Arnold Ridley
Arnold Ridley
Born William Arnold Ridley
January 7, 1896(1896-01-07)
Bath, Somerset,
Died March 12, 1984 (aged 88)
London, England
Cause of death Fall
Occupation Actor, playwright
Years active 1923–84

William Arnold Ridley, OBE (7 January 1896 – 12 March 1984) was an English playwright and actor, first notable as the author of the play The Ghost Train and later in life for portraying the elderly Private Charles Godfrey in the British sitcom Dad's Army (1968–77).



Year Title Role
1971 Dad's Army Private Godfrey


External links

Arnold Ridley films

Dad's Army (1971)  ·

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