Harry Morgan

Biography

Born: Harry Bratsberg April 10, 1915 in Detroit, Michigan, USA Died: December 7, 2011 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA At age 96 Harry Morgan was a prolific character actor who starred in over 100 films and was a stage performer. Known to a younger generation of fans as "Col. Sherman T. Potter" on M*A*S*H. Also known for his commanding personality throughout his career, he tackled movies and television in a way no other actor would do it.

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Birth Name

Harry Bratsberg

Birth Place

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Birth Date

4/10/1915

Death Date

12/7/2011
Known For
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Support Your Local Sheriff

Olly Perkins

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Dragnet

Captain Gannon

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The Ox-Bow Incident

Art Croft (as Henry Morgan)

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The Cat from Outer Space

General Stilton

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Backlash

Tony Welker

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Support Your Local Gunfighter

Taylor

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Snowball Express

Jesse McCord

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Not as a Stranger

Oley

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The Barefoot Executive

E. J. Crampton

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The Flight of Dragons

Carolinus (voice)

Starring In
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Los Angeles Plays Itself

Officer Bill Gannon in Dragnet (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Family Plan

Sol Rubins

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The Incident

Judge Bell

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14 Going on 30

Uncle Herb

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Dragnet

Captain Gannon

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Sparkling Cyanide

Captain Kemp

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The Flight of Dragons

Carolinus (voice)

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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

Maj. T.P. Gaskill

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Backstairs at the White House

President Harry S. Truman (4 episodes, 1979)

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Roots - The Next Generations

Bob Campbell

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The Cat from Outer Space

General Stilton

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Exo-Man

Arthur Travis

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The Shootist

Marshall Thibido

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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Homer McCoy

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The Last day

Narrator

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Sidekicks

Sheriff Jenkins

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Charley and the Angel

The Angel formerly Roy Zerney

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Snowball Express

Jesse McCord

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The Barefoot Executive

E. J. Crampton

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Support Your Local Gunfighter

Taylor

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Scandalous John

Sheriff Pippin

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Partridge Family - The Complete Second Season

Cal / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)

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Support Your Local Sheriff

Olly Perkins

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Viva Max

Chief of Police Sylvester

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The Flim Flam Man

Sheriff Slade

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What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?

Major Pott

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Frankie and Johnny

Cully

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How the West Was Won

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (as Henry {Harry} Morgan)

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Inherit the Wind

Judge Mel Coffey

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Cimarron

Jessie Rickey (printer) (as Henry {Harry} Morgan)

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The Mountain Road

Sgt. 'Mike' Michaelson (as Henry 'Harry' Morgan)

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It Started with a Kiss

Charles Meriden (as Henry 'Harry' Morgan)

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Star in the Dust

Lew Hogan

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Backlash

Tony Welker

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The Bottom of the Bottle

as Felix - Barkeep

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

Sgt. Gregovich (as Henry {Harry} Morgan)

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Not as a Stranger

Oley

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Strategic Air Command

Sgt. Bible - Flight Engineer (as Henry Morgan)

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Pete Kelly's Blues

(uncredited)

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The Far Country

Ketchum (as Henry Morgan)

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The Glenn Miller Story

Chummy MacGregor (as Henry Morgan)

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About Mrs. Leslie

Fred Blue (as Henry Morgan)

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Torch Song

Joe Denner (as Henry Morgan)

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Thunder Bay

Rawlings (as Henry Morgan)

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High Noon

Sam Fuller

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Bend of the River

Shorty (as Henry Morgan)

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Scandal Sheet

Biddle (as Henry Morgan)

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Big Jim McLain

Narrator (uncredited)

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Stop, You're Killing Me

Innocence (as Henry Morgan)

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Der Löwe von Arizona

Verne Kimber (as Henry Morgan)

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My Six Convicts

Dawson

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The Blue Veil

Charles Hall

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El Pozo de la Angustia

Claude Packard (as Henry Morgan)

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Dark City

Soldier

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Appointment with Danger

George Soderquist (as Henry Morgan)

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Outside the Wall

Garth (as Henry Morgan)

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Seemannslos

Britton (as Henry Morgan)

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Red Light

Rocky (as Henry Morgan)

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Holiday Affair

Police lieutenant (as Henry Morgan)

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Strange Bargain

Lt. Richard Webb (as Henry Morgan)

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The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend

Hoodlum (uncredited)

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Yellow Sky

Half Pint (as Henry Morgan)

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The Big Clock

Bill Womack (as Henry Morgan)

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All My Sons

Frank Lubey (as Henry Morgan)

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The Saxon Charm

Hermy (as Henry Morgan)

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Race Street

Hal Towers (as Henry Morgan)

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The Gangster

Shorty (as Henry Morgan)

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Dragonwyck

Klaas Bleecker (as Henry Morgan)

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From This Day Forward

Hank Beesley (as Henry Morgan)

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Somewhere in the Night

Bath attendant (uncredited)

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Crime Doctor's Man Hunt

Jervis (uncredited)

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It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog

Gus Rivers (as Henry Morgan)

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State Fair

Barker (as Henry Morgan)

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Wing And A Prayer

Ens. Malcolm Brainard (as Henry Morgan)

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The Eve of St. Mark

Pvt. Shevlin (as Henry Morgan)

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Crash Dive

Brownie (as Henry Morgan)

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Happy Land

Anton 'Tony' Cavrek (as Henry Morgan)

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The Ox-Bow Incident

Art Croft (as Henry Morgan)

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To the Shores of Tripoli

Mouthy (as Henry Morgan)

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Orchestra Wives

Cully Anderson (as Henry Morgan)

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