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Adam Godley, born on July 22, 1964, in Amersham, United Kingdom, is a distinguished actor known for his versatility and depth in both stage and screen performances. With a career that began at a young age, Godley has been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Laurence Olivier and Tony Awards, highlighting his significant contributions to theater. 


His Broadway debut in "Private Lives" earned him a Theatre World Award, marking an outstanding debut on Broadway.


Throughout his career, Godley has portrayed a range of compelling characters, from the intellectual Elliott Schwartz in "Breaking Bad" to the sophisticated Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in the Broadway revival of "Anything Goes."  His performance in the latter earned him nominations for a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award.  Godley's role as one of the Lehman brothers in "The Lehman Trilogy" at the National Theatre, and its subsequent Broadway transfer, showcases his ability to tackle complex material, earning him critical acclaim and a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play.

In recent years, Godley has expanded his repertoire to include roles in television series such as "Succession," where he played the character Darwin Perry in 2023.  Godley's filmography spans a wide array of genres, evidencing his adaptability and skill as an actor.  His appearances in movies such as "Love Actually," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," and "The Theory of Everything" have solidified his status as a reliable character actor capable of delivering memorable performances.  On television, his work in shows like "The Umbrella Academy" and "The Great" demonstrates his range and appeal across different audiences.


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