Alf Goddard

Professional Boxer, Film actor

1897 – 1981

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Who was Alf Goddard?

Alf Goddard was a British film actor.

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 onto comedy roles.

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Born
Nov 28, 1897
London
Also known as
  • Alfred Goddard
  • Frank Henry Goddard
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • London
Died
Feb 25, 1981
Middlesex

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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