903. He was popular for being a Radio Host. The neighborly host of morning network radio whose career spanned from 1945 to 1972.

Arthur Godfrey was born in New York City. He was a radio operator in the United States Navy for four years. He was a television broadcaster and at one point a sponsor for a cigarette company, but he stopped when he discovered he had lung cancer and instead became an anti-smoking spokesperson.

Arthur Godfrey was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Arthur Godfrey is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Arthur’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Arthur Godfrey’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Arthur Godfrey’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Arthur Godfrey kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Arthur Godfrey was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Arthur Godfrey
NICKNAME: The Ol’ Redhead
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Arthur Godfrey was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Arthur Godfrey was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Arthur Godfrey had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Arthur Godfrey’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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