Bob Godfrey was born in 1921 in Horse Shoe Bend on New South Wales, Australia. He was brought to England as a six months old baby. He grew up in Essex and later attended Leyton Art School. He left to join Linats, the Unilever Advertising Agency but a brief spell back at Linats ("a non-job") after service with the Royal Marines during the war was soon followed by his first break in animation as a background artist of the Larkins Company at the Film Producer's Guild. In 1954 he formed Biographic Films with Keith Learner and Jeff Hale. The company subsequently made hundreds of adverts for both cinema and television as well as animated inserts for different shows. In 1964 he left Biographic to form his own company Bob Godfrey's Movie Emporium which later became Bob Godfrey Films. His filmography is impressive. The most recognized films are HENRY 9 TO 5, KAMA SUTRA RIDES AGAIN (Oscar nomination), GREAT (Oscar and BAFTA), DREAM DOLL (Oscar nomination), INSTANT SEX (Otawa award) BIO WOMAN, H ENRY'S CAT (BAFTA), REVOLUTION, WHAT A HOG...Bob Godfrey was awarded the Life Achievment Award in Zagreb '92.

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