Morgan, Harry 1915–
MORGAN, Harry 1915–
Original name, Harry Bratsburg; born April 10, 1915, in Detroit, MI; married Eileen Detchon, 1940 (died, 1985); married Barbara Bushman Quine, December 12, 1986; children: (first marriage) Chris (a producer), Charles (an attorney), Paul (an attorney), Daniel (deceased). Education: Attended the University of Chicago.
Addresses: Agent— The Artists Group, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2490, Los Angeles, CA 90067.
Career: Actor and director. Previously a member of the Group Theater, New York City.
Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, best supporting actor, 1959, for December Bride; Emmy Award nominations, outstanding supporting actor, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981 and 1982, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing in a comedy series, 1980, Emmy Award, outstanding supporting actor, 1980, for M*A*S*H; Golden Boot Award, 1998.
(As Henry Morgan) Mouthy, To the Shores of Tripoli, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1942.
(As Henry Morgan) Ebenezer Burling, The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1942.
(Uncredited) Cully Anderson, Orchestra Wives, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1942.
(As Henry Morgan) Henchman Nat, The Omaha Trail, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1942.
(As Henry Morgan) Art Croft, The Ox–Bow Incident (also known as Strange Incident ), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1943.
(As Henry Morgan) Tony Cavrek, Happy Land, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1943.
(As Henry Morgan) Brownie, Crash Dive, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1943.
(As Henry Morgan) Malcolm Brainard, Wing and a Prayer, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1944.
(As Henry Morgan) Thomas J. "Smoke" Reardon, Roger Touhy, Gangster (also known as The Last Gangster and Roger Touhy ), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1944.
(As Henry Morgan) Private Shevlin, The Eve of St. Mark, 1944.
(As Henry Morgan) Cottonwood Goss, Gentle Annie, 1944.
(Uncredited) The Horn Blows at Midnight, 1945.
(As Henry Morgan) Captain N. Purvis, A Bell for Adano, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1945.
(As Henry Morgan) Barker, State Fair (also known as It Happened One Summer ), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1945.
(As Henry Morgan) Joe Patillo, Johnny Comes Flying Home, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1946.
(As Henry Morgan) Gus Rivers, It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog (also known as It Couldn't Happen to a Dog ), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1946.
(As Henry Morgan) Klaus Bleecker, Dragonwyck, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1946.
(As Henry Morgan) Hank Beesley, From This Day Forward, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1946.
(Uncredited) Bath attendant, Somewhere in the Night, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1946.
(Uncredited) Jervis, Crime Doctor's Man Hunt, 1946.
(As Henry Morgan) Shorty, The Gangster (also known as Low Company ), Allied Artists, 1947.
(As Henry Morgan) Half Pint, Yellow Sky, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1948.
(Uncredited) McComb's tailor, Silver River, Warner Bros., 1948.
(As Henry Morgan) Hal Towers, Race Street, RKO, 1948.
(As Henry Morgan) Hermy, The Saxon Charm, Universal, 1948.
(As Henry Morgan) Billy Scripture, Moonrise, Republic, 1948.
(As Henry Morgan) Bill Womack, The Big Clock, Paramount, 1948.
(As Henry Morgan) Frank Lubey, All My Sons, Universal, 1948.
(As Henry Morgan) Lieutenant Richard Webb, Strange Bargain, RKO, 1949.
(As Henry Morgan) Rocky, Red Light, United Artists, 1949.
(As Henry Morgan) Hippolyte, Madame Bovary, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1949.
The young gambler, Hello Out There, 1949.
Police lieutenant, Holiday Affair, RKO, 1949.
(As Henry Morgan) Britton, Down to the Sea in Ships, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1949.
(As Henry Morgan) Garth, Outside the Wall, Universal, 1950.
(As Henry Morgan) Soldier, Dark City, Paramount, 1950.
(As Henry Morgan) Rod Main, The Showdown, 1950.
(As Henry Morgan) Abel Stone, Belle Le Grand, 1951.
(As Henry Morgan) Tim, The Highwayman, Allied Artists, 1951.
(As Henry Morgan) Claude Packard, The Well, United Artists, 1951.
