From cop to actress, Faneal Godbold is definitely ‘moving forward’

In Utero film Faneal Godbold
Faneal Godbold (right) on the set of In Utero. (Photo courtesy Faneal Godbold)

Faneal Godbold chose a career in what was once a man’s world, law enforcement. Although during her school years she had enjoyed participating in theater and drama, the real-world career path she followed as an adult was anything but glamorous.

Law enforcement was a magnet for the North Carolina native. Her father, grandfather, and uncle all worked in law enforcement. Godbold’s dad did what a lot of parents do—instructed her to “get a job so you can pay your bills.”

It’s likely Godbold’s dad didn’t envision his daughter appearing on TV, film, and commercials. How did she make the leap from law and order on the streets to justice on the big screen?  Continue reading “From cop to actress, Faneal Godbold is definitely ‘moving forward’”

Faneal Godbold chose to ‘step up’ early on

actress Faneal Godbold
Faneal Godbold (image courtesy

I’ll soon have an interview with actress and law enforcement expert Faneal Godbold. Recently the CEO of the Recording Academy, responding to complaints about the scarcity of women in the Grammy Awards, said women should “step up.”

Godbold stepped up all on her own.  Continue reading “Faneal Godbold chose to ‘step up’ early on”