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Roland Frederick "Bob" Godfrey (May 27, 1921 – February 21, 2013)[1] was an English Academy Award-winning animator. He won the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award for his animated short movie Great in 1975.

Godfrey was born on May 27, 1921 in West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia to British parents. He was raised in Ilford, Essex. Godfrey studied at Leyton Art School. He was never married. Godfrey died on February 21, 2013 in England from natural causes, aged 91.[2]


  1. Bob Godfrey, Roobarb animator, dies aged 91, BBC News, 22 February 2013
  2. Hayward, Stan (22 February 2013). Bob Godfrey obituary. The Guardian. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 

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