(As Henry Morgan) George Soderquist, Appointment with Danger, Paramount, 1951.
(As Henry Morgan) Father Reed, When I Grow Up, Eagle–Lion Classics, 1951.
Charles Hall, The Blue Veil, RKO, 1951.
(As Henry Morgan) Shorty, Bend of the River (also known as Where the River Bends ), Universal, 1952.
Biddle, Scandal Sheet (also known as The Dark Page ), Columbia, 1952.
(As Henry Morgan) Dawson, My Six Convicts, Columbia, 1952.
(As Henry Morgan) Sam Fuller, High Noon, United Artists, 1952.
(As Henry Morgan) Quarter Horse Henry, Boots Malone, Columbia, 1952.
(As Henry Morgan) Sergeant Moran, What Price Glory?, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1952.
(As Henry Morgan) Verne Kimber, The Toughest Man in Arizona, Republic, 1952.
(Uncredited) Narrator, Big Jim McLain (also known as Jim McLain ), 1952.
Ed Cotten, Apache War Smoke, 1952.
Innocence, Stop, You're Killing Me, Warner Bros., 1952.
(As Henry Morgan) Lew Hutchins, Arena, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1953.
(As Henry Morgan) Joe Dennar, Torch Song, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1953.
(As Henry Morgan) Rawlings, Thunder Bay, Universal, 1953.
Al Muntz, Champ for a Day, Republic, 1953.
(As Henry Morgan) Chummy MacGregor, The Glenn Miller Story, Universal, 1954.
(As Henry Morgan) Fred Blue, About Mrs. Leslie, Paramount, 1954.
Major O. D. Halle, Prisoner of War, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1954.
(As Henry Morgan) Alfred "Alf" Billings, The Forty–Niners, Allied Artists, 1954.
(As Henry Morgan) Ketchum, The Far Country, Universal, 1955.
(As Henry Morgan) Oley, Bruni's husband, Not as a Stranger (also known as Morton Thompson's Not as a Stranger ), United Artists, 1955.
Sergeant Bible, Strategic Air Command, Paramount, 1955.
(Uncredited) Pete Kelly's Blues, 1955.
Tony Welker, Backlash, Universal, 1956.
(As Henry Morgan) Sergeant Gregovich, The Teahouse of the August Moon, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1956.
Lew Hogan, Star in the Dust (also known as Law Man ), Universal, 1956.
The Bottom of the Bottle (also known as Beyond the River ), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1956.
(Uncredited) Voice, Unidentified Flying Objects: The True Story of Flying Saucers (also known as UFO ), 1956.
(Uncredited) Operation Teahouse, 1956.
(As Henry Morgan) Sergeant Joe Dusak, Under Fire, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1957.
(As Henry Morgan) Charles Meriden, It Started with a Kiss, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1959.
(As Henry Morgan) Jessie Rickey, Cimarron, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1960.
(As Henry Morgan) Sergeant Michaelson, The Mountain Road, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1960.
Judge, Inherit the Wind, United Artists, 1960.
General Ulysses S. Grant, How the West Was Won, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1962.
Secretary of State Deems Sarajevo, John Goldfarb, Please Come Home, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1964.
Major Pott, What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?, United Artists, 1966.
T.V. cop, Star Spangled Salesman (documentary), U.S. Treasury Department, 1966.
Cully the piano player, Frankie and Johnny, United Artists, 1966.
Sheriff Slade, The Flim–Flam Man (also known as One Born Every Minute ), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1967.
Chief of Police George Sylvester, Viva Max!, Commonwealth, 1969.
Mayor Olly Perkins, Support Your Local Sheriff, United Artists, 1969.
(Uncredited) Senator, Patton (also known as Blood and Guts, Patton: A Salute to a Rebel, and Patton: Lust for Glory ), 1970.
Sheriff Pippin, Scandalous John, Buena Vista, 1971.
E. J. Crampton, The Barefoot Executive, Buena Vista, 1971.
Taylor Barton, mine owner/mayor of Purgatory, Support Your Local Gunfighter (also known as Latigo ), United Artists, 1971.
The angel, Charley and the Angel, Buena Vista, 1972.
