Godfrey was a vibrant source of comedy on the big screen, bringing laughter and joy to many audiences over the course of his Hollywood career. In 1995, he made his professional debut at the New York comedy club Carolines on Broadway. In the beginning of his acting career, Godfrey starred in comedies like "Zoolander" (2001) with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson and the Jerry Seinfeld film "Comedian" (2002). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-). He continued to act in productions like the comedy "Johnson Family Vacation" (2004) with Cedric The Entertainer, the comedy "Soul Plane" (2004) with Tom Arnold and the comedy "The Cookout" (2004) with Quran Pender. He also appeared in "Phat Girlz" (2006). Godfrey's distinctive voice can be heard on "Black Dynamite" (Cartoon Network, 2011-15). Most recently, Godfrey acted on "Benders" (IFC, 2015-).