|Dr. Norman Godfrey|
Hemlock Grove, Pennsylvania, United Sates
Heart ripped out
Norman Godfrey was a Psychiatrist at Hemlock Acres he was also a share owner of The Godfrey Institute before he sold his shares after his daughter Letha Godfrey had died while giving birth in the building. Norman was the ex-husband of Marie Godfrey who he had been cheating on with Olivia Godfrey his brother's wife which resulted in a child, Roman Godfrey. Norman died in the final episode of the second season when he attempted to kill Olivia but she ripped his heart out.
Norman had met his wife Marie when her father Mr. Newport worked at The Godfrey Steel Mill however Mr. Newport did not want Norman anywhere near his daughter however Norman still won the heart of Marie. They later got married and had a daughter named Letha. After his brother J.R. Godfrey married a mysterious woman named Olivia, he and Olivia had begun a secret affair which Marie had a feeling was going on but never said anything to keep her family together. In a flash-back Norman is seen with J.R. at Juliet Godfrey's funeral where J.R. and Norman sat together and watched Olivia smiling and having a good time at their daughter's funeral. J.R. tells Norman that he doesn't trust Olivia and believes she murdered their daughter and ask Norman to give her a session at Hemlock Acres. Olivia does go to the session where Norman begins to ask her why has she not shed a tear over her deceased daughter and Olivia tells him that her lost is exactly what it is "mines". In another flash-back Norman is with his brother outside of The White Tower in the rain carrying a small coffin inside contained Shelley Godfrey who was later reanimated by Dr. Pryce who Norman disliked for unknown reasons. Some time later Norman and J.R. are seen in the rain in front of The Institute where J.R. ask Norman to help him kill Olivia however Norman refuses, J.R. then tells him that he knows that Norman is having an affair with his wife and leaves. That night J.R. committed suicide leaving Norman a note reading "Don't let her destroy you". However Norman did not listen to his warning and continued is affair which would eventually lead to his death.
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- Norman as a given name is of mostly English origin, It is a Germanic name and is composed of the elements nord "north" and man "man". It also of French origin meaning "from the north".
- Godfrey Norman's birth surname is of Anglo-Saxon or Irish origin along with being from the Germanic name Godafrid, which meant "Peace of God" from the Germanic elements God and from "Peace".