Jesse McCord, Snowball Express, Buena Vista, 1972.
Sheriff Homer McCoy, The Apple Dumpling Gang, Buena Vista, 1975.
Marshal Thibido, The Shootist, Paramount, 1977.
General Stilton, The Cat from Outer Space, Buena Vista, 1977.
Major Gaskill, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Buena Vista, 1979.
Voice of Carolinus (the Green Wizard), The Flight of Dragons (animated; also known as Flight of the Dragon ), Warner Bros., 1982.
Captain Bill Gannon, Dragnet, Universal, 1987.
Himself, Hollywood Maverick: The Life and Times of William A. Wellman (documentary; also known as Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick ), Wild Bill Pictures, 1995.
Saul Rubins, Family Plan, 1998.
Dr. Chandler, Crosswalk, 1999.
Television Appearances; Series:
Pete Porter, December Bride, CBS, 1954–1959.
Pete Porter, Pete and Gladys, CBS, 1960–1962.
Repertory actor, The Richard Boone Show, NBC, 1963–1964.
Seldom Jackson, Kentucky Jones, NBC, 1964–1965.
Officer Bill Gannon, Dragnet '67, NBC, 1967.
Officer Bill Gannon, Dragnet (also known as Badge 714 ), NBC, 1967–1970.
Chief Deputy District Attorney H. M. "Staff" Stafford, The D.A., NBC, 1971–1972.
Dr. Amos B. Coogan, Hec Ramsay, NBC, 1972–1974.
Colonel Sherman T. Potter, M*A*S*H, CBS, 1975–1983.
Colonel Sherman T. Potter, After M*A*S*H (also known as AfterMASH ), CBS, 1983–1984.
Leonard Blacke, Blacke's Magic, NBC, 1986–1988.
Martin Vanderhoff, You Can't Take It with You, syndicated, 1987–1988.
Professor Suter, a recurring role, 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life As We Know It ), NBC, 1996–1997.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Rancher, Cat Ballou, NBC, 1971.
Doc Amos C. Coogan, Hec Ramsey: The Century Turns, NBC, 1972.
Sheriff Bill Willett, McLaren's Riders, CBS, 1977.
Robert T "Skinny" Malone, More Wild Wild West, CBS, 1980.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Captain Caleb, The Bastard (also known as The Kent Family Chronicles and The Kent Chronicles ), Operation Prime Time, 1978.
President Harry S. Truman, Backstairs at the White House, ABC, 1979.
Bob Campbell, Roots: The Next Generation, ABC, 1979.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Light's Diamond Jubilee, 1954.
Officer Bill Gannon, Dragnet 1966 (also known as World Premiere: Dragnet ), NBC, 1969.
Mr. Good, But I Don't Want to Get Married, ABC, 1970.
Dr. Horace Bowers, The Feminist and the Fuzz, ABC, 1971.
Inspector Richard Queen, Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You, NBC, 1971.
Sheriff Jenkins, Sidekicks, CBS, 1974.
Narrator, The Last Day, 1975.
Travis, The Exo–Man, NBC, 1977.
J. J. Strange, The Magnificent Magical Magnet of Santa Mesa (also known as The Adventures of Freddy ), NBC, 1977.
Toby Waites, Maneaters Are Loose!, CBS, 1978.
Jim Bob Jackson, Murder at Mardi Gras, NBC, 1978.
Hugo Peavey, Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid, ABC, 1978.
Robert "Skinny" Malone, The Wild, Wild West Revisited, CBS, 1979.
Mr. Scott, Better Late Than Never, NBC, 1979.
Plug Champion, Roughnecks, syndicated, 1980.
Mr. Briggs, Scout's Honor, NBC, 1980.
Robert "Skinny" Malone, More Wild, Wild West, CBS, 1980.
Father Everett Kolodny, Rivkin: Bounty Hunter, 1981.
Captain Kemp, Agatha Christie's Sparkling Cyanide (also known as Sparkling Cyanide ), CBS, 1983.
Colonel Sherman T. Potter, M.D., M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell and Amen, 1983.
Leonard Blacke, Blacke's Magic, 1986.
