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Glenn Miller
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Moss Hart
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Peter Lorre
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Cheryl Crawford
(Music)
Harold Clurman
(Movies & TV)
Lee Strasberg
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Harry Morgan

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Harry Morgan

Prolific American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1915.

Countries: United States (61%), New York (13%), United Kingdom (6%)

Main connections: Glenn Miller, Moss Hart, Peter Lorre

Linked to: University of Chicago, The Ox-Bow Incident, Los Angeles Times, American Broadcasting Company

 

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Harry Morgan was born in 1915 add something


1933

Morgan was raised in Muskegon, Michigan, and graduated from Muskegon, Michigan High School in 1933, where he achieved distinction as a statewide debating champion add something


1935

He originally aspired to a law degree, but began acting while a junior at the University of Chicago in 1935 add something


1937

He began acting on stage under his birth name, joining the Group Theatre in New York City formed by Harold Clurman, Cheryl Crawford and Lee Strasberg in 1937 add something


1940

Morgan was married first to Eileen Detchon from 1940 until her death in 1985 add something


1942

Morgan made his screen debut in the 1942 movie "To the Shores of Tripoli" add something


1943

Morgan continued to play a number of significant roles on the big screen in such films as "The Ox-Bow Incident" ; "Wing and a Prayer" ; "Dragonwyck" ; "The Big Clock" ; "High Noon" ; and several films in the 1950s for director Anthony Mann, including "Bend of the River" ; "Thunder Bay" ; "The Glenn Miller Story" ; "The Far Country" and "Strategic Air Command" add something


1947

Morgan hosted the NBC radio series "Mystery in the Air" starring Peter Lorre in 1947 add something


1950

In 1950 Morgan appeared as an obtrusive, alcohol-addled hotel clerk in the "Dragnet" radio episode "The Big Boys" add something

 

Jack Webb - " In 1950, Webb appeared alongside future 1960s "Dragnet" partner Harry Morgan in the film noir "Dark City," which featured the first screen appearance of a new young actor named Charlton Heston


1954

A few years later, still credited as Henry Morgan, he was cast in the role of pianist Chummy MacGregor in the 1954 biopic "The Glenn Miller Story" add something


1976

He was given a supporting role in John Wayne's last film "The Shootist" in 1976, playing the town lawman who cheered Wayne's character's forthcoming demise from cancer add something


1978

Sandy Duncan - In 1978, she starred in Disney's "The Cat from Outer Space" alongside Ken Berry, Harry Morgan and Roddy McDowall


1979

In 1979, Morgan played Mr. DePinna in a TV version of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer prize-winning play "You Can't Take It With You" add something


 

In 1980, Morgan won an Emmy award for his performance on "M add something


1981

The Love Boat - In 1981, P&O Cruises' "Sea Princess" was used for the special two-hour episode "Julie's Wedding", set in and around Australia, and guest-starring Lloyd Bridges, Katherine Helmond, Harry Morgan, Patrick Duffy and Anthony Andrews, among others


1986

In 1986, he costarred with Hal Linden in "Blacke's Magic", a show about a magician who doubled as a detective solving unusual crimes add something

 

He married Barbara Bushman Quine on December 17, 1986; the marriage lasted until his death add something


1987

He played the lead role of Martin Vanderhoff in a short-lived series based on the same play, in 1987 add something

 

In 1987, Morgan reprised his Bill Gannon character, now a captain, for a supporting role in another film version of "Dragnet", a parody of the original series written by and starring Dan Aykroyd and co-starring Tom Hanks and Christopher Plummer add something


1997

In July 1997, Morgan was charged with abusing his wife a year earlier, after a beating left her with injuries to her eye, foot, and arm add something


2006

In 2006, Morgan was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum add something


Harry Morgan died in 2011 add something

 

Morgan died peacefully in his sleep at 3:00 am in Los Angeles, on December 7, 2011, at the age of 96 add something

 

Frances Rafferty - With the death of Harry Morgan in 2011, none of the "December Bride" cast is still living