PETER GODFREY                                                  MOLLY VENESS

PETER GODFREY Career Highlights

some better known actors directed by

Peter Godfrey in 24 films between

1931 and 1956

Ronald Reagan

Rita Hayworth

Mickey Rooney

Raymond Burr

Raymond Massey

Angela Lansbury

Errol Flynn

Shirley Temple

Humphrey Bogart

Charles Laughton

Peter Lorre

William Demerest

Sydney Greenstreet

Agnes Moorehead

Gig Young

Eleanor Parker

Barbara Stanwyk

Jane Wyman

Alexis Smith

Ann Sheridan


in 13 films acted with, among others


David Niven

Olivia de Haviland

Spencer Tracy

Ingrid Bergman

Lana Turner

Eric Portman


dialogue direction, 2 films with

Gloria Swanson

Henry Fonda

Dezi Arnaz


also, as director  worked with scriptwriter

Jack London


writing credit

Forever and a Day 1943



founded Gate Theatre with Peter

38 Floral Street Covent Garden, London

in October 1925 and later at 16A Villiers Street

appeared on the stage of every West End London theatre

numerous television appearances

including as Terry McCann's (Denis Waterman) grandma in Minder 1980

and as Alan Bates' mother in An Englishman Abroad 1983