Arthur Godfrey

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Birthday
31, 1903
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 17, 1983 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1903
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 17, 1983 (79)

About

The neighborly host of morning network radio whose career spanned from 1945 to 1972.

Before Fame

He was a radio operator in the United States Navy for four years.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

He got married to May Bourke on February 24, 1938 and they had three children together.

Associated With

Franklin Delano Roosevelt listened to his radio show.