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Godfrey Cambridge
Birth: Feb. 26, 1933
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1976
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born in New York City, he began his career as a brilliant stand-up comedian and was acclaimed by Time magazine as one of the country's four most celebrated African American comics in the 1960s. He branched into acting performing on Broadway in 1962, in the play "Nature's Way" for which he received a Tony Award nomination. For feature films, he made his debut in "The President's Analyst" (1967), followed by "The Biggest Bundle of Them All" (1968), "Bye Bye Braverman" (1968) and was most noted for his lead role as Jeff Gerber in "Watermelon Man" (1970). For television, he appeared on many series shows such as "The Red Skelton Hour", "The Monkees", "Night Gallery", "The Dick Van Dyke Show", "Naked City" and "Police Story". At the height of his career, he died suddenly at age 43 in Burbank, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Heart attack 
Inscription:
Beloved Husband And Father
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Murmuring Trees, Block 5443
GPS (lat/lon): 34.14522, -118.3219
 
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Record added: Oct 17, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6677
Godfrey Cambridge
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Godfrey Cambridge
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Godfrey Cambridge
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Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
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