Uncle Herb, 14 Going on 30, ABC, 1988.
Judge Bell, The Incident, 1990.
Judge Stoddard Bell, Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore, 1992.
Judge Stoddard Bell, Incident in a Small Town (also known as The Incident ), 1994.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
"Sunset at Appomattox," Cavalcade of America, ABC, 1953.
Homer Byington, "Who Is Byington?," Cavalcade or America, ABC, 1956.
Mike Feeney, "The Marriage Broker," The 20th Century–Fox Hour, 1957.
Fred Braus, "A Snare for Murder," Have Gun—Will Travel, CBS, 1958.
Hermie Jenkins, "Anniversary Gift," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, CBS, 1959.
"Like My Own Brother," Going My Way, ABC, 1962.
"Operation Mess," Ensign O'Toole, NBC, 1962.
Bugs Moran, "Double Cross," The Untouchables, ABC, 1962.
Sheriff Ernie Backwater, "American Primitive," Have Gun—Will Travel, CBS, 1963.
Kendall Jones, "Strangers at Sundown," The Virginian, NBC, 1963.
"The Lady and the Luluai," Wackiest Ship in the Army, NBC, 1965.
"Fathers and Daughters," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965.
Francis X. Healy, "A Gift of Love," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965.
Francis X. Healy, "The Tent Dwellers," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965.
Francis X. Healy, "Going Home," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965.
"Love and the Motel," Love, American Style, ABC, 1970.
Willie Larkin, "The Sound of Money," The Partridge Family, ABC, 1970.
Osgood Pickett, "The Witness," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1970.
Thaddeus Conway, "The Late Mr. Peddington," Night Gallery, NBC, 1972.
Cal Courtney, "All's War in Love and Fairs," The Partridge Family, ABC, 1972.
John Milligan, "Milligan," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1972.
Panelist, I've Got a Secret, syndicated, 1972, 1976.
Major General Bartford Hamilton Steele, "The General Flipped at Dawn," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1974.
Jed Hockett, "The Wiving," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1974.
Jed Hockett, "Brides and Grooms," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1975.
Wendell Snead, "A Friendly Little Game," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978.
Professor, "The Professor's Wife: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981.
"The Racer's Edge," The Love Boat, ABC, 1985.
Retired Lieutenant Webb, "The Days Dwindle Down," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987.
Edgar Witherspoon, "The Curious Case of Edgar Witherspoon," The Twilight Zone, syndicated, 1988.
Moses Walzer, "Hostage," Renegade, 1994.
Voice of Officer Bill Gannon, "Mother Simpson," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1995.
Raymond, "Jeff & Ray & Racal's Big Adventure," The Jeff Foxworthy Show, ABC, 1995.
George, "Head Games," Grace under Fire, ABC, 1996.
Fletcher Conklin, "Career Day," Love & Money, CBS, 1999.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Jack Benny's Second Farewell Show, 1974.
The Paul Lynde Comedy Hour, 1978.
Mr. DePinna, You Can't Take It with You, CBS, 1979.
Memories of M*A*S*H, CBS, 1991.
Voice of William H. Seward, Lincoln, ABC, 1992.
M*A*S*H: 30th Anniversary Reunion, Fox, 2002.
Television Director; Episodic:
"A Need of Valor," The Richard Boone Show, 1964.
"Who Needs An Enemy?," The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, 1964.
"The World's Oldest Motive," The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, 1965.
"Log 51—A Jumper–Code Two," Adam–12, 1969.
"The Novocaine Mutiny," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1976.
"End Run," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1977.
"Patient 4077," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1978.
"Rally Round the Flagg, Boys," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1979.
"Stars and Stripes," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1979.
"Tell It to the Marines," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1981.
"Blood Brothers," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1981.
"Who Knew?," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1982.
"U.N., the Night and the Music," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1983.
Also directed episodes of The D.A. and Hec Ramsey.
The Gentle People, New York City, 1939.
My Heart's in the Highlands, New York City, 1939.
Thunder Rock, New York City, 1939.
Also appeared in Night Music and Night before Christmas.
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