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Meet Adam Godley - Who Played "Pogo" From The Umbrella Academy

Published Thu Jan 09 2020 By aisha
Meet Adam Godley - Who Played "Pogo" From The Umbrella Academy

Adam Godley is an American actor and stage performer who is best known for his roles in Love Actually (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and The X Files: I Want To Believe (2008).

Godley has been nominated for Tony Award for best actor in his musical performance 'Anything Goes'. Here are some more interesting facts about Godley: 

What's his Net Worth?

Adam Godley has an estimated net worth of $4 million form his solo career as an actor. He has been earning his worth from series, voice acting, and stage performance. 

Ex-Wife - Alex Belcourt

A picture of Adam Godley's ex-wife Alex Belcourt.
A picture of Adam Godley's ex-wife Alex Belcourt.
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Godley married Alex Belcourt who is also an actress best known for her roles in Jane and the Dragon (2005), Midsomer Murders (1997) and The Brief (2004). The couples were enjoying their happy married life but unfortunately, things didn't work out between them and Godley and Belcourt decided to end their marriage while they got divorced in 2014.

Relationship with Jon Hartmere

After the divorce with Belcourt, Godley fell in love with Jon Hartmere who is a writer and a Former triple jumper. Godley and Hartmere are living together in Los Angeles and are enjoying their life.

Total work throughout his career

A picture of Adam Godley as Tom Brown in Fallet.
Adam Godley as Tom Brown in Fallet.
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Godley started his career in 1977 and has appeared in almost seventy movies, television series, and short videos. Some of his best works are in Suits as Nigel Nesbitt, Fallet as Tom Brown, and Son of Rambo as Brethren Leader.

Voice Acting

Adam Godley as Pogo in The Umbrella Academy.
Adam Godley as Pogo in The Umbrella Academy.
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In 2002, Godley gave his voice to a several fictional character like in "Preston Pig", "War Game"(2002) as Lacey / Dad, then in a video game "Quantum of Solace"(2008) as Guy Haines, "Elementary"(2013) as British Man, "The Umbrella Academy"(2019) as Pogo, and "Missing Link" (2019) as Lord Bilge.

Upcoming series

Godley is recently working in his upcoming series The Great as Archbishop. The series is said to be released in 2020.

Stage performance

Adam Godley in one of his stage performance.
Adam Godley in one of his stage performances.
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Godley started his stage career at the age of 11 in The White Devil as Prince Giovanni. Then in 1986, he joined a theater company in Scarborough at Alan Ayckbourn. Godley then started giving several stage performances in 'Cabaret' as Cliff, 'Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick' as Kenneth, 'Private Lives' as Victor Prynne,'Anything Goes' as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, and in 'The Lehman Trilogy' as Mayer Lehman.

Awards

Godley has been nominated for eight theater awards while has been nominated for four Olivier Award and one Tony Awards. He also won two theater awards one Outer Critics Circle Award and another Theater World Award.

Appeared in Breaking Bad

Adam Godley as Elliott Schwartz in Breaking Bad.
Adam Godley as Elliott Schwartz in Breaking Bad.
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Godley has played the role of Elliott Schwartz in Breaking Bad while it has only appeared in three episodes from 2008 to 2013 starring with Aaron Paul. The series is about a teacher who is diagnosed with lung cancer who sells methamphetamine for the sake of his family's future.

Achieved National Prominence

In 1984, Godley was involved in a TV-mini series named Moonfleet which was written by J. Meade Falkner. He was the lead role in the series which lead him to accomplish a national prominence from playing the part.

No Social Media Presence

Adam Godley is neither active on Twitter nor Instagram. He tends to keep his life private away from social media